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Communications specialist

Monroe, Georgia, 30655, United States
February 29, 2012
Contact Info:

Joshua I. Cutchin
*** *. ***** ****** #* Monroe, GA 30655 704-***-****
Master of Journalism: University of Georgia, 2011 (3.9 GPA)
Master of Music Literature: University of Georgia, 2010
Bachelor of Music Performance: University of Wisconsin, 2007
Professional Experience
Journalism and Communications Skills (2010-present)
Freelance Writer:
•, Kennesaw (GA) branch
• Athens Banner-Herald (GA)
• “Back to the Island”:
• Newton Observer Enterprise (NC)
• Blog writer, Cobb Symphony Orchestra (Kennesaw, GA)

Team Enabling/Facilitating (2011-present)
Youth Leader, St. Alban’s Episcopal Church (Monroe, GA)
• Event organization and community outreach
• Lesson planning

Graphic Design (2003 – present)
Advertisement Design
• Banner advertisement design for Main Street Yarn’s website (Watkinsville, GA)
• Logo design for University of Georgia Summer Music Camps
Performing Arts Advertisement: posters, fliers, brochures, etc.
• University of Illinois
• University of Arkansas
• University of Georgia
• University of Wisconsin
Album Artwork Design
• Half Dozen Brass Band

Office Administrator (2008 – 2009)
Graduate Assistant, University of Georgia Summer Music Camps
• Application processing for students
• Payment processing for applicants
• Creation and distribution of mailed promotional materials
• Market research: schools, arts programs, etc.
• Event coordination for student dining/lodging/rehearsal space
• Managing correspondence with staff, faculty, students, and parents, including answering phone calls and emails
• Community outreach to Georgia schools

Teaching (2003 – present)
Substitute teaching
• Oconee County Public Schools
Private Music Lesson Instruction
• University of Georgia tuba studio
• University of Georgia Summer Music Camps
Marching Band Camp Instruction
• George Walton Academy (Monroe, GA)
• East Lincoln High School (Denver, NC)
• North Lincoln High School (Lincolnton, NC)
Multimedia Experience
Software skills
• Microsoft Windows & Mac OS X
• Microsoft Office suite
• Adobe Photoshop, MS Expressions
• Wordpress open source content management system, MS Publisher
• Audacity audio editor and recorder
• Finale
Music Composition/Arranging
• Easy Street - Half Dozen Brass Band (2010)
• Grooveathon (2011) and Share the Wealth (2009) – JazzChronic
• Antsy McClain (2012)
• Works performed by ensembles from Texas Pan American, Georgia State University, University of Illinois, University of Wisconsin, and University of Georgia at a variety of conferences and concerts around the nation

Performance Experience
• NBC’s Today Show – featured soloist/interviewee (2002)
• Carnegie Hall (NY), Gruene Hall (TX)
• Music festivals and concert series in NC, WI, FL, and GA
• Founder, performer, manager, and composer with Half Dozen Brass Band (