Eric W. Markley 2015 Resume

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  1. 1. * Eric W. Markley 5558 Meadow Lane, Shelby Township, MI. 48316 989-327-4251 OBJECTIVE I am a professional musician. I have 41 years experience composing music for piano. I have 31 years teaching experience as a private music instructor. I have a Bachelor of Arts in music performance on string bass, with which I have had 31 years experience performing. I am a special kind of individual known as a catalyst, which I have 31 years experience doing. Have 29 years experience as a pit band bassist doing musical theater. I am a writer of poetry and lyrics for over 31 years. I have 17 years experience (4 years with tape, 13 years with DAWs) as recording, mixing, and mastering engineer for my own music as well as for others. I have had 2 years experience as sales and inventory control for the CDs and books section of Media Play. I have had 2 years of experience student teaching for the public school system in MI. I have had 2 years roong experience. I have had 5 years experience as a Direct Care Worker, and also worked with those who are developmentally disabled in this capacity. I started my own business teaching private music with Autistic children and adults, and every day is a challenge. I have had 4 years experience as maintenance janitor for the Detroit Edison Trenton Channel Power Plant. Finally I am procient on the following instruments; string bass, piano, guitar, trumpet, trombone, oboe, baritone, ute, alto saxophone, and didgeridoo. EDUCATION Delta College Associate In Applied Arts in Electronic Media/Broadcasting, Digital Film Production Certication GPA 4.00 Computer Skills: Snow Leopard, Soundtrack Pro, Motion, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, DVD Pro Studio A Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance on String Bass May 2006 Minor in English GPA 2.24 Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, Michigan Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Word Perfect 11, Cakewalk SONAR 3 Producers Edition, Roxio Easy Media Creator, Adobe Acrobat 8.0, Print Shop Ensemble, FINALE 2008, Aardvark Direct Pro Q-10 Audio/ MIDI Digital Interface Software. Also Macintosh OS and LINUX OS. Some of the other courses besides the required courses I took were; Bio-statistics, Astronomy, Geology, Golf, Judo, Meditation, Creative Writing; Poetry and Fiction, Dialects in American English, Theater, General Psychology, 20th Century Novel, Asian Traditions, Philosophy of Religion, U. S. History To 1865, Fundamentals of Communication, Two Dimensional Design, Global Cultures, Intercultural Communication, and Economics. In all, I matriculated from SVSU with a total of 194 college credits with a cumulative GPA of 2.240. High School Diploma Graduated June 1986 Music Studies GPA 2.75 Douglas MacArthur High School Jazz Studies Program, CAS Jazz Big Band June 1985 String Bass and Electric Bass GPA 4.00 Saginaw Arts and Sciences Academy (Formerly known as the Reuben Daniels Center for the Arts and Sciences) WORK EXPERIENCE Support Staff Specialist, Independent Opportunities of Michigan-Macomb County December 2014-March 2015 Caregiver - Transporter, BrightStar Care, Inc.-St. Claire Shores January 2014-September 2014 Labor Ready, General Laborer-Utica September 2014-November 2014 Package Handler, United Parcel Service-Romulus August 2014-September 2014 During the years 2010 and 2014 I spent the time on a long personal journey of self discovery.
  2. 2. Substitute Teacher, Professional Educational Services Group-Macomb County August 2009-2010 Substitute Teacher, Saginaw Intermediate School District -Saginaw, Michigan August 2006-2009 I taught K-12 as a substitute in the following subjects; Language Arts, Art, and Music, in the Saginaw County School District. Substitute Teachers Unlimited - Warren, Michigan January 2009-August-2009 This company has clients across the state of Michigan and deals primarily with the charter schools. I subbed for them. Private Instructor of Music, White Crow Conservatory of Music-Saginaw, Michigan October 2006-January 2009 I taught students of all ages the following instruments; String Bass, Electric Bass, Electric/Acoustic Guitar, Drums/Percussion, Brass, Strings, Piano, and Beginning Voice. Private Instructor of Music, Axis Music Academy-Macomb, Michigan August 2006-September 2006 I taught students of all ages the following instruments; Electric Bass, Drumset, and Electric Guitar Musician, Classic Graftti-Saginaw, Michigan January 2001-October 2008 Bassist, songwriter, and recording engineer. Musician, Swaggering Rogues-Bay City, Michigan January 1996-October 2006 Lead Guitarist and Music Director Private Instructor of Music, Mid-Michigan Music Shop-Saginaw, Michigan January 2001-September 2005 I taught students of all ages the following instruments; Electric Bass, Electric Guitar, and Drumset. Private Instructor of Music, Saginaw Drum and Guitar-Saginaw, Michigan January 2000-September 2001 I taught students of all ages the following instruments; Electric Bass and Electric Guitar. Student Teaching, Saint Helens Catholic School-Saginaw, Michigan August 1998-June1999 Student Teaching, Saints Peter and Paul Church-Saginaw, Michigan February 1998-June 1998 Student Teaching, Great Beginnings Christian Child Care Center-Saginaw, Michigan January 1998-February 1998 CD Music Sales Representative, Media Play, Inc.-Saginaw, Michigan January 1997-January 1998 Compact disk sales representative with experience in inventory and cash register. Direct Care Worker, Community Programs and Services-Troy, Michigan January 1996-December 1997 Supervisor of residents self cares. Residents I cared for were adults who had developmental disabilities. Direct Care Worker, Central State Community Services, Inc.-Bay City, Michigan August 1995-December 1995 Supervisor of residents self cares. Residents I cared for were adults who had developmental disabilities.
  3. 3. SPECIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE I was tested at a 12 th grade reading level in 2 nd grade. Able to play the following instruments; string bass, piano, guitar, drum kit, percussion, Hammond organ, and trumpet. Have performed in various plays, jazz concerts, weddings, and bands over the past 28 years. Some of the people I have had the pleasure of playing with are; Dr. Yoon Il Auh, Jack Bruske (RIP), Charlie Brown (RIP), Dr. William Howell, Jeff Hall, Dr. Jane Girdham, Dr. Eric Nisula, Maynard Ferguson, Jim Martinez, Michael Brush, Tony Rongo (RIP), Vincent Gaskew, Gerald Cameron, and Terry Newman. I have enjoyed the pleasure of playing double bass with SVSUs Forever Strings String Orchestra for the past 7 years. Some of the more popular people I have been blessed to have opened up for thus far in my career are; Bobby Blue Bland, with Sharrie Williams and the Wiseguys; Wayne Newton, with Classic Graftti; and Larry McCray, with Swaggering Rogues. Recently I was involved with writing and recording the soundtrack of a local directors documentary. It is called Jungleland; A Documentary of the Women of Vietnam, by Kelly Coffee. This is my rst lm soundtrack. I recorded the 1:30 track at my home studio. On this, I am featured playing my Wechter Nylon String Classical Guitar at the beginning and towards the beginning of the credits through to the end of the lm. At the American School of Double Bass 9th Annual Summer Retreat Final Concert, on July 22nd, 2006, I was pleased to perform with members of the Capital University Orchestra, on Dimitri Shostakovichs Quartet No. 8, Opus 110 ( Part II, Allegro Molto). I had the distinct pleasure of receiving important professional advice about my classical playing from Dr. Mark Morton (Artistic Director of the American School of Double Bass), Dr. Shao-Ian Lee (Future Virtuosi Faculty), and Dianne Frazer Cross (pianist). I am proud to say I played a small role in the part of the following groups; Paledave (guitar, keyboards, and backing vocals), Scott Tuttle Quartet (double bass), O (keyboards), and Ryder Blind (electric bass). I was a founding member of Curtice/Markley & Motown Station. I currently work with my new group, which you are not prepared for, known as X-Ray-Ted. Lastly, I have had the pleasure of performing professionally with a wide array of local and national musicians both in planned performances and as a last minute ll-in sideman, for more than 30 years. Recently, I acted in a short lm project entitled Class Project, which was a production done for the Delta College Life Long Learning course known as Film Fundamentals, for which I received a certicate of completion. I also recorded, performed and produced the music to said lm. During the fall 2009 semester, I volunteered as a camera operator for the Delta College Pledge Drive. I nished scoring, recording, mixing, and mastering the music soundtrack for the rst HALO YouTube Machinima Series to switch to Animation; CNP The Animated Series (aka CNP Season 4). Currently, I am proud to be part of the band known as Chosen By Fate, in which I play lead guitar. Chosen By Fate is an amazingly talented and hard rock progressive metal (no scream-o) band. For more about Chosen By Fate goto; TOURING Performed with the Saginaw Valley State University Concert and Chamber Choirs, and Renaissance Early Music Collegium abroad in Italy, France, Austria, and the Czech Republic. AWARDS (With the Center for the Arts and Sciences Jazz Orchestra) Won Best Bass Award from the Annual Sonny Stitt State High School Jazz Competition in 1984 and 1985. (With Mixed Generation) Won 100 hours of studio time and a CD release at Wagner Music Studios, at Talent Quest 1996 at the Temple Theater in Saginaw, MI. (With Classic Graftti) Best Jazz Big Band at the 19th and 20th Annual Review Magazine Music Awards Jazz Band Deserving Wider Recognition at the 19th Annual Review Magazine Awards Delta College Honors Student Inductee, Delta College Part Time Students Presidents List Fall 2009, Member of Honors Society Phi Theta Kappa, Xi Delta Chapter. Thanks for your time. CERTIFICATIONS Trafc Control Certied Flagger - Labor Ready New Enhanced Drivers License - State Of Michigan Chauffeurs License At Independent Opportunities of Michigan; First Aid/CPR AED, Infant CPR Current Cardholder AHA Certied in Michigan Dec. 10th, 2014 - December 2016 Blood Borne Pathogens Recipient Rights Medications/Seizures Behavior Modication In Home Services Both TB and HEP-C vaccines are up to date At United Parcel Service; T. S. A. and H. S. Clearances HAZMAT Package Handling Specialist REFERENCES Jeff Paquette (586)992-1468 Jeff Hall SVSU Artist In Residence (989)964-4159 Dr. Eric Nisula SVSU Professor of Music (989)964-4159