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Entertainer Sales

Duluth, GA
October 22, 2021

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Seeking a new opportunity that will allow me to utilize my

combined experience in piano performance/music and sales to build strong customer relationships, provide education on instruments and increase product sales. Private Teaching and Performing Freelance

1999 – Present

• Performed at private and public events for 5-star venues and cruise lines including Ocean Prime in Buckhead from 2010-2014. Pampas Steakhouse in Johns Creek GA and Royal Caribbean/Celebrity Cruise line as a solo entertainer Piano Instructor Gwinnett Music

Piano Instructor Instrumental Music Academy

2008 – 2017

• Trained students ranging from youth to adults to improve their knowledge and understanding of piano techniques by implementing a personalized approach with piano books and personal experience

• Provided world class creative interpretation skills for select pieces of classical and contemporary literature of the piano

• Facilitated student performances as part of goals for study Sales Advisor (Steinway) Jordan Kitt’s Music

2000 – 2001

• Developed strong client relationships by identifying needs and providing valued information which aided the critical buying decisions about pianos that sell in excess of


• Demonstrated finer points of Steinway and other world class instruments to potential customers to increase interest and encourage sales

Sales Advisor Guitar Center

1995 – 1997

• Helped customers find and negotiate their way through technical aspects of digital instruments and recording equipment

• Won the Bose Competition for sales and was awarded a Bose Live sound reinforcement system as prize (L1 Model One Line Array), valued at over $2,500

Sales Advisor/Keyboard Manager Rhythm City Music 1985 – 1987

• Supported the customer buying process by providing exceptional service

• Managed sales associates by educating them on store policies and products, as well as facilitating training sessions when required

• Won the Yamaha High Sales Award for consistently exceeding sales targets and was awarded a Yamaha

Three wheeled ATV


Piano Performance Georgia State University

Studied Under:

• Dr. Ruth McDonald - Professor Emerita of Georgia State University

• Dr. Cary Lewis - A student of Eugene List and was Fulbright scholar for 2 years in Vienna

• Dr. Geoff Hayden - Head of the Piano Dept at GSU

• Ted Howe, Atlanta jazz legend and premier jazz

piano and arranging instructor, former Berklee staff Esteemed Teachers Pre-College:

• The late Dr. Oliver Herbert, a respected Atlanta teacher and President of Piano Teachers Guild

• Richard Bass - Understudy to William Maselos


• State Finalist (2nd Place) at the State of Georgia Piano Competition-National Literary Competition

• “A” Ranked Entertainer at the Royal Caribbean

Cruise Lines

• Performed on 2 occasions for the Prince and

Princess of Brunei by request during the 1996 Atlanta Olympics

• Recorded on 2 Albums (Titled “Quiet Storm” and

“Positive”) for Electra recording artist Peabo Bryson MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

• Touring Keyboardist for Peabo Bryson (Endorsed by Korg Keyboards)

• Performed for the Royal Caribbean Cruise line as a Guest Entertainer for 3 tours

• Acted as the Musical Director for Atlanta “Wits End Players” featuring Jan Hooks and Bonnie and Terry

Turner of SNL fame

• Performed solo at a 5-star restaurant in Buckhead, Ocean Prime, for 4 years


* ( 678-***-**** Ø Duluth, GA. /in/martingeorge

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