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Ethan Cypress' Resume


CONTACT INFORMATION:

Cell Phone: 607.435.0548
Email: Ethan.Cypress@gmail.com
Website: www.EthanCypress.com

SKILLS:

(Brass) Alto/Tenor/Bass Trombone – Euphonium – Trumpet

(Strings) Violin – Viola – Bass Guitar

(Keyboards) Piano – Organ – Accordion

(Misc.) Composer – Arranger – Copyist – Educator

OBJECTIVES:

Aspiring studio musician (performer & composer)

Aspiring educator

EDUCATION:

SUNY Potsdam, Crane School of Music

Graduated – May 2015
Bachelors in Music Performance – Trombone
GPA – 3.9
Honor Societies – Phi Kappa Phi & Phi Kappa Lambda

WORK EXPERIENCE:

1. Counselor & Assistant Trombone Teacher

Hartwick College Summer Music Festival

Summers of 2011 & 2012

Taught elementary french horn & cello, performed on trombone & viola, arranged music for full orchestra & pit orchestra & looked after campers

Reference: Dr. Jason Leo Curley: jasonleocurley@yahoo.com/520.870.9452

Solo Violist for the United Citizens Brigade run of Lonely People

July 2012 – August 2012

Solo violist for a theater production in New York City

Reference: Kevin Mead: 914.447.3404

2. Music Copyist Intern

Mitchell Frohman & The Mambo Legends Orchestra/ Dr. Marsha Baxter & The Crane School of Music

June 2013 – May 2015

Imported hand written scores & parts into Sibelius for use in performances

Reference: Dr. Marsha Baxter: baxterml@mac.com/315.323.1780

3. Music Arranger

Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s Wedding Band Company

June 2013 – December 2015

Arranged various classical, jazz & popular literature for small chamber ensembles to play at wedding ceremonies.

Reference: N/A

4. Sound Technician/General Assistant

August 2016 – Present

Sound Technician and general assistant

Reference: N/A

PERFORMING ENSEMBLE EXPERIENCE:

Oneonta, NY

Catskill Choral Society Orchestra (2011), Catskill Symphony Orchestra (2008-2011), Catskill Valley Wind Ensemble (2007-2011, 2016), Hartwick College String Quartet (2010-2011), Hartwick College Wind Ensemble (2010-2011), Leatherstocking Big Band (2013-2016)

Hartt School Of Music (University of Hartford) & Hartford, CT

Foot In The Door Chamber Ensemble (2012) Pit Orchestra (2011), Symphony Band (2011-2012), Symphony Orchestra (2011-2012), The Other Jazz Orchestra (2011-2012), Trombone Ensemble (2011-2012), Wind Ensemble (2011-2012)

Crane School Of Music (SUNY Potsdam) & Potsdam, NY

Brass Ensemble (2012-2014), Community Performance Series Pit Orchestra (2015), Giroux Honors Jazz Combo (2014-2015), Jazz Ensemble (2012-2015), Latin Ensemble (2013-2015), Northern Symphonic Winds (2012-2013), Symphonic Band (2013-2015), Trombone Ensemble (2012-2014), Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble (2013-2015), Tuba-Euphonium Quartet (2014-2015), Wind Ensemble (2012-2015)

CCM (University of Cincinnati) & Cincinnati, OH

CCM Jazz Orchestra (2015), CCM Lab Band (2015), The New Royals Funk Band (2015)

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS:

American Prize: Semi-Finalist in Chamber Music Composition, Student Division – 2014 & 2015

ASCAP Herb Albert Awards: Finalist in Jazz Composition – 2014

Charlotte New Music Festival: Commissioned Student Composer – 2014

US Air Force Band Of The Golden West: Finalist for full time Trombone Position – 2014

Crane School of Music: Chamber Music Competition Winning Performing Ensemble - 2015

ASCAP Morton Gould Awards: Finalist in Classical Composition – 2016

US Air Force Academy Band: Finalist for full time Trombone Position – 2016

American Prize: Semi-Finalist in Wind Ensemble Composition, Professional Division – 2016