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Teacher Assistant

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
August 13, 2018

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Shea Pierre


T: 504-***-****


OBJECTIVE: My objective is to use my skill and resources to perform all roles in the field of a musician; perform, compose, teach, produce, and arrange.


Oberlin College & Conservatory

Bachelor of Arts in Jazz Studies, May 2014


Assistant Piano Teacher at Michigan State University (2014)

Instructed large classes on a weekly basis

Maintained musical relationships with students outside of school

Helped to organize performance recitals

Private piano instructor 2012-Present

Teach private lessons ranging from ages 6-70

Student Teacher at Oberlin College (2011-2014)

Instructed college students on a bi-weekly basis

Graded and assessed students progress

Tailored music lessons to students particular interests

Instructor at Contemporary Arts Center (2009, 2010)

Taught Arts & Crafts to elementary students during Summer Camp

Gave basic fundamentals of music to students

Organized group activities


Featured performer while Stevie Wonder received the Library of Congress Award (2009) Washington D.C

Tour with Batiste blues band, pianist (2010) South Africa

New Orleans Jazz Festival, pianist (2008-present) New Orleans, LA

“A Night in Treme” performance series with Donald Harrison (2011) St. Louis, MO

Guest Clinician at New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (2017) New Orleans, LA

Guest Clinician at Oberlin Conservatory of Music. (2017) Oberlin, OH

Pianist with New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (2017-present)

Pianist for Mexico tour and clinic with Jamison Ross (2017)

Pianist for world tour with Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah (2017) China, Japan, Europe, Australia


Dr. Seuss-Seussical (lead pianist) at St. John Theater

Tribute to Horace Silver (lead pianist) at Oberlin Conservatory


Can play, teach, and improvise in many different styles. Excellent sight reader. Proficient with keyboards. Great with organization.

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