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Daren Burns

Music Educator

Sedona, 86351, USA

Skills

Music Class & Ensembles

Curriculum Development

Communication

Class Management

Education

CalArts

Performer Composer , Performer Composer

May 2008 - May 2008

CalArts

Jazz Studies , Jazz Studies

May 1997 - May 1997

Brawley Unified High School

May 1989 - May 1989

Experience

Trustee/Board Member

Chamber Music Sedona , Sedona, AZ

August 2012 - January 2013

Help make pertinent decisions that benefits the

ex: Management
ex: Gardening
ex: PHP
Music Instructor

Verde Valley School , Sedona, AZ

August 2010 - July 2013

I am the schools art department head and I co-run music department. I teach International Baccalaureate Music Diploma Program (11th and 12th) as well as the 9th and 10th grade. supervise computer lab and helped set-up and maintain the recording studio. IB Diploma program emphasizes performance, composition, listening and score analysis, music history, and music theory. While here I have set-up two jazz ensembles which went to jazz festivals, ran various large mixed ensembles playing everything from rock to contemporary classical literature. In the 9th and 10th grade I taught composition and World music as well as basic musicianship. Other duties include: Scheduling and maintaining the calendar for the schools theatre and dorm parent.

Teach IB Music
Department Head
Dorm Parent
Office Assistant

2008-2009 West Valley Music Center , Los Angeles, CA

August 2008 - April 2009

Answered phones, Filing, set-up and maintained customer database in a fast paced, customer service oriented business. Rented instruments, maintained rental contracts, and provided solutions to issues pertaining to rentals. Booked lesson appointments and coordinated teacher and customer schedules. Performed inventory and price changes, product ordering. Sales of stores lesson program and instrument rental program as well as guitar, books, and accessories carried by the store.

Office/Store Management
Customer Service
Database
Composer

Johnathan Bepler , Santa Fe Springs, CA

May 2008 - June 2008

Short Term Project: Assisted on Matthew Barney's Creamaster cycle, Ren in Santa Fe Springs in May 2008. Music copying, conducting, facilitating marching band actions for film, and helped with some planning logistics.

Music Score Editing
Project Planning/Assisting
Ensemble Rehearsal
Graduate Teaching Assistant

2006-2008 California Institute of the Arts , Valencia, CA

September 2006 - May 2008

Maintained instructors schedule. Served as instructors admin: Filled out institute paperwork, wrote letters and email correspondence. Ran classes when instructor was out of town, including: administering tests, conducting ensemble rehearsals, and day-to-day classroom activities.

Professor Office Management
Teaching
ex: PHP
Facilities Assistant Western Region

Federal Home Loan and Mortgage Co , Woodland Hills, CA

January 1999 - August 2006

Negotiated new vendor contracts for kitchen supplies, copy machines, and postal services. Saved company over $10,000 in copier rental costs and found cost savings in all vendor areas; kitchen supplies, postage machine lease, while acquiring better services for employees. Liaison to property management, first point of contact to all outside vendors. Maintained facilities, and oversaw all day-to-day operations, including: office supply management, temperature control, lighting, and scheduling of all office maintenance. Responsible for all regional shipping and receiving and mailroom activities. Maintained audio/visual equipment including set-up and operation. Maintained off-site storage of files, including: retrieval of old files and insertion of new files. Reception, answered switchboard, provided outside and internal customer service. Trained employees on phone systems and in mailroom operations.

Office Management
Training
Off-Site File Management
Composer/Peformer

Urban Nerds

January 1997 - July 2013

Write, produce, and performer music for my own publishing company. Project management: live performances, contracting players for recordings, producing recordings, and running rehearsals. Able to lead projects, as well as to be part of a team. Event planning and logistics. Event promotion, including web and street promotion. Events have been in the LA Weekly's pick of the week.

Music Creation
Project Management
Work with Technology
Stock Clerk

Hughes/Ralph's Grocery Company , Valencia, CA

April 1995 - August 1998

Stocked Shelves, completed time sensitive job on a nightly basis Customer service. Maintained liquor department: ordering, presentation, stock levels. Shipping and receiving. Performed inventory and price changes, product ordering. Warehouse organization and clean up.

Stocking Shelves
Product Ordering
Customer Service
Self Employed- Musician

Urban Nerds

January 1992 - July 2013

Project management: live performances, contracting players for recordings, producing recordings, and running rehearsals. Able to lead projects, as well as to be part of a team. Event planning and logistics. Event promotion, including web and street promotion. Events have been in the LA Weekly's pick of the week. Taught private one-on-one lessons successfully: scheduling of appointments, transfer of knowledge in a goal oriented fashion. Students went on to UC Irvine, Oberlin, and USC. Currently write So Cal Creative Music Blog about improvised music in; Digital audio and photo file format conversion, editing, and handling. Web Design including: HTML, CSS, use of Dreamweaver and FrontPage. Promotional materials design.

Project Management
Music Performing
Promotion
Stock Clerk

Vons Grocery Company , La MIrada, CA

January 1988 - August 1994

Stocked Shelves, completed time sensitive job on a nightly basis. Customer service. Maintained liquor department: ordering, presentation, stock levels. Shipping and receiving. Performed inventory and price changes, product ordering. Warehouse organization and clean up.

Stocking Shelves
Product Ordering
Customer Service

Workplace personality

100+

Company Size

12

Day Length

25+

Team Size

Loud

Noise Level

Formal

Dress Code

Benefits

N/A

Commute

Relocate

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