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Blessed John Newman Catholic Church - Director Of Music Resume Example

Luke Young
XXXX X XXXX XXXX XXX, Orange, CA 92867
Professional Summary
Accomplished and enthusiastic educator/administrator with diverse experience integrating the Christian worldview into the teaching of arts, history, Bible and liturgy in academic and business settings, including healthcare administration.  Reputation as exceptional performer, director, teacher and mentor with uncommon skills in synthesis and leadership.
  • Administration and management
  • Motivational lecturer
  • Active instructor-listener
  • Classical Christian Worldview critical thinking/analysis
  • Exciting performer - soloist, conductor or ensemble
  • Art/Music/History/Literature synthesis
  • Integrate students of different levels with ease
Director of Music Jul 2012Present Blessed John Newman Catholic Church Fullerton, CA
  • Select, prepare, provide and direct/perform all organ and congregational music.
  • Direct and rehearse parish acapella "Schola" ensemble. 
  • Assist priest/pastor with liturgical planning and calendar.
  • Plan, recruit and rehearse multiple choirs for evening choral functions such as Advent Lessons and Carols or Evensong.
  • Represent parish and network within the Diocese of Orange.
Founder and Director/Non-profit Apr 2011Present Tallis Chapel Society Orange, CA
  • Music and Repertoire Director
  • Concert Planning and Development
  • Financial Management and Administration
Director of Music/Organist-ChoirMaster Jun 2006Present Blesssed Sacrament Episcopal Church Placentia, CA
  • Prepare and provide music for all liturgical functions in the church calendar, including: organ music (or piano), Bethlehem Choir (adult), childrens' choir, vocal and instrumental ensembles.
  • Manage upkeep for all parish instruments.
  • Plan and implement concert series.
  • Manage and direct AVIARIUM acapella vocal ensemble.
  • Assist staff in weekly planning.
  • Oversee choral and music library.
  • Liason with musicians and artists in community for ongoing events.
  • Lead music at Vacation Bible School.
  • Design and implement yearly musical day-camp for elementary school student - "Classical Music Boot Camp."
Instructor Aug 2002Present Homeschool Educator/Newman Classical Academy Orange, CA
  • Plan and teach three Fryling children K-12
  • Educate K-2 children from two other families
  • Coordinate resources using OC CHEP and BIOLA STAR
  • Prepare high school curriculum and transcripts
Licensed Nursing Home Administrator May 1993May 2002 Gordon Lane Care Center Fullerton, CA
  • Oversee employees and patient care for 99-bed private skilled nursing home:  included all Marketing/Sales and Resident Admission process, Federal, State, OSHA and Health Department Compliance, HR duties for 80+ employees including Nursing, Facilities and Dietary Depts.
  • Review and oversee financial statements and medical records
  • Manage staff, prepare work schedules, assign duties and training.
Associate Professor of Music Aug 1987May 1992 Southern Adventist University Collegedale, TN
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate music students in Music History, Vocal Pedagogy, Vocal Performance Seminar.
  • Teach private voice instruction to 12 voice majors and 12 non-professional students.
  • Conduct acapella vocal ensemble, with performance travel management for concert appearances to various locations in the South.
  • Prepare and conduct music workshops for high school students.
  • Advise/mentor vocal majors.
D.Mus.A. Honoris causae: Church Music/Anglican May 2008 Nashotah House Seminary Nashotah, WI
Master of Arts: Organ Performance May 1987 New England Conservatory of Music Boston, MA
Master of Arts: Early Music/Vocal Performance May 1987 New England Conservatory of Music Boston, MA
Bachelor of Science: Music Education May 1984 Southern College of SDA Collegedale, TN
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Previous Companies:

  • Blessed John Newman Catholic Church
  • Tallis Chapel Society
  • Blesssed Sacrament Episcopal Church

Previous Job Positions:

  • Director of Music
  • Founder and Director
  • Non profit
  • Organist ChoirMaster
  • Instructor


  • Nashotah House Seminary
  • New England Conservatory of Music
  • Southern College of SDA

Level of Education:

  • D.Mus.A. Honoris causae
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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