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Objective

To obtain a position in a professional orchestra library where I can utilize my abilities to further thegoals of the organization.

Education

20052009

B.A. in Music

Nazareth College

Concentration: Music History

Major Instrument: Viola

GPA: 3.714/4.0

Work experience

2010Present

Orchestra Library Fellow

Philadelphia Orchestra Association

- Work with library staff on all aspects of music preparation for subscription and children’s concerts as well as special events. Specific duties include bowings, page turns/inserts, binding, photocopying, and creating audition excerpts.

- Help with collection maintenance by filing and cataloguing sets/scores and ensuring accurate instrumentation records in OPAS.

- Responsible for all rental returns.

- Handle part requests for cover conductors, substitute players and audio technicians.

- Assist with rehearsal and concert duty.

- Interact with orchestra personnel and administration to resolve issues as needed.

2011Present

Librarian

Symphony in C

- Responsible for all music rentals and purchases.

- Handle music preparation and distribution.

- Consult with artistic administration and the music director regularly regarding music-related

issues (editions, string counts, etc.)

- Attend all rehearsals and perform concert duty.

20112011

Aspen Opera Theater Center Librarian and Asst. American Academy of Conducting Librarian

Aspen Music Festival and School

- Responsible for the music preparation, concert duty, and day-to-day library operations of the

Aspen Opera Theatre Center pit orchestras

- Assisted head librarian of the Academy of Conducting at Aspen Orchestra with tasks that

included marking parts, photocopying, booking folders, and rehearsal duty.

20092010

Ensemble Librarian

Interlochen Center for the Arts

Oversaw and executed all aspects of music preparation and distribution for the Interlochen Philharmonic, Intermediate Choir, and Reading Orchestra.

- Inserted bowings, errata, cuts, and measure numbers.

- Formulated a music distribution system.

- Repaired music as needed.

- Consulted with conductors, faculty, and campers regarding any issues.

(2 summers: 2009 and 2010)

20072009

Music Librarian and Orchestra Manager

Nazareth College Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra

- Ordered and prepared music for two to three performances per semester for two separate ensembles.

- Organized Nazareth's orchestra music library with plans to transfer all music to new storage boxes, place music in concert order, and catalogue each piece by accession number in a self-built database.

- Ensured smooth orchestra rehearsals and performances by helping with set-up and managing orchestra personnel.

Aug 2008Dec 2008

Conservation Assistant

Sibley Music Library

- Worked on Public Domain Score Project by removing bindings and scanning music to be uploaded to the Internet for public use.

- Assisted with selecting music for deacidification shipments.