Shawn Mitchell’s Resume
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Location: Front Royal, VA, USA
School: University of Mary Washington
Field of Study: Music

Shawn Mitchell’s Resume

Shawn Mitchell

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572 Highridge Road
Front Royal, Virginia 22630

Greetings,

Currently, I am a student attending the University of Mary Washington, studying Music Technology, Composition, and Theory. I am seeking an internship that can expose me to the world of music and sound.

-Shawn Mitchell

Education

BS University of Mary Washington, Music (Composition and Technology)​ In Progress
Minor in Business Administration

Honors and Awards

Louis Armstrong Jazz Award (High School)​2017
The Louis Armstrong Award, or sometimes the King Bee Award, is the "top senior jazz award" or highest level interscholastic award given to a musician. It is given out by high schools nationwide in the United States in recognition of "outstanding musical achievement and an incredible dedication to the program". Typically there is only one recipient per high school.

Music Department Award (High School)​ 2017
Given to two graduating seniors in high school for outstanding musical achievements and talents. These students are selected out of all of the seniors in the all the music organizations in the given high school.

Aurelia B. Walford Scholarship (College) ​2017
Scholarship for incoming freshmen accepted to Mary Washington University full-time, majoring in Music. Audition is required; applicants must perform two published selections, one essentially lyrical and one displaying technical proficiency.



Professional Affiliations

Silver Tone Swing Band, 2016-Present
• Baritone Saxophone sub player of this professional swing band
• Traveled around the Virginia area to perform classic swing and big band standards

Buffalo Wild Wings, 2018-Present
• Took orders from customers and entering orders into a POS System
• Made sure food was prepared, ran out on time, and the customers were satisfied with their meal
• Washed and prepared silverware and dishes
• Collected bills, tips, and other payments, and processed them into a POS System
• Managed customer interactions and amended problems that needed to be fixed
Community Service

Liberty High School Band
Car Washer, Bealeton, Virginia, 2014-2017
File Manager for Recordings at Marching Band Competitions, Bealeton, Virginia, 2017-Present

Skills

Musical Ability
Saxophone Player: Knowledge of all Major and Minor Scales, Familiar with how wind players perform and interact with the rest of an ensemble.

Theory: Fluency of Diatonic and Chromatic Music Theory. Well versed in song forms and how songs are structured and created.

Recording/ Producing: Knowledge of appropriate microphone techniques, Knowledge of proper acoustic settings, Knowledge of advanced mixing techniques. Extensive knowledge in Ableton Live and proficient with Logic Pro.

Other Computer Skills:
Proficient in MS Office and comfortable working on both MacOS and Windows.

Interests, Hobbies, Qualities, and Others

• Produces music under the name “ShuffleGeek” ( ------------/shufflegeek )
• Been a guest on a radio show twice to promote my university’s Jazz4JusticeTM program
• Interested in how film and music operate together and what the behind the scenes are like within the industry
• Very drawn to independent work but is just as effective in working in a team
• Trustworthy, Honest, Hardworking, and Self Motivated

References

Patrick Neidich, [Teacher]
Liberty High School
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Dr. Micheal Bratt, [Teacher]
Music Technology and Composition
University of Mary Washington
1701 College Ave Fredericksburg Virginia, 22401
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Email: [mbratt@umw.edu]

Dr. Robert Wells, [Teacher]
Music Theory
University of Mary Washington
1701 College Ave Fredericksburg Virginia, 22401
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Email: [rwells@umw.edu]