Sample Poet and Lyricist Resume

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Paul Hendey
5821 S Mayfield Ave
Chicago, IL 60652
(123)-123-1234
[email]

Summary
A very talented, versatile and musically inclined Poet and Lyricist whose years of experiences are focused on giving quality music, lyrics, narratives, and poems to the public; follows the standard measures for composing; has good command of grammar; has wide vocabulary and carries out composition rules; good interpersonal and scheming skills and may be involved in teaching music and arts

Professional Experience:
Poet and LyricistJanuary 2007 – Present
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago, IL

Responsibilities
Composed lyrics for musical plays, operas, and choral works.
Chose appropriate topic or subject matter to compose related songs or poems.
Edited songs and poems to ensure good quality.
Added appropriate musical notes to the lyrics.
Wrote various types of poetry like narratives and lyrics for publication.
Applied standard techniques in composing songs.
Poet and LyricistMay 2004 – December 2006
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Composed lyrics for musical plays, operas, and choral works.
  • Chose appropriate topic or subject matter to compose related songs or poems.
  • Edited songs and poems to ensure good quality.
  • Added appropriate musical notes to the lyrics.
  • Wrote various types of poetry like narratives and lyrics for publication.
  • Applied standard techniques in composing songs.

Poet and LyricistMay 2004 – December 2006
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago, IL
Responsibilities:

  • Composed lyrics for musical plays, operas, and choral works.
  • Chose appropriate topic or subject matter to compose related songs or poems.
  • Edited songs and poems to ensure good quality.
  • Added appropriate musical notes to the lyrics.
  • Wrote various types of poetry like narratives and lyrics for publication.
  • Applied standard techniques in composing songs.

Poet and LyricistMay 2004 – December 2006
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago, IL

Education
Masters Degree in Music, Rice University, 1999
Bachelor of Arts in Music, Rice University, 1994

Skills:

  • Exceptional communication skills both orally and written
  • Good observation and analytical skills
  • Can work under pressure
  • Good organizational and scheming skills
  • Good interpersonal skill

Awards and Affiliations
Songwriters, Composers and Lyricists Associations, Member
The Association of Songwriters Guild, Member

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