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Executive Assistant

Ottawa, ON, Canada
November 30, 2018

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TAMIRIS PAES SOUZA Tel: +*(***) *******


Second year of Master Degree in Music - Violin Performance, at the University of Ottawa

Member of Executive Committee of Graduate Music Students Association of University of Ottawa

Espace Creatif Creative Space Ambassador (Teaching Assistantship) at University of Ottawa

Excellent organization, interpersonal and teamwork skills honed through orchestral, teaching, and volunteer experience

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint

Fluent in English, Portuguese and intermediate in French and Spanish EDUCATION

Master Degree in Music, Violin Performance 2017 – present University of Ottawa, ON

Major violin teacher: Yehonatan Berick

Marina Kun Scholarship holder 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 – Merit based award obtained through nomination of Faculty Liaison for Auditions and Admissions

Member of Executive Committee of University of Ottawa Graduate Music Students Association – 2018/2019

Espace Creatif Creative Space Ambassador (Teaching Assistantship position) 2017/2018

Nefes String Quartet violin player

Expected graduation date: April of 2019.

Bachelor of Music, Violin Performance 2013 – 2016

São Paulo State University, SP, Brazil

Monograph for completion of course: Structuring the Violin Practise: A study proposal for the 1st movement of Concerto No. 3 of Saint-Saens for violin and orchestra

Member of the chamber group called ‘’Elegiac Trio’’

Graduated as first in the String Class, with 9,34/10 or 4.0 GPA

Valedictorian in the graduation ceremony of Bachelor of Music in Performance Class of 2016 RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Ottawa Symphny Orchestra September of 2018 – present Ottawa, Ontario

Violinist in the Student Mentorship Program

Ottawa Pops Orchestra September of 2018 – present

Ottawa, Ontario

Principal of Second Violin Sector

Experiential Teaching Artist Program September of 2018 – present OrKidstra, Ottawa, ON

Gave violin lessons to group of children and teenagers 4 to 5 hours per week, a total of 90 hours of dedication throughout the year

Developed excellent comprehension of how kids behave and interact with one another within a group setting and capacity to manage these groups TAMIRIS PAES SOUZA Tel: +1(403) 396 – 2261

Member of Executive Committee of GMSA May of 2018 – present Graduate Music Students Association of University of Ottawa, ON

Provided representation and services for graduate students enrolled in the University of Ottawa School of Music

Relayed information between the graduate music student body and the School of Music faculty

Organized and hosted performance, research, and social events for graduate music students Violin and Viola Private Tutor January of 2018 – present Canada Music Academy, Ottawa, ON

Violin and viola private tutor

Advised students, prepared and developed course materials and curriculum content

Evaluated progress of students and discussed results

Had students approved at The Royal Conservatory of Music exam Embassador at Creator Space September of 2017 – April of 2018 University of Ottawa, ON

Responsible for advising students, promoting activities/workshops, administrate the space, and create video lessons on how to use softwares

Instructed students on how to use music softwares such as Sibelius, Finale, Cubase, Moog Sub Pathy Synthesizer, Roland D50 Linear Vintage Synthesizer, Maschine, Moog Etherwave Plus Theremin, and Roli Seabord

Youth Orchestra of the State São Paulo March of 2012 – July of 2017 Santa Marcelina Cultura/EMESP, SP, Brazil

First and second violin section player, under the direction of Claudio Cruz

Performed at MDR MusikSommer – Germany; Young Euro Classic – Germany; Grachtenfestival

– Netherlands; Berlioz Festival – France; Iberian-Suite Festival/ John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts – Washington DC; Alice Tully Hall – NY/USA; and Festival Música em Trancoso

– Brazil.

Played with great conductors as Frank Shipway, George Stelluto; Guillaume Bourgogne, Rolf Beck, Diego Guzman (from El Sistema), and Marc Coppey. VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Secretary's Assistant/Student's Records and Files Volunteer May of 2018 OCDSB Adult High School, ON

Assisted Jennifer Justa to organize student’s files

Created student’s files for new students;

Checked if the student’s files were in the drawers with the right documentation and in the right order

Organized files in the drawers in alphabetical order Maravilhosa Graça 2017 – present

Children`s Hospital Darcy Vargas, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil

Designed the volunteer project called Amazing Grace, in partnership with the Nucleus of Hospital Humanization, in the Children`s Hospital Darcy Vargas

Worked 40 volunteers hours to Maravilhosa Graça, playing the violin to kids and teenagers with poor health conditions

With a wide repertoire, violinists played in the hospital outpatient clinic, toy library, nucleus of chemotherapy and hemodialysis, ICU and the floors with hospital beds

The project continues with performances of the accordionist Paulo Roberto in special events that happen in the hospital

TAMIRIS PAES SOUZA Tel: +1(403) 396 – 2261



Designed the project called 'Amazing Grace'', a volunteer weekly work that aimed to bring live music to children, adolescents and families who were in situations of emotional vulnerability and poor health conditions in hospitals.


Developed through performing in a large group as the Youth Orchestra of the State São Paulo for five years and a half

Collaborated with Elegiac Trio and Nefes String Quartet ensembles as a violin player, as well being part of discussions of repertoire, musical ideas, rehearsals and concerts planning Leadership skills

Concertmaster at the Young Artist Summer Program of Summerfest Curtis Institute of Music

Principal of second violin sector at the Ottawa Pops Orchestra

Part of Executive Committee of GMSA AEDM - University of Ottawa Graduate Music Students Association

Coordinated and designed the Maravilhosa Graça project Administrative Experience

Responsible for the main desk in the Creator Space at the University of Ottawa

Secretary’s assistant at the OCDSB Adult High School Customer Services and Interpersonal awareness

Developed this skill through the ''Amazing Grace'' project, by playing songs to people with different backgrounds/age and being creative to choose the songs depending on the patient's emotional state or the atmosphere of the place

Communication skills

Corresponded to staff and administration of the Children`s Hospital Darcy Vargas about my project and asked for advice on how to behave in the hospital as a musician

Planed and promoted events as a member of the Executive Committee of the Graduate Music Students Association of University of Ottawa

Organizational skills

Assisted Jennifer Justa organizing student's records and files at OCDSB Adult High School

Excellent time management to coordinate all the activities (school, work, volunteering) at the same time

Prepared violin lessons and evaluated students

Teaching experience

Experiential Teaching Artist Program music teacher – OrKidstra Youth Music Program

Private violin tutor to kids, teenagers and adults

Canada Academy of Music Violin and Viola teaching

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