Performance Resume

JULIE ALICE KINSCHECK PO Box 224 Bedford, MA 01730 (617) 686-7075 <href=""> S I N G E R – S O N G W R I T E R/ G U I T A R I S T /E N T E R T A I N M E N T I N D U S T R Y  E X P E R I E N C E Founding Partner, Kinscheck International Productions (formerly Centerpiece Productions) 1987- present Promote, book and perform in bands and vocal groups. Teach private voice and guitar lessons in home studio; Vocal coach artists in recording studio and for live performance. Coordinate arrangements between bands, agents, brides and club owners. Write, design and distribute promotional materials, press releases and proposals for funding. Produce videos; Author scripts & screenplays. Compose songs and film scores. · Singer/guitarist: Weddings & events, clubs, nursing homes and children’s parties.
BANDS: Vocal Director, Soprano Vocalist and Arranger, The Harmony Jewels (A cappella Group) 2014-Present
Soprano Vocalist/Guitarist NW Mission Center Praise Band, Lowell, MA Music Director/ Soprano Vocalist, Faith in Action, (a cappella gospel/jazz group) Band Leader, Lead Vocalist, Songwriter, Guitarist: LIFLIGHT (Original Christian band) Lead Singer, Guitarist for Moon Glow & Julie Jazz (Jazz combos), Lead Singer, Guitarist for PTB (Christian Rock Band) Vocalist/ Guitarist for Main Attraction (wedding band) Lead Singer, Guitarist: Persuasion, Sound Doctrine, Rescue Squad (Original/Cover Bands) Lead Singer, Guitarist, Centerpiece (original/ cover pop rock ban
WGBH TV, Televised Master Class with Bobby McFerrin & Faith in Action Showcased performer on FOX News Featured artist: Brockton, Quincy and other cable TV shows, Revere TV: “All About Jesus” Acted in numerous musicals and plays including: Pippin, Oklahoma, Carousel, A chorus Line, Ground Zero, Two Gentlemen From Verona and Our Town, The Giver, Upside Down Extra work on major motion picture: Amazing Grace and Chuck and TV series: “Spenser: For Hire” Wrote Script, assistant directed movies: “The X Project”, “Mission Possible” & ”S.P.Y. Kidz” 2000-2003
RADIO “Coffee Song,” Grace With Jazz On Top CD charted #47 on Country Charts in Austria WERS Radio, “ALL A CAPPELLA” Show featuring Faith In Action Showcased Artist on radio stations: WBOS, WERS, WBRS, WOBC, WCGY, WNYU... and thousands of international stations through Triple Strand Productions
SELECTED PRESS Metronome Magazine, New Artist Cover Story Billerica Minuteman, “Kinscheck Celebrates 10 Years of Teaching Music in Billerica” The Lowell Sun, “Music To Inspire,” Feature article with interview Billerica Minuteman, “Caring For Your Voice Part 1” Column Billerica Minuteman, “Billerica Festival for the Arts Showcases Student Talents” Skope Magazine, Artist To Watch Interview Billerica Minuteman, “Billerica Singer Letting Her Light Shine” Feature Article Billerica Minuteman, “Kinscheck’s Debut Album Looks at Faith and Family” Billerica Minuteman, “Billerica Candlelight Vigil Was a Night of Remembrance” Metronome Magazine, CD Review, Let My Light Shine Mom’s Morning Coffee Blog, CD Review, Let My Light Shine Billerica Green, “Singing in the Summer” Column Billerica Green, “Wedding Tunes and Talent Shows” Column Metronome Magazine, CD Review, Grace With Jazz On Top, Review of Night of HOPE Fundraiser Indie Enzine, CD Review, Grace With Jazz On Top Wildy World, CD Review, Grace With Jazz On Top Billerica Minuteman, Feature Artist Article SELECTED PERFORMANCES Arena/Large Venue Shows:
•Madison Square Garden, NYC, Featured with Faith in Action •AT&T Center, San Antonio, TX, Showcasing Artist, World Discipleship Summit •The America Center, Saint Louis, MO, Reach North American Conference •Convention Center, Atlanta, GA, Showcasing artist •Lowell Memorial Auditorium Christmas Concerts 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, •Tsongas Arena, Lowell, MA, Musical theatre production of Upside Down •Wang Center, Boston, MA, Featured Artist, “Something to Believe in” Concert •Featured Artist at Worship Conferences in Washington DC, Chicago, IL, Providence, RI, Worcester, MA •Berklee Performance Center, African Drum and Dance Concert •Berklee Performance Center, South Central Mass Gospel Concert
•Berklee Performance Center, Julie (Gibbons) Kinscheck in Concert 1981 •Lowell Auditorium, Lowell, MA “Better to Give Than To Receive” Musical 2000 •Bay Side Expo Center, Boston, MA, Featured Artist, Missions Conference 1993 •World Trade Center, Boston, MA, International Festival, With Patrick Lacroix 1993 •Great Woods, Mansfield, MA, “Radical Love” live concert 1992 Selected Feature Concerts: • Let My Light Shine CD Pre-Release Concert with LIFLIGHT: The Stable, Billerica, MA 2013 •Grace With Jazz On Top CD Release Concert, The Bull Run, Shirley, MA 2010 • Julie Kinscheck Faculty Concert Community Music Center of Boston 1999 •Boston Ballet, “Dance on the Top Floor” with Faith in Action, Boston, MA 2000 •East Coast A cappella Summit Showcase, With Faith In Action, U Mass Boston, MA 2000 •A cappella Against Abuse, with Faith in Action, Clark University, Worcester, MA 2001 •Celebration of Black Music History, with Faith in Action, Washington Square HS, NYC 1999 •Featured Artist at over 25 Women’s Day Celebrations across New England 1991-Present •Community Music Center Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert, Franklin Institute, Boston, MA 2002 •European street tour with folk duo Rye Bread to Munich, Salzburg, Vienna, Venice, Rome, Nice, London 1982
Selected Benefit Performances: •Hope Worldwide shows for: Walk for HOPE, Bike for Hope, Hope for Kids •Night of HOPE Concerts, The Bennett Library, hosted by Julie Kinscheck, Billerica, MA •Billerica Vigil Against Drug Abuse, Billerica, MA •Peace Games Festival, Hynes Auditorium, Boston, MA •Ed Follies, Hamilton, MA Additional Benefit Shows for: Pine Street Shelter, Walk For Hunger, Suicide Prevention, Toys For Tots, Special Olympics, DSS Foster Programs, The elderly, Ithaca alcoholism Counsel, Oberlin Cancer Society
Additional National shows: at Clubs, Conferences and churches in Chicago, Nashville, Atlanta, NYC, Los Angeles, Toronto, Canada Various Local Performances: Strand Theatre, Hynes Convention Center, The Fleet Center, The Hatch Shell, Passim, Middle East Café, Kendall Café, Johnnie D’s, Ryles, Club 3, The Paradise, Capones, The Depot, Union Street Pub, The Kinvara, countless hotels, coffee houses, clubs, events & churches
  S e l e c t e d A w a r d s
  • · CARA Award Nomination for best religious Song and best religious CD released in 2006 for Faith In Action Live! Feb 2007
  • · East Coast A cappella Sweepstakes 1999 3rd place winners: Faith In Action
  • · National Academy of Songwriters “Most Promising New Songwriter” Award 1991
  • · Honorable Mention Nashville City and BillBoard Songwriters Competitions 1984,89,91,93
  • · Winner Berklee Summer Songwriter Competition 1985.
  • ·  Recipient Cleo Laine Jazz Incentive Award and Jazz Masters Scholarship to Berklee.
E D U C A T I O N & L I C E N S I N G
  • · Gordon College, Teaching Kids to Sing I & II Summer 2003 · Fitchburg State, Studying Skillful Teaching, Winter 2003 · Massachusetts Provisional Certification for Music PreK-12, 2002. · B. M., Professional Music, Berklee College of Music, Cum Laude, 1986. · Liberal Arts training, music and social science, Oberlin College, 1982-1984. · Rotary Exchange Ambassador to Germany, 1981-1982
T R A I N I N G Private Voice Training: Brett Manning, Mary Klimex, Mark Baxter, Marilyn Evans, Bob Stoloff, Jeannie Deva, Charlie Sorento, Oberlin College Voice Faculty. Various workshop/ seminars on vocal health and production/ working with young voices/ Opera and musical theatre applications for young singers. Related Training: Instrumental: Studied and played guitar since age 9; Jim Kelly, Mike Femino, Chad McGlocklin, John Baily instructors. Piano/ guitar lab classes at Berklee College of Music,Theatre and dance: Acting classes, Mime study, gymnastics training, Jazz Dance classes.           References upon request