“An intelligent, talented, witty,
cultured, well-mannered,
good-looking guy....”

“.... he must be gay”

EDUCATION

2008-2019
The University of Texas
at San Antonio
Bachellor of Music in Music Composition
2006-2007
San Antonio College
Transferred
2002-2004
Trinity University
Transferred / Theater + Music
1998-2002
Saint Mary's Hall
High School Diploma

EXPERIENCE

2017-cur.
IT Manager / Gerber Cutter Specialist
Forum Industries, Inc. - San Antonio, TX
Running and maintaining GerberZ1 Cutter and PC Workstation. Network administration. Network helpdesk. Building and maintaining website (inc. custom CRM backend integration + migration from Adobe Business Catalyst). Implementing and maintaining an ISO 9000 compliant quality manual.
2016-cur.
Audiobook Producer / Narrator
Audible/ACX
Reading, digesting, and then recording/narrating books of all genres and styles, editing, mixing, and mastering these recordings to deliver to Audible's Audiobook Creation eXchange on the terms set forth in each contract with the rights-holder. Heavy studio time, using various microphones and pre-amps, Logic Pro X as the DAW of choice, and hand-building sound treatments for my recording studio space.
2010-cur.
Private Voice Teacher
Self-Employed Private Studio
Teaching vocal techniques and breathing, focusing primarily on whole body approaches to healthy vocal production. Expertise with phonation, vowel selection, stylistic choices, speech pathology and therapy through music. Students of all ages, ranging 4 - 79.
2016-2017
Music Teacher
Century House Montessori School - Tortola, BVI
Teaching music theory, rhythm, singing, instrumental techniques, and performance ettiquette to students aged 2-13. Adhering to the principles and guidelines established by Maria Montessori. Teaching private voice and piano lessons through the school, to the community at large. Directing a community/parent choir for two perfomances per year.
2014-2016
General Manager
The Watering Hole - Tortola, BVI
Running and maintaining restaurant and bar. Bookkeeping, placing orders, negotiation with suppliers, promoting products and developing menus, marketing, implementation of improvemens to the grounds and facilities. Doubled monthly take, and cut expenses by 20% for an overall profit increase of nearly $22k / month
2012-2014
Boat Captain / Maintenance Engineer
Cooper Island Beach Club - Cooper Island, BVI
Running and maintaining boats. Managing IT systems. Maintenance of photovoltaics, generators, irrigation, sewerage treatment, and RO water systems, as well as maintaining structures and plumbing in hotel rooms, the resturant and boutique. In this position I also assisted in the conceptualization and realization of the Rum Bar, assisting in choosing equipment, designing the layout, organizing and installing the POS, and working with the Food & Beverage Manager, developed appproaches for requisitioning rums from around the world, to the tune of over 200 rums (the largest collection in the northern Caribbean). At launch, I wrote the majority of the cocktail list, including the now famous Cay Lime Pie Martini, Thymed Lemon Fever, and the Rosemary Jalapeño Daiquiri.
2011-2012
First Mate/Engineer
Rhapsody Charters - Tortola, BVI
Boat handling, coordinating guest activities, maintaining and repairing the ships' vital systems, including propulsion, hydraulics, generator, RO watermaker, and waste management systems. Heavily customer-service based, this position also included tending bar, assisting with meal service, cooking and preparing meals and snacks. This position was on-duty 24/7 while guests were aboard, and on-call 24/7 otherwise.
2008-2011
Specialist / Creative
Apple La Cantera - San Antonio, TX
Creating owners by matching customers with their ideal tech to accomplish whatever goal they had in mind. In the Creative role, I taught customers and workshop attendees how to get the most out of their Apple products, how I personally used Apple products as a musician and voice actor, and how to get out of the "MUST USE PC... MUST HAVE MICROSOFT OFFICE..." zombiean mindset.
2007-2008
Stage Manager
San Antonio College / McAllister Auditorium
Effectively managing and coordinating special events for th McAllister, including load-ins, stage furnishings and props, costuming requremens, lighting and sound setup and execution during shows/events, and ultimately load-out.
2006-2007
Bartender
El Chaparral - Boerne, TX
Preparing beverages for bar and restaurant customers, taking inventory, placing orders, and working closely with management to keep costs and wastage at a minimum.
2006
Bartender/Mixologist
Windermere Grill - Windermere, FL
Managing liquor and wine inventories, holding liquor and wine tastings, creating new beverages under direction of the bar manager, perfecting the art of mixology.
2005-2009
Performer
Walt Disney World - Lake Buena Vista, FL
Portraying a variety of characters for the enjoyment of guests at all of the WDW Resort Parks, Hotels, and Venues. This role included some travel, off-property appearances, and promotional segments that were filmed and photographed for use in advertisements.
2003-2005
Barista
Starbucks Coffee Co.
Creating the "third place" for our customers so that they felt comfortable spending time (and thus money) in the café, and personalizing their experiences by getting to know our regulars. I really hold this as the foundation of all my customer service training.
2001-2005
IT Manager / System Admin
Forum Industries, Inc.
Assisting employees with technology, maintaining workstations and networks, upgrading and installing hardware and software, and maintaining electronic security and surveillance for the business.

PAST ROLES

2016
Narrator
In a Queer Voice
Audible/ACX
2008
-2010
Baritone
Concert Choir / Madrigal Singers
UTSA
2009
Various
Working
UTSA
2009
Drake
Honk!
Circle Arts Theater
2007
-2009
Bass/Baritone
San Antonio Choral Society
San Antonio, TX
2005
-2009
Various
Multiple
Walt Disney World Entertainment
2007
Marco
Gianni Schicchi
San Antonio College
2007
& 2009
Bass II
San Antonio Chamber Choir
San Antonio, TX
2005
Rudy
King o' the Moon
Circle Arts Theater
2004
Fredo
Grandma Sylvia's Funeral
Sheldon-Vexler Theater
2003
Nikos
Big Love
Trinity University
2002
Trip
School for Scandal
Trinity University
2002
Samuel
Pirates of Penzance
Sheldon-Vexler Theater
2002
Stagehand
Pet-Tales
Sea World San Antonio
2002
Craig
New York Actor
Coates-Seeligson Theater
2001
Various
The Laramie Project
Coates-Seeligson Theater
2001
Billy
Play On!
Coates-Seeligson Theater
2000
Various
The Aids Monologues
Coates-Seeligson Theater
2000
Reader
1000 Words: A Museum Piece
Coates-Seeligson Theater

SKILLSETS

    TECH

  • Programming: HTML, CSS, SASS, JavaScript, perl, python, php, Objective C, C++
  • Web Development / Front End
  • Web Design
  • WordPress, Theme Authoring, Plugin Building
  • Vector Graphics (Vectornator, Illustrator, Inkscape) and Raster Graphics (GIMP and Photoshop)
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Quickbooks
  • Office Suites: MS Office, iWork, Open Office, Google Docs
  • MacOS / iOS development with Xcode
  • Logic Pro X, Garageband, ProTools
  • Engraving Software: Finale, Sibelius, Notion and MuseScore

    ARTS

  • Music Composition
  • Scoring for Film/Video
  • Sound Design
  • Painting (digital and messy)
  • Scenic Painting
  • Drawing / Sketching
  • Jazz / Classical Pianist
  • Lyric Baritone
  • Vocal and Piano Pedagogy
  • Acting: Stage, Film, and VO
  • Orchestration and Arranging
  • Choral Conducting
  • Tracking of Choral / Instrumental Tracks for use in Performances/Demos
  • All things Audio - Recording, Mixing, Mastering, Acoustic Treatments, Interfaces, Microphones, Speakers, Headphones, Monitors
  • Moderate Dance / Movement experience

    BUSINESS

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Customer Service Entheusiast
  • Quick Thinker / Problem Solver
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Teacher / Team Leader
  • Managerial Skills
  • Calm and Collected
  • Friendly, Personable Nature
  • Excellent Listener
  • Great with Criticism / Adapts Quickly
  • Admits to Mistakes Easily
  • Takes Ownership of Situations
  • Emotional Caregiver / Empathetic
  • Good Business Acumen
  • Trustworthy
  • Excellent with Mathematics / Calculus
  • Experience with Branding and Logo Design
  • Digital Marketing and Social Media
  • Keen Sense of Instinct
  • Always Thinking “Big Picture”
  • Self-Starter and Self-Motivated
  • Very Organized

REFERENCES


(CLICK TO REVEAL)

B. MacCrary
Undergraduate Voice and Advisor
somemail@utsa.edu
210-458-5681
E. Wickman
Undergraduate Composition and Advisor
ethan.wickman@utsa.edu
210-458-4869
R. Elliot
Director
circlearts@att.net
830-837-6172
C. Riley
Food & Beverage Manager
chris.riley@neckerisland.virgin.com
‭284-340-3367‬
A. Hurtado
Fellow Creative
ahurtado@neisd.org
210-643-1500

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