Masters Degree M.M. Jazz Pedagogy
University of Northern Iowa - Cedar Falls, Iowa 08/1998 - 05/2000
Bachelors Degree B.A. Music Education K-12
University of Idaho - Moscow, Idaho 08/1993 - 12/1998
Certificate of Band Instrument Repair
Western Iowa Technical College - Sioux City, Iowa 08/2000-05/2001
11/2008 – present Worldwide based in Hawaii
Play tenor, alto and bari saxophones. Studio artist that has been sought out to write and play for several albums including the
Grammy nominated and Nā Hōkū Hanohano nominated Hula Kui by Palm Records. Active and currently playing with over 12 musical groups for resorts, restaurants, conventions and special events. Regularly performs with LT Smooth, Kahulanui, Bump City, Full Circle, Akamu, Bump City and many others at venues such as Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka'upulehu, Ritz Carlton at Kapalua, Mauna Kea Resort, Mauna Lani, Fairmont Orchid, Sheraton Kona Resort at Keauhou Bay, King Kamehameha Beach Resort, Huggo's, Fairmont Orchid, Blue Dragon, etc. For a full music biography visit www.DuncanBamsey.com
Golf Maintenance Mechanic
3/2016 – present Kuki'o Golf and Beach Club Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
3/2013 – 3/2016 Kuki'o Golf and Beach Club Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Work as a Hawaii Certified Commercial Category 3 Applicator and team member with golf and landscape spray technicians.
Train and oversee spray assistants and spray technicians. Duties include broadcast applications on rough and fairways with tractor
trailered 400gal tank sprayer. Perform greens applications with 5 nozzle spray-hawk or high volume drench nozzle. Granted
irrigation satellite access to water greens pre and post applications as required. Responsible for making mixes in a 800gal mixing
tank. Broadcast spray turf perimeters, tee complexes and approaches with 150gal tank on Toro workman. Maintain control of
weeds and course edges with a 25gal cart mounted tank and 4gal backpack sprayer. Share stocking and cleaning duties for the
chemical storage facility. Clean and perform basic maintenance on all spray related machines, equipment and personal protection
gear. Record materials and amounts for Herbicide applications.
6/2012 – 3/2013 Kuki'o Golf and Beach Club Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Perform sand bunker maintenance, course setup, cup cutting, walk mowing approaches, walk mowing greens, rough mowing and
fairway mowing. Experienced operator of electric carts, gas carts, side by sides, turbine blowers, small to large tractors, backhoes,
multi blade mowers, reel mowers from single to 5 decks, bed mounted Dakota spreaders, tractor trailered Dakota spreaders,
tractor mounted fairway aerators, walk Sisis verticuters, tractor mounted Sisis Verticut systems, Weideman verticut/vacuum
equipment and Toro Vesavac vacuums. Certified 4/9/13 for Class 4 and 5 Forlift Trucks.
02/2009 - 07/2011 Upper Cervical Health Center, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Scheduled patients, business meetings, health fairs and promotional events for multiple locations. Developed pricing and payment schedules. Received, tracked and recorded accounts receivable. Filed electronic and paper medical claims. Responded to telephone and email inquiries. Tracked patient, sales and advertising statistics. Assisted in marketing and advertisement development. Managed office and equipment inventory. Maintained filing systems. Shuttled off island patients to and from airport in business vehicle.
Director of Music Education
08/2001 - 05/2008 Kinetic Energy, Cedar Falls, Iowa
Served 500+ families a week. Developed curriculum. Co-directed 35-65 performances per year. Responsible for 8-10 employees and 1-3 contractors. Served on hiring committee. Maintained filing system. Data entry with Quick Books. Taught private lessons. Served as a guest artist in the public school system. Purchased equipment inventory and supplies. Served on planning committees internally and for local community.
Restoration and Repair Technician
09/2003 - 10/2008 Saxquest, St Louis, Missouri
Worked as saxophone, flute, clarinet repair technician. Operated satellite location as general manager. Managed repair schedule and history. Performed duties as company representative at industry trade shows in L.A., St. Louis and N.Y.C. Maintained inventories of instruments, repair supplies, equipment, tooling and hand tools. Established relationships and purchase history with 6 vendors. Cultivated customer base and customer relations. Conducted international and domestic shipping with UPS, FedX and USPS. Taught saxophone lessons for beginning to advanced customers.
Quality Control Team Member
09/2000 - 10/2008 Tenor Madness, Waterloo, Iowa
Performed instrument adjustments, trouble shooting and performance tests
Instrument Repair Technician
07/2001-09/2003 West Music, Cedar Falls, Iowa
Worked as woodwind repair technician. Presented repair estimates in store and via phone to customers. Managed repair schedule and history. Used custom inventory and repair software to record all sales. Prepared, repaired, maintained new and used store stock instruments for sales team. Maintained parts/supply inventories.
Customer Service Representative
09/2000-06/2001 Ray’s Midbell Music, Sioux City, Iowa
Repaired and worked in quality control for retail and rental instrument inventories. Maintained sales floor inventory, displays and assisted customers with purchases. Assisted store manager in the shipping/receiving department.
Graduate Teaching Assistant
07/1998-06/2000 University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa
Directed Jazz Band 3. Coached jazz combos. Employed as faculty administrative assistant. Performed in Jazz Band 1 and 2.
6/2000-8/2000 Camp Adventure World Service, Hickam Airforce Base, Hawaii
Delivered recreational programming for US Navy and Air Force Youth Departments in a day camp setting. Immediately responsible for 10 to 12 children. Promoted the development of children through planning, organizing and leading activities. Coordinated with 8-9 other similar groups totaling over 375 school aged children.
06/1999-09/1999 University of Northern Iowa Rod Library, Cedar Falls, Iowa
Maintained circulation of Arts and Music’s inventory of books, videos, CDs, records, and musical scores. Scheduled and maintained listening rooms and equipment. Performed searches for the Art and Music Librarian. Cataloged new materials and removed dated materials from circulation. Answered questions via phone, email and in person at the Art and Music Department.
06/1998-07/1998 Moscow Idaho School District, Moscow, Idaho
Administered tests and provided instruction based on existing lesson plans. Oversaw independent study and group work sessions. Supervised playground recess and lunch activities as well as after school pick up.
09/1997-06/1998 Hellgate High School, Missoula, Montana
Directed the 8th grade concert band. Worked as music program assistant for marching band, pep band, concert bands and jazz ensemble. Taught private music lesson.
Technology- PC, Mac, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excell, Microsoft PowerPoint, Coaction Patient Management , Intuit Quick Books, Free Claims Electronic Medical Claims Clearing House, Care Credit, Credit Card Merchant Services, Bank Automated Clearing House, Finale, Garage Band, basic internet searches, email, website maintenance, external hard drives and web based software
Communication- teaching, directing, writing, performance, management, customer relations, sales presentations, employee training, hiring/termination interviews, and phone inquires
Trades- landscaping, grounds keeping, tile/stone setting, drywall, painting, finish carpenter, brazing/soldering, manual metal lathe, live stock care, and large equipment operator
Hawaii Certified Commercial Category 3 Applicator, Certified Class 4 and 5 Forlift Trucks, First Aid, CPR, AED (exp.),
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, (CAST) Construction and Skilled Trades Selection System Test, and Band Instrument
Repair Certificate of Competency from Western Iowa Technical College
18 years employment in retail and service bases businesses has provided experience to productively function as an independent worker, a team member or in a leadership position. Able to oversee employees in their daily activities with experience in scheduling, training, safety protocol, hiring/termination interviews, sales, attending to customer feedback, daily reports, money handling and inventory control. Dependable, patient, able to problem solve and aware of a bottom line.
- Computer literate with experience in Quickbooks
- Customer relations
- Manage multiple locations
- Sales Presentations and Presentation Development
- Previous experience in family business
- Specialized inventory tracking
Dr. Joseph Breuwet - Owner, Upper Cervical Health Centers
2733 E. Manoa, A203, Honolulu, HI 96822
email@example.com (877) 753-8150
Mr. Mark Overton - Owner, Saxquest INC.
2114 Cherokee St., St. Louis, MO 63118
firstname.lastname@example.org (314) 664-1234
Dr. Robert Washut – Professor, University of Northern Iowa
1227 West 27th Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50614
email@example.com (319) 273-6431
*Additional references and letters of recommendation are available upon request.