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Communications specialist

Monroe, Georgia, 30655, United States
February 29, 2012

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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 (

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