Teaching Resume/ CV

JULIE ALICE KINSCHECK 5 Eastview Avenue, Billerica, MA 01821 Cell: (617) 686-7075 E-Mail: julieksings@comcast.net Web site: www.julieksings.com VOICE TEACHER Profile Statement: Experienced vocal instructor and professional vocalist/songwriter seeking position as Vocal Professor at college or university. EDUCATION/ LICENCING B. M., Professional Music, Berklee College of Music, Cum Laude 1986 Oberlin College, Music & Social Science 1982-1984 Massachusetts Provisional Certification, Music PreK-12 2002 Rotary Exchange Ambassador to Germany 1981-1982 Graduate Level Courses: Berklee College of Music, Sibelius Online 2016 Gordon College, Teaching Kids to Sing I & II Summer 2003 Fitchburg State, Studying Skillful Teaching 2003 TRAINING 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: Guitar: Studied and played guitar over 40 years, lessons with Jim Kelly at Berklee; Piano lessons through Community Music Center of Boston; Recorder Teaching and ORFF Workshops with Lucy Joan Sollogub. Theatre and dance: Acting classes, mime study, gymnastics, jazz dance & Zumba classes.
PRIVATE TEACHING EXPERIENCE Private Vocal Coach, Guitar & Songwriting Instructor - home studio Voice & Guitar Faculty, BLT Music, Billerica, MA Voice Faculty, Community Music Center of Boston CLASS/ENSEMBLE TEACHING EXPERIENCE Director of 25 Student Recitals for Voice and Guitar Students, organizing ensemble numbers, solo and small group performances. Vocal Coaching multiple bands and choirs, New England Vocal Director/Assistant Praise Band Leader, NW Region, Boston Church of Christ Presenter Vocal Training for Praise Singers Workshop, Framingham, MA Instructor Vocal Training for Praise Singers 7 week course, Framingham, MA Vocal Health Seminar, Worship Conference, Washington DC Music Director/ arranger: Faith In Action, 7 voice Gospel/Jazz A cappella Group Vocal Coach, South Central Mass Gospel Choir, live & studio, Milton, MA Adjunct Professor for Guitar, North Shore Community College Guitar and Songwriting Instructor, Billerica Recreation, Billerica, MA Music Teacher, Hellenic Academy, Lowell, MA Music Teacher and Choral Director, Ottoson Middle School, Arlington, MAMusic Teacher and Choral Director Miles River Middle School, Hamilton, MA Music Teacher and Choral Director, Boston Public Schools Assistant Director Summer ARTS Camp at Community Music Center of Boston Songwriting Class Instructor, Community Music Center of Boston
Preteen Coordinator, Music and Drama Coach, Church of Christ Class Instructor, Faculty Guitar Class, Agassiz School Founding director of the Boston A/M Songshop songwriter’s workshop. MUSIC JOURNALISM Music Columnist, Billerica Green Magazine Music Journalist, New England Performer Magazine SELECTED AWARDS National Academy of Songwriters “Most Promising New Songwriter” Award Recipient Cleo Laine Jazz Incentive Award and Jazz Masters Scholarship to Berklee East Coast A cappella Sweepstakes 3rd place winners: Faith In Action Honorable Mention Nashville City and BillBoard Songwriters Competitions Winner Berklee Summer Songwriter Competition ENTERTAINMENT I NDUSTRY EXPERIENCE Recording Artist, Vocalist, Guitarist, Songwriter on Jharck Records: DISCOGRAPHY Let My Light Shine CD (2014) Grace With Jazz On Top CD (2008) The Force CD (2007) Faith in Action Live CD (2006) Indian Summer Cassette EP (1992) Love is Wild Cassette EP (1990) Additional Recording Performed lead and back up vocals on radio jingles on air for Toyota, General Electric, Sargento Cheese, Hollywood Bank and more. Recorded vocal tracks for local artist CD’s and songwriter demos. Founding Partner, Kinscheck International Productions, aka KIP
Vocal coach artists: Recording studio and live performance; Produce demos and CDs; Produce videos; Write, design and distribute promotional materials, press releases and proposals for funding; Write scripts and screen plays; Research industry trends to meet market demand; Compose songs and film scores; Promote, book and perform in bands and vocal groups. SOLO ARTIST Solo Singer/Guitarist: Clubs, coffee houses, weddings & events, nursing homes, children’s parties Vocalist for hire for studio sessions, benefits, countless church events Extensive songwriting library 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 band)
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 HOPEworldwide.com, 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 Important LINKS: www.julieksings.com www.Facebook.com/JulieKinscheckVoiceandGuitarTeacher www.Youtube.com/JulieKinscheckVoiceTeacher www.reverbnation.com/JulieKinscheck www.facebook.com/queenofscat www.youtube.com/julieksings https://twitter.com/Julieksings https://www.gigsalad.com/julie_kinscheck_moon_glow_billerica