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Paul Adams

Paul Adams

About Artist

Basic Information

  • Artist Statement

    I am a full-time music teacher and a self-taught artist. I am a member of the Marshall Symphony Orchestra and the South Arkansas Symphony Orchestra as well as a freelance performer in the area. I've spent the past three years working on two novels and have been learning art from YouTube and online classes since July.
  • Resume

    Paul Randall Adams
    Shreveport, LA 71106

    Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana, December 2010
    Bachelor of Music Education
    Magna Cum Laude
    Louisiana State University – Shreveport, Shreveport, Louisiana December 2016
    Master of Education – Curriculum and Instruction
    Concentration in Reading and Literacy
    South Arkansas Symphony Orchestra January 2016-Present
    Section Violist
    • Rehearsed and performed music
    Marshall Symphony Orchestra January 2012-Present
    Section Violist
    • Rehearsed and performed music
    Bossier Parish Schools, Bossier City, Louisiana August 2015-Present
    • Orchestra director at Elm Grove Middle School and Parkway High School
    • Planned and presented public performances
    Marshall Independent School District, Marshall, Texas August 2011-May 2015
    District Orchestra Director
    • Directed entire orchestra program at two middle schools, junior high and high school
    • Planned and presented four public concerts
    • Competed in UIL Concert/Sight Reading Competition
    Hallsville Middle School, Hallsville, Texas Fall 2010
    5th and 6th Grade Choir Student Teacher
    • Conducted Christmas Program
    • Helped create and rehearse dances
    • Handled in-class discipline and daily procedures
    Hallsville Primary School, Hallsville, Texas Fall 2010
    1st Grade Music Student Teacher
    • Developed and conducted classroom lessons
    • Led musical and literary activities
    Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana 2006-2010
    Viola Student
    • Studied technique, performance practices and pedagogy with Dr. Andrej Kurti
    • Presented Junior recital Spring 2009
    • Presented Senior recital Spring 2010
    Wal-Mart, Kilgore, Texas May 2010-present
    Customer Service Manager/ Courtesy Associate/ Cashier
    • Acted as mediator between customers and upper-management
    • Managed and assisted cashiers, people-greeters, cart pushers and maintenance crews
    • Assisted customers and co-workers with questions about operations and procedures
    • Handled money and ran cash register proficiently
    Volunteer First Baptist Church, Natchitoches, Louisiana 2008-2010
    • Taught songs to autistic children
    Volunteer Gregg County 4-H, Longview, Texas 2006-present
    • Helped teach children horse show skills as well as responsible care-taking of horses
    Volunteer Turnbow Training Stables, Longview, Texas 2005-2009
    • Worked with blind patients to work with horses.
    • Assisted blind equestrians in horse shows.


Member since
Wednesday, 05 April 2017 16:25
Last online
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