KATHERINE PRADO JOHNSON
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My name is Katherine P. Johnson and I am interested in applying as a music and singing tutor. I have more than 10 years experience teaching in Chile, USA and UK. I have studied opera in Chile, USA and UK for 10 years. Whilst in my university I worked teaching choirs and helping to organize the operas we had.
I have worked for diverse places and artists, such us Mark Ronson and Siobhan Fahey, I have run a gospel choir in west London for 25 kids. I have taught at Malorees Junior school in Queens Prk voice and basic piano, and also helped to organize all our school performances.
I’m a highly organized, motivated and positive person and show excellent initiative. I can adapt and learn very quickly, I am very creative at solving problems and at working under pressure.
I have gained solid interpersonal skills and have traveled the world through my work, this experience makes me a very open and organized person to work with. I feel very comfortable meeting new people from all backgrounds, and being able to manage and motivate people to work together, allowing me to provide input and help with new ideas to improve ways of working and achieving aims and goals in shorter time.
RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
Currently I have few private voice students kids and adults, I will be running a free music workshop in west London in July.
London 2010 - 2011
Bethle French Community Church ars old Choir director and vocal coach 25 children's youth Gospel choir. Teaching 2 times a month the adult's church choir evening times.
Taught private music lessons at Malorees Junior School in Queens Prk London UK.
Lesson involved piano 1 and 2, voice technique, songwriting and music theory, phonetics in French, German, Latin and Spanish; and I help to coordinate music events /concerts within the
I worked at the ENO in the event PR admin office.
I have worked for Discovery Latin America charity society in Latin American Rhythms festival due on June 24th of 2006 at the ICA.
Participated singing and organizing event at the Bloomsbury Theater November 12, 2005 with Intillimani, Julio Jung (cultural attache of Chile in Barcelona), Embassy of Chile, for the celebration of Pablo Neruda's 100 years of birth.
EXPERIENCE Teaching Music in the USA and Santiago Chile opera productions:
University of Florida
Music History tutorial assistant, leader section for sopranos Grand Choir, soloist and stage assistant for the opera department
University of North Texas 01/2000-01
Stage and props assistant for the opera department at the university
Denton Primary School (TX USA) 05/2001-02
Summer camps workshops for children at the Denton primary school, taught private voice lessons, coaching and assistant for directing the children’s summer music festival
Chilean and North American Cultural Institute (Chile) 03/1998-99
Taught music language, music style, theory of music, aural skills and voice techniques for the institute’s choir members who were people of all ages and teachers from the institute.
Greek Cultural Institute (Chile-Santiago) 05/1998-99
Supervised the choir, taught music theory, music language pitch-rhythm and dynamics, Taught voice technique. Organized music festivals, cultural activities and exchange with students from University of Chile and Chilean and North American cultural institute.
Spanish Cultural Institute (Chile-Santiago) 09/1998-2000
Taught music in general, motivated people who were interested in music and artists to perform and organize performances and assisted with visuals and stage.
OTHER RELEVANT SKILLS
Alexander technique workshop 2003
Music software at Talbot Square community center London W11, Garageband, Reason, Logic and sybelius 2004.
Academy of pop music “Myriam Hernandez” interpretation and marketing of music 1995
Fluent English and Spanish
REFEREES upon request