A software résumé is also available.

Owen Duncan Smith

Last updated: April 2013

538 Shorebird Cir #22201
Redwood City, CA  94065
(510) 684-5434
http://www.linkedin.com/in/ods94065
http://www.owendsmith.com
ods@stanfordalumni.org

This résumé summarizes my musical qualifications.

Education

BA Music (Music, Science, and Technology); Stanford University, Stanford, CA. Coursework included study of computer music analysis, synthesis, and composition, as well as traditional music analysis, composition, performance, and aesthetics.

Experience

2008–11 Tenor
Chalice Consort San Francisco, CA
Rare a capella vocal works from the Renaissance (Ashwell, Manchicourt).
2007–08 Tenor
San Francisco Renaissance Voices San Francisco, CA
A capella vocal works from the Renaissance (Guerrero, Parsons, Tallis, Tye, and others).
2003–05 Organ, Piano, Director
Organist, Handbell Choir Director 7th Ave. Pres. Ch.
San Francisco, CA
Select and perform sacred music as needed for regular and special church services; perform hymns and other regular service music on organ and piano; accompany the church choir using organ, piano, and voice; select, prepare, and direct 2-octave handbell music for occasional services.
2002–03 Tenor
Stanford Early Music Singers Stanford, CA
A capella vocal works from Medieval, Renaissance, and early Baroque periods (Dufay, Victoria, Lasso, Schütz, Arcadelt, Marenzio, and others).
2003 Tenor
St. Ann's Choir St. Thomas Aquinas Ch.
Palo Alto, CA
Plainchant for Catholic mass; Medieval and Renaissance motets and masses, including works by Byrd, Victoria, and Lasso.
2002–03 Tenor I
Stanford Symphonic Chorus Stanford, CA
Large-scale choral works, including Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms and Rutter's Magnificat.
2001 Handbells
Handbell Choir Fremont Pres. Ch.
Fremont, CA
Standard handbell repertoire and work for duet performance.
1995–96 Director
Ringers by the Sea St. Peter's By The Sea Pres. Ch.
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Directed the junior high/high school handbell choir. Performance of 2- and 3-octave repertoire.
1994–95 Percussion, Piano
Stanford Symphonic Band Stanford, CA
Works by Persichetti, Schönberg, Ginastera, and others.
1993–94 ABF Snare
LSJUMB Stanford, CA
Proud member of the World's Loudest Rock 'n' Roll Band.
1991 Piano, Organ
Senior Recital Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Solo recital on piano and organ, featuring works by Debussy, Chopin, Mozart, Bach, Rachmaninoff, and Joplin.
1987–91 Handbells
High School Bell Choir SPBTS, RPV, CA
Performance of challenging 4-octave repertoire, including several visits to AGEHR festivals.
1990–91 Drum Major
MHS Marching Band Miraleste High School
RPV, CA
1987–90 Mallet Perc.
MHS Marching Band MHS, RPV, CA
1988–90 Mallet Perc.
Peninsula Drumline RPV, CA
A competition-level ensemble featuring percussionists from several area high schools.
1989 Cast
West Side Story RPV, CA
A high school summer production featuring top drama students from several area high schools.

Training

1993–94 Piano Accompaniment Fred Weldy Stanford, CA
1978–91 Piano Mary Feyk Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
1990–91 Pipe Organ Howard Wood Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Skills

  • Instruments: piano, synthesizer, organ, handbells, voice, electric bass, mallet percussion, field drums, recorder.
  • Other skills: arrangement, harmonization, transciption, composition in various styles.
  • Software: Lilypond, Logic Pro, Finale, CommonMusic/CLM, various audio editing and encoding applications.