SEEKING

Upright bass, Trombone, Vocalist - Alto, Other, Flute, Harmonica, Background Singer, Piano, Keyboard, Saxophone, Trumpet, Violin, Other Percussion, Drums, Bass Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Vocalist - Soprano, Vocalist, Cello.

ABOUT

Bio
Michael Moses was born in New York City and now resides in Brookfield, Illinois. A graduate of Northern Illinois University receiving a Masters Degree in Music emphasis Education in both vocal and instrumental. His interest in music grew from the early influence of both his parents. His mother sang opera and his father was a professional gospel singer. With his true love for the audience, here is a Summary of Credits:

• Attended high school at The School of Performing Arts in New York
City.
• As a senior directed the award winning School of Performing Arts
Gospel Choir.
• Participated in many outside performance groups including All
City Band and All City Orchestra as a tuba player.
• Sang with The New York City Concert Choir.
• Attended Manhattan School of Music Prep and played in the school
orchestra and sang in the choir.
• Appeared on the popular childrens show Sesame Street as a Tuba
player.
• Attended Shenandoah College & Conservatory of Music earning a
B.A. in Jazz Performance on bass while also studying dance and
theater.
• Performed instrumentally and vocally at The National Cathedral,
The National Shrine, Madison Square Garden, Lincoln Center’s
Avery Fisher and Alice Tully Halls, Carnegie Hall and Busch
Gardens and Kings Dominion theme parks.
• Accepted to the Rome Festival Orchestra and was Associate Tuba
player with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra under the direction
of famed musician and Horn soloist Barry Tuckwell.
• Was Principal Tuba with the Danville Symphony.
• While attending the University of Illinois as a graduate student
directed a jazz band to help assist in minority recruitment to
the school of music.
• Current member of the United States Army Band Michael playing a
variety of instruments as well as performing vocally.
• Earned instructor qualification for the Army, Navy and Marine
School of Music in electric bass.
• Director of the Blessed Sacrament Youth Center Choir.
• Currently teaching beginning instruments, vocals and jazz
improvisation and jazz techniques privately.
• Awarded Chicago Area “Entertainer Challenge” 2006 Entertainer of
the Year sponsor by Suburban Nitelife Magazine.
• Winner of the World Karaoke Contest in Miami July 28th, 2006.
• Created a program performing music in schools in the Chicago
area. The program consisting of demonstration of must musical
styles both instrumentally and vocally.
• 2007 Karaoke World Championship Male U.S. National Champion and
World Silver medalist.

“Music to me is about the emotion that the crowd feels. If they’re having fun and feeling the love I am truly happy”.
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Screen name:
Michael Moses
Member since:
Nov 23 2010
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
25
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Expert
Vocalist - Baritone:
Expert
Vocalist - Tenor:
Expert
Bass Guitar:
Expert
Background Singer:
Expert
Upright bass:
Expert
Vocalist - Alto:
Advanced
DJ:
Advanced
Other Percussion:
Moderate
Saxophone:
Moderate
Keyboard:
Moderate
Piano:
Moderate
Other:
Moderate
Trombone:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Carvin 5 Bass, Trace Elliot Cabs, SWR Head, Roland & Korg Vintage Keyboard. 8 Space of Vintage Modules, Bach Trombone, Lp Percussion, Alto Sax, Tuba, Upright Bass, Guitars.
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