Richard H Shapiro Resume


Sept 01, 2010
Richard Shapiro
9411 SW 8 Street
Pembroke Pines Florida 33025
TEL cell 954-684-9565
Fax 954 -241-6719

To job applicant readers.
Enclosed is my resume. I have been working as a professional pianist for 40 years.
Richard Shapiro

Richard Shapiro
9411 SW 8 Street
Pembroke Pines Florida 33025

Objective, Goals:
To travel the world as a musician. To work as a musician in Hotels in Spain and Italy. To teach in a music school in Spain , Italy etc.
Teaching experience:
1974-20111. Teaching piano privately.
2003-2005 Teaching Clarinet, flute, violin and sax.
2005- Tutoring Math, Reading, College entrance examinations.
2004-2005 Substitute Teacher in Broward County.

Working musical experience:
1970-2011 performing on piano- keyboard at shows, weddings, private functions, hotels and concerts.
Pianist at Temple Beth EL Hollywood 1998-2011-.

Conducting and rehearsing shows. Coordinating and scheduling
Musicians for events. Accompanying singers, sight-reading, transposing, and arranging for 3 to 12 piece bands.
Accompanying Cantor and Rabbi for Friday and holiday services.
Accounting and Business experience:
1970 -2011. Prepared taxes for individuals. 1040s.
Consulted on use of quick books and quicken software. Accounting systems and setups.
Consulted on tax planning, retirement, investment, real estate purchasing. Stock trader using analysis software.
Computer experience in music and business:
PC-Programming music using cakewalk sequencing software. Writing and arranging music with Finale.
Macintosh- Music arranging and sequencing using logic express and garage band.
PC business software. Turbo tax, Tax cut, Peach tree accounting, Office, (excel, word,)

Music Education:
Piano lessons age 6 1962 -1974
Studied jazz piano Don Friedman 72-77 NYC
Studied classical piano and technique with Ingrid Fox 72-77 NYC.
Studied Arranging and composition with Bob Friedlander 79-81 Miami Florida
1999-2005 Miami Dade Community College. Studying Violin, Clarinet, Saxophone, and flute.
Studying Classical Guitar accordion and Violin using smartmusic software and youtube instruction channels.
Business Education:
1974-1977 Herbert H Lehman College Bronx NY Accounting and music.
1978-1981 Saint Thomas University
BA Accounting. GPA 3.33.
1985 Nova Law School. One year changed to Master program.
1986-1994 Saint Thomas University
Masters Of Accountancy MACC. GPA 3.30

Other skills: Fluent in Spanish and English, Knowledgeable in French, Portuguese and Italian.


Tekia Orchestra Jef Kopelman 786-877-9377

Bruce Raye Raye Stevens Orchestra 954-520-4767

Stuart Epstien Take Note Orchestra 954-735-3004

Manny Silver Cantor Temple Beth El Hollywood 561-542-0603

Updated:  May 1, 2011

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