Marc Rosa Resume


October 2010

Taller Flamenco school, Sevilla, SPAIN (Andalusia)
Introduction course to Flamenco guitar (Beginner/ Intermediate)

Basic knowledge of the techniques involved in Flamenco guitar, and the different styles encompassed in this music ( Solea, Buleria, Siguirya, Tangos, Fandangos...)

September 2005- June 2009

Thames Valley University, London, UK
Bmus Popular Music Performance (2:1)

High standard guitar playing skills and musicianship in any given music genre.
(Rock, Rock Fusion, Jazz, Blues, Acoustic)
Final year specialized in developing performance related skills and Music Production techniques using music industry standard softwares (Cubase, Pro Tools, Logic...)
Strong Composition and Arranging skills through a vast array of music styles.

September 1999- June 2004

Michel de Montaigne Bordeaux 3 University, FRANCE
British Bachelor Degree specialized in English Language, Literature and Civilisation

September 1996- June 1999

Libourne Max Linder High school, FRANCE
A Levels (French Baccalaureat) with English, Spanish and Russian languages (B+)


February 2010- January 2011

Music teacher at the Qatar Academy, Doha, QATAR.

One-to-one tuition in drums, bass and guitar, with kids aged 8 to 11.
Guitar curriculum tailored to the students' needs and musical taste.
Lessons focusing on music theory and sheer instrumental technique, while emphasizing the playing-in-a-band aspect.

November 2009- January 2011

Street performer/ Entertainer sponsored by UDC, Doha, QATAR.

4 hours live performance as a singer/ guitar player 5 days a week, mostly doing pop/rock covers and Jazz Standards.
Music provided for most of the events taking place at the Pearl Qatar ( Chocolate bar opening, Harley Davidson meeting, Pampano VIP events...)

August 2009- September 2009

Volunteer as a guitar teacher at The Unwind Music school in Chennai, INDIA.

One to one tuition/seminars/ workshops about various aspects of guitar playing, music theory and musicianship.
Member of the jury in the 2009 “Battle of the bands” competition.

November 2008-December 2008

Imperial show production company, Compiegne, FRANCE

Corporate christmas shows for an audience of 2000 to 2200 people.
Up to 4 shows a day of an approximate length of 1:30h each.
Broad range of music styles played, from traditional circus music ( Marches...), funk (Stevie Wonder), pop (Gloria Estefan...) to hard rock/metal music (Van Halen).

March 2008- September 2008

6 months tour with the Circus Arena, DENMARK.

Up to 9 shows a week, including 4 shows on weekends in front of an audience ranging from 1700 to 2000 people.
200 shows performed throughout 107 cities, with some private galas on days off.
High standard of musical skills required: sight-reading, improvisational skills (solos) and consistency for a 3 hour show.
Excellent rhythmic skills as playing along backing tracks with in ear-monitors system.

June 1999- September 2005

Guitar player/ Composer/Arranger , Big Band Jeunes en Jazz, Libourne, FRANCE.

150-200 gigs performed, with 2 CDS of public performances recorded.
Experience of live sound setup, sound engineering and stage assistant.
Solid arranging and compositional skills for a 10-15 piece orchestra including brass, winds, rhythm section and singers.
Rehearsal management for teenagers wishing to join the band.

Updated:  June 16, 2011

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