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Musician, Customer Service

Old Agoura, CA, 91301
$25+ / hr.
January 29, 2024

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Evan T. Frangesh (He/Him) Resumé

Youth Educator, Percussion Instructor, Musician, & Education Advocate & for current info. [Full CV/references available by request.]

Email: alt. email (permission only)

Cell/WhatsApp: +1-408-***-****

>Bio: Evan Frangesh is an experienced LA-based percussionist and graduate of Chapman University (B.M. Performance ‘20) living in the San Fernando Valley. Evan specializes in percussion & music performance but wants to expand his career skills to branch into new work environments in or out of music.


-2022-2023 (2 semesters, inc.): Master of Music (M.M.) candidate Percussion Performance & Graduate Teaching Assistant (T.A.): CSU Northridge, Los Angeles, CA. Activities: Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra/Opera, & Percussion Ensemble. Master’s Performance student with T.A. responsibilities as Section Leader/Principal across multiple ensembles, assisting/collaborating with fellow percussionists. Studied under Prof. Aaron Smith and reported to Prof. Smith & Percussion/ Mus. Department chair Dr. John Roscigno.

-2016- Dec. 2020: Bachelor of Music (B.M.) Percussion Performance & Political Science minor: Chapman University, Orange, CA. Activities: Percussion Ensemble, New Music Ensemble, Wind Symphony, Orchestra, & Early Music Ensemble. See LinkedIn/CV for more details.

-2012-2016: Westmont High School, Campbell, CA. Activities: Wind Symphony (4 yrs.), Marching Band (3 yrs.), San Jose Youth Symphony (3 yrs. Principal Timpanist), >Sports: Varsity Swim Team (4 yrs.), Frosh/Soph Cross Country (2 yrs.). See "Volunteering" below for more.


-Experience working with all ages in Customer/Client/Student service.

-Communication, Collaboration, & Leadership 1-on-1 & in groups.

-Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel (Office); Google Docs, Slides, Sheets (GSuite).

-Strong work ethic & attention to detail.

-Fluent in English, some Spanglish in customer service settings.

>Work Experience (cont. next page):

-Freelance Percussionist/Music Teacher: -Available for lessons/gigs in the San Fernando Valley & Los Angeles area, see CV for more info. (Sept. '22. – present).

-Lessons in West San Jose/Campbell, CA area, maintained 4 students (July 20th ‘21- Aug. 1st ’22, 1 yr. 1 mo. during undergrad/master’s gap).

-Drumline/Percussion Instructor: Sylmar Charter High School, Sylmar, L.A. CA 91342. (Jan. 9th ‘23-Oct. 31st.

‘23, seasonal/part-time.) Collaborating with Instrumental Music Director Ms. Sabrina Nickum & percussionists in marching drumline & concert percussion environments. Coordinated by Educare Foundation, LAUSD contractor.

-Graduate Teaching Assistant [T.A.]: CSU Northridge, Los Angeles, CA. (Aug. ‘22 - May ‘23.): Master’s Percussion Performance student with T.A. responsibilities as Section Leader/Principal across multiple ensembles, reporting to Profs. Aaron Smith & head of Percussion/Music Department Chair Dr. John Roscigno.

-Drums Instructor: School of Rock: -briefly at S.O.R. Woodland Hills CA, substituted for gigging staff on Fri./Sat.: (Sept 3rd - Oct. 22 '22).

-S.O.R. San Jose, CA (Mar. 26th, ‘21 - July 30th, '22, 1 yr. 4 mo. during undergrad/masters’ gap). >Responsible for over 3 dozen Drumset students ages 6 - adult working 5 days/week during a massive post-lockdown growth period of the San Jose corporate location. Experience with teaching all ages & abilities as well as assisting performance groups (11+ y/o), Rock101 (8 - 11 y/o), Rookies (5 -7 y/o) group classes, and week-long summer Frangesh Resumé 2

day camp (July ‘21). Completed additional work repairing broken cymbals for Gen. Manager Chris Pounders. References are available upon request.

-Store Associate, In-N-Out Burger: (Jun. 29th, ‘19- Mar. 25th, ‘21- 1 yr. 9 mos. in total). Level 3: Counter order and drive-thru operations, handout, pay window, hosting, customer service skills, food prep/general labor. Worked at two locations: >Santa Clara #176 (by Mission College/Great America/Levi’s Stadium) during June- Aug & Dec. 2019, Jun. ‘20-Mar. '21. Additional work at >Anaheim #300: (by Disneyland) Sept. ‘19-May ‘20 during the '19-20 school year on weekends during the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

-Percussion Instructor/Camp Counselor experience (during undergrad):

-Percussion Instructor: Skyline High School, Oakland, CA. assisted Mr. Adam Green during Spr. ‘20 semester volunteering once/week sectional instruction via Zoom.

-Living Jazz, Oakland, CA: Summers Jul 2017-19, La Honda, California. Summer music/expressive arts camp counselor working with/ children ages 9-15, assisted in percussion instruction & camp activities.

-San Jose Youth Symphony: Summers Aug. 2016-18. Summer camp counselor coaching students during rehearsals, sectionals & running camp activities.

-Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music, Chapman University: May 2018. Choir camp counselor assisting in percussion accompaniment for ensembles and managing campers.

-Cashier: Hula Truck (Instagram: @HulaTruck408) San Francisco Bay Area. (June–Aug. 2017 3 mo.) Seasonal cashier/prep position on a Filipino fusion food truck serving the SF Bay Area (SF/South Bay Area/Oakland). Since then, they have expanded to Levi’s Stadium (49ers/NFL), SAP Center (SJ Sharks/NHL), as well as Downtown San Jose (Instagram: @hulabarandkitchen).

-Coach in Training, Assistant Coach: Los Ranchitos Cabana Club, Campbell, California. (Summers ’14- ‘16). In-water and on-deck competitive summer swim team coaching youth ages 5-13 and leading them to progress in their swimming goals. Swam for 8 seasons in ‘09- ‘16 pre-college. I love teaching swimming because it's always been a passion in my life, and early coaching experiences taught me a lot about educating & working effectively with people of all ages. Full description on LinkedIn.


-Boy Scouts of America: Aug. 2004- Sept. 2015 (11 years): Eagle Scout earned Sept. 2015; Troop 330, Campbell, CA; Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Area Council, BSA. I'm fortunate to have learned many practical life skills as well as met great friends & mentors along the way.

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