Music is how I connect with my emotions. Sound exploration helps me to find solace in this dark, panic-stricken world. It is a journey down a long corridor with doors that reveal unique, sonic spaces.
My background in Celtic, shoegaze, and ambient music helps to bridge the gap between darkness and light, the earthly and the ethereal. With Silver Carpet, I strive to create industrial rhythms that melt with transient soundscapes. A Casio MIDI controller, several virtual synthesizers, VST instruments, and a complete rack of delay effects give me the musical freedom to record expressive pieces. Running my electric harp through a BOSS delay pedal adds dimension to these works.
During the initial stages of the pandemic, I determined to learn in-depth mixing/mastering techniques. Updating my studio has enabled me to have complete control over my music.
Music composition is always a learning process for me, and I look forward to recording more pieces that inspire and enlighten others during this bleak time. I would welcome more chances to give traditional and virtual performances, and I am currently designing my studio for effective visual experiences.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
Actively involved in independent music industry since 2006. Collaborated with neoclassical, ambient, and metal musicians. Currently mixes, masters, and releases music under Silver Carpet (solo project).
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, WordPress, Powerpoint, Clickup, and Adobe Photoshop/Lightroom. Has written business and marketing blogs for various companies.
Hardware and software equipment include Presonus Studio One DAW, Reaper DAW, Izotope plugins, Scarlett Focusrite, ATR mic, virtual synthesizers, Valhalla effects, electric harp, MIDI controller, and delay pedal.
Manages and edits all content on Soundcloud, Bandcamp, and Facebook pages.
Is a classically trained soprano. Plays piano/keyboards, electric harp, recorder, and glockenspiel.
Marketing/Technical Content Writer Writes articles and blog posts for clients (SEO content). This includes promotional/marketing, B2B, and technical/scientific articles.
Tutor.com May 2016-August 2019 (English Tutor)
Jan. 2013-Aug. 2014
Perform a wide range of duties for students of various backgrounds. Provide editing assistance for response/research papers.
Mortgage Contracting Services
(Customer Service Representative)
(Past: Asset Preservation Coordinator) Answers calls pertaining to the maintaining of specific properties that are owned by the banks/clients. Enters data onto call logs/Excel spreadsheets. Assisted with completions, invoices, and special projects. Additional duties include sending follow-up emails and cross-training co-workers.
Jan. 2014- April 2014 (Tax Professional) (Client Services Professional)
(Seasonal ) Prepared taxes for clients and educated clients about the company’s products and services. As a CSP: Scheduled and confirmed appointments, answered telephone calls, processed payments, filed documents, and educated clients about the company’s products and services.
Career Technical College
Jan. 2013-Sept. 2013 (Adjunct Instructor)
Taught Developmental English and English Composition classes.
Delta Community College
Jan. 2011- May 2013
Taught Developmental English, English Composition, and Academic Seminar classes.
Louisiana State University at Shreveport, Shreveport, LA
Master of Science in Nonprofit Administration,
University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA
Master of Arts in English
University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA Bachelor of Arts in English.
Minor: Music (Vocal Performance)
Organizations: Member of the following national scholastic honor societies: Phi Kappa Phi; Sigma Tau Delta; Alpha Lambda Delta.