Pablo Garay
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Location: Dublin, Irlanda
School: Griffith College
Major: Music Production

Pablo Garay

Curriculum Vitae

Pablo Garay 07.12.1993 in Queretaro (Mexico)

It motivates me when life challenges me to do new things in order to advance my learning process continuously. Music is my passion, however I am open for everything that requires motivated, fast learning, young people. Organising is one of my greatest strengths, where I steadily look for the optimal and most rational way of succeeding. Therefore, I like to work in a team, in which, through the variety of experiences given by the team members, we can achieve the best possible solution. My goal oriented character, and my open-minded personality facilitates the collaboration with other people. I am ambitious, reliable and creative, which helps me to cope with tasks, even in stressful situations.

Languages: Spanish – Mother language,
English – Fluent.

Work Experience:

Oct 2014 - Jul 2015: Recording Studio Audio Engineer For “Casa de la Cultura” Cultural Centre, Playa del Carmen (Mexico).
Description: We were two audio engineers in charge of the recording studio. Together, with a limited time frame and equipment, we did the music production, recording, editing and delivering of a finished product to the several artists that visited us daily. The government payed us to record any artist for free.

Sep 2014 - Jul 2015: Drummer
Description: Playing with different bands in various venues of Playa del Carmen and Cancun (Mexico), like:
- Riu Playacar Hotel
- “La Santanera” Night Club
- 2nd Environment Festival
- “Maíz de Mar” Restaurant
- “Mandala” Beach Club

Feb 2014 - Sep 2014: Music Teacher For “Explayarte Escuela de Música” Academy of Music, Playa del Carmen.
Description: In charge of delivering the group and private drum set classes, as well as the summer camp rhythmic courses. The challenge was to create a course that any level and any age student could be able to attend. I was also a substitute teacher for the music diploma courses.

Nov 2013: Bucket Drummer For “(add)ventures” Culture and Communications Firm, Providence (USA).
Description: 8 models and 1 bucket drummer (me) being recorded for a video shoot of the Fall 2014 Men/Women Timberland footwear collection.

Jan 2012 - Jun 2012: Drummer For “Paradisus Melia” Hotel, Playa del Carmen (Mexico).

Jan 2011 - Dec 2011: Music Teacher For “Explayarte Escuela de Música” Academy of Music, Playa del Carmen.
Description: Substitute music teacher for the private drum set and piano classes.

Jun 2009 - Jul 2010: Percussionist For “Coco Bongo, Show and Disco” Night Club, Playa del Carmen (Mexico).
Description: With a few percussionists, samba dancers, and mascots, we would create a “mini carnival”. Together, we were in charge of playing and advertising the night club in several hotels, parks, or in the Coco Bongo itself.

Sep 2015 - (Jun 2018) “Pulse College” in cooperation with “Griffith College”, Dublin (Ireland) Bachelor (Hons.) Degree in Music Production

Sep 2012 - Nov 2013 “Berklee College of Music”, Boston (USA) Performance Diploma
Aug 2009 - Jul 2012 “Explayarte Escuela de Música” Academy of Music, Playa del Carmen. Music Diploma
Aug 2009 - Jul 2012 “Bachillerato Naciones Unidas” High School, Playa del Carmen (Mexico). High School Certificate

2015 Scholarship “Profesionalización en las Artes”
Description Given by the government of the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, to study a Music Production Bachelor in Dublin, Ireland.
2013 Berklee Groove Street Team MVP
Description: In honor for the outstanding contribution and dedication as a volunteer to the Berklee Groove, “The online student voice of Berklee College of Music”.
2012 Dean’s List Berklee College of Music.
2010 1st Place in the “Rockontest” Organised by the “Colegio Inglés” English College of Playa del Carmen.
Description: A music contest in which different bands from the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico would compete by playing in front of an audience and jury to get into the first places.

Other Experience:
Jun 2016 – Jul 2016: Drum Set Clinics
Description: Professional Drum Classes held in the “Cine Café”, Chetumal and in the Cultural Centre Auditorium, Playa del Carmen (Mexico) as part of my 2015 scholarship social retribution.
2012, 2013, 2016: Global Game Jam
Description: International competition in which we collaborated with other universities from the world for a whole weekend, doing a themed video game from scratch. The other universities did the coding and programming, and we did the music, sound effects and voice over.
Oct 2013 The Forger Movie Extra
Description: Movie Extra for 3 scenes of the movie “The Forger” starring John Travolta recorded in Boston, USA.
Sep 2012 - Nov 2013 Drummer in “Berklee College of Music”, Boston (USA)
Description: Drummer for the play “Berklee Goes Broadway” and “Misunderstood” as well as the “Heavy Strings Ensemble”
Mar 2011 National and State Anthem Jury
Description: One of the three judges to judge the participation of several secondary schools from the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico in their performance at the “V Concurso de Interpretación de Himnos” Fifth Anthem Interpretation Contest.
Oct - Nov 2010/2011 Volunteer work in “Xcaret” Ecological Park, Playa del Carmen (Mexico).
Description: Organising the entrance and guidance of school groups and other visitors into the “Vida y Muerte” Life and Death annual festival held by Xcaret.
Aug 2010 Mayakoba Junior Golf Classic Ambassador
Description: In charge of helping the golf players in anything they needed, like driving them to the next hole, back to the Golf’s lobby house, helping them find their outbound balls, etcetera.

Additional Skills:
Computer Skills: MS Word, Pro Tools, Logic Pro X, Reason, Finale, …
Hobbies: Music, Sports, Board games.

Thank you for your attention.
Kind regards

Pablo Garay
Dublin, 09.07.2016

music, teacher, drums, audio engineer,