Chelsea E. Frazer
300 Mercer Street, New York NY 10003
T:xxx-xxx-xxxx E: xxx-xxx-xxxx
Aspiring music writer, journalist and critic with extensive music instrumental, performance and production skills and an encyclopedic knowledge of music history in all genres
Seeking entry-level position or internship with digital or print music publication or broadcasting where I can utilize my writing, editing, interviewing and photography skills and share my passion for music with an audience.
Writing and Editing: Highly skilled writer and editor focusing on music criticism including live concerts and recorded music in multiple genres.
Vocalist: Member of the Glass Menagerie chorus between 2010-2014
Producer: Proficient with Ableton, Prootools 10, and Logic 7.
Performer: Bass guitarist, keyboards, performed at various music venues around New York City including Rockwood Music Hall and The Cutting Room
Social Media-Blogger: reviewed numerous newly released albums and received and provided feedback from numerous artists and independent record labels on Twitter and Instagram stories.
Photographer: working on project involving photographs of public urban murals.
Currently enrolled Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School pursuing a degree in Journalism + Design with a concentration in social media. Deans List Spring, 2018. Selected to The National Society of Leadership and Success (Sigma Alpha Pi). Degree anticipated in June 2021
Completed Class Projects and Writing Samples:
Music Criticism-New Yorker style profile and interview with independent folk noir music and visual artist Randi Russo.
Journalism: -Religion and Storytelling- creation of an exhibition profiling religious leaders, groups, and institutions along 14th Street in New York City with a focus on Himalayan art and religion at The Rubin Museum
Underground Music Scenes: - Culminating in a music blog reviewing underground bands and music venues around New York City such as Adler Hall at Trans Pecos
Attending music concerts and theatre, national and international travel, collecting vinyl records, avid reader of music publications and lover of all cuisines.