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Seeking to re-enter the work force after spending several years at home with our young children. Interested in part-time or full-time employment. Interested in a position in business or music-related profession where I can bring my unique skills to help make a company successful.

My office skills include: computer keyboarding proficiency (95 wpm) and 10-key numeric pad; working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, and Powerpoint; experience with Quicken and Microsoft Money; small office organization and management; and detailed attention to grammar, formatting, and editing.

My extensive background in piano includes: teaching private piano lessons; organizing joint studio recitals; accompanying for vocal and instrumental solo and ensemble performances; and performing for ensemble rehearsals, weddings, and praise and worship services. Apprenticed in two piano technician workshops to gain extensive experience with piano tuning, maintenance and repair.


Aug 1996Dec 1999


Harding University
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude
  • Performed Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 in C with orchestra
  • Honors include All-American Scholar, Who's Who of American College Students, Alpha Chi Honor Society

Work experience

Sep 2007Oct 2008

Independent Consultant

Creative Memories

Hosted creative scrapbooking workshops, provided enthusiastic scrapbooking consultation for hobbyists, and sold Creative Memories products.

Jan 2007May 2007

Adjunct Teacher

John Brown University

Taught a one-semester course in Piano Pedagogy and Literature for three piano students needing independent study credit. 

  • Presented lectures on the major composers of keyboard literature in the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Contemporary periods, including demonstrations of major works
  • Directed discussion about many aspects of teaching piano lessons
  • Compared and contrasted various piano teaching methods available today
Jul 2002Nov 2005

Owner / Operator and Manager

Mid-Missouri Transportation, LLC, Southwest Division
  • Self employed with husband; managed a small fleet of non-emergency medical transportation vehicles servicing Southwest Missouri
  • Contracted with Medical Transportation Management, Inc.
  • Trained and managed six employees and handled all office work
  • Assisted with the creation of a programmed application called Trip Tracker to organize logistics, data, and reporting for the company
  • Conducted business with private pay customers
Jan 2000Jul 2000

Retail Sales Associate

Colony Shop
Aug 1998May 2000

Piano Teacher

Lindsley Piano Studio



Quicken and Microsoft Money
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Outlook)
95 wpm, 10-key