Cary Savage Resume

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Cary Savage
Employment
Guitar Instructor

September 2009-present Collège Jean de la mennais La Prairie, Qc

September 2008- present Chateau des Sons Charlemagne, Qc


September 1998-present Studio lessons in guitar

September 2005- September 2007 L'école des jeunes, U de M

Summer 2005 Camp Encore/Coda, Bridgton, Maine
Head of guitar department, responsible for individual and group instruction in various musical styles.

September 2002- January 2006 Academy of Music of Montreal

September 2000- May 2002 Monroe Community College Rochester, NY

Instructor for beginner and intermediate guitar classes
Director of classical guitar ensemble & small jazz combo
Responsible for transcribing & arranging various styles of music
Volunteer for directing guitar ensemble to play for non-profit organizations in New York City (2001-2002)
Mentor for guitar majors (responsible for music theory, guitar technique, ear training & musicality)

April 2000- December 2001 Atlas Music Rochester, NY
Responsible for individual instruction in guitar (electric & classical) for all levels and ages.

September 1999- December 2000 Fred Costello Studios Rochester, NY

Education
Doctorate of Music

September 2004- May 2007 University of Montreal Montreal, Qc

Concentration in music interpretation (primary instrument : Guitar)

Master of Music

September 2002- May 2004 University of Montreal Montreal, Qc

Concentration in music interpretation (primary instrument : Guitar)


Bachelor of Music
September 1997-August 2000 Eastman School of Music Rochester, NY

Concentration in music interpretation (primary instrument: Guitar)


Electrical Engineering

September 1993- January 1995 University of Illinois Chicago, IL

Not completed

Awards

1998-2000 Howard Hanson Scholarship
1997-2000 Eastman Scholarship
1997-2000 George Eastman Scholarship
1997 Rochester National Grant
1997 University of Rochester Grant

Major study in instrument
September 2002- Present Montreal, Qc
Peter McCutcheon, classical guitar

January 1997- May 2000 Rochester, NY
Nicholas Goluses, classical guitar ( Eastman School of Music)

January 1997- May 2000 Rochester, NY
Bob Sneider, jazz guitar (Eastman School of Music)

September 1994- December 1995 Chicago, IL
Frank Rumoro, jazz guitar
Other interests & experience
Highlights
Solo Guitar and masterclass, Brockville, Ontario (March 2010)
Solo Guitar, St. Columba, Pointe-Claire, Qc (January 2010)
Solo Guitar, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY (September 2009)
Solo Guitar, Hammond Hall Winter Harbor, Maine (July 2009)
Solo Guitar, Cobscook Community Center Trescott, Maine (July 2009)
Solo Guitar, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, New York (November 2008)
Solo Guitar, Delta Arts Council, Delta, BC, Canada (September 2008)
Lecture Recital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (July 2008)
DVD Guitar video tutorial series filming, Long Beach Island, NJ (May 2008)
CD Release of Transcriptions and Works for Guitar (March 2008)
Solo Guitar, Delta Arts Council, Delta, BC (September 2008)
Solo Guitar, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY (March 2008)
Solo Guitar, University of Guelph, Guelph (October 2007)
Solo Guitar, Chapelle St. Louis, Montreal (May 2007)
Solo Guitar, Salle Claude Champagne, University of Montreal (May, 2005, 2006)
Solo Guitar and Masterclass, Syracuse University (New York, March
2005)
Solo Guitar, Salle Claude Champagne, University of Montreal (May, 2004)
Solo Guitar, CÉBL, University of Montreal (February, September 2003, 2004)
Voice & Guitar, Salle Claude Champagne (February, April 2003, Montréal)
Flute & Guitar, 20th century music (February 2002 in Philadelphia, PA)
Flute & Guitar, 20th century music (November 2001 at Keuka College, NY)
Flute & Guitar, Monroe Community College (November 2001, Rochester, NY)
Solo Guitar, Memorial Art Gallery (August 2000, Rochester, NY)
Guitar duo, Eastman School of Music (April 2000, Rochester,NY)
Solo Guitar, Eastman School of Music (April 2000, Rochester,NY)

Gigs
Presently performing solo and duos for various occasions and organizations (weddings, non-profit organizations, etc.)
Moonbeans Café (September 1998- September 2000): Guitar duo performed every Saturday night from a wide range of styles and repertoire.

Hobbies
Basketball, mountain biking, reading current affairs, cooking

References
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Updated:  March 17, 2010

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