Resume

Yechan Song

EDUCATION


Biola University, La Mirada, CA

Aug 2014 – Jun 2017

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Wokcano Restaurant, Tustin, CA                                         

Jazz Performer

May 2018 – July 2018

  • Performed Jazz inspired vocals, piano, and guitar every night to an audience of 100 people

Tritone Music Academy, Fullerton, CA                                  

Apr 2018 – Present

Guitar Instructor

  • Teach curriculum enhanced lesson plans that educate 14 students about the fundamentals of guitar on the 3rd grade to 6th-grade level

Tustin Music Academy, Tustin, CA                                     

Mar 2018 – Present

Music Instructor

  • Teach private voice, guitar, and piano lessons to 10 students ages 9-15 year olds
  • Prepare individual lesson plans for each student and group according to their ability

Rising Sun Church, Anaheim, CA

Aug 2010 – Sep 2017

Guitarist

  • Practice guitar 7 days a week to maintain and improve technical skills
  • Achieve desired tonal and harmonic balance by communicating with the other musicians during rehearsal
  • Trained 3 new team members in vocal and guitar to ensure the best quality performance    

 

Youth Worship Leader

August 2010 – September 2017

  • Planned and led 30 minutes of music service twice a week to incite audience engagement
  • Communicate in a timely and effective manner with team members, staff, leaders, and other members
  • Led rehearsal patiently and efficiently before the worship gathering
  • Created multimedia presentations using PowerPoint

Biola Gospel Choir, La Mirada, CA

Jun 2016 – Jan 2017

Singer

  • Performed for school functions and special events weekly
  • Practiced vocals with a group of 20 for two hours a week

AWARDS


Small Change, Better World Award, Irvine, CA

Jun 2018

  • Awarded a grant to start a music program for a substance abuse rehabilitation center

Louis Armstrong Award, La Palma, CA

Sep 2014

  • The top senior jazz award given to a musician by high schools nationwide in the United States in recognition of outstanding musical achievement

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE


Buena Park Nursing Center, Buena Park CA

May 2016 – Aug 2016

Volunteer

  • Performed guitar, piano, and vocals for one hour every Saturday to a group of 50 elderly patients

 Haeorum Mission Organization, Anaheim, CA

Jun 2015 – Sep 2017

Mission Team Member

  • Turkey: Taught English, singing, and musical instruments to Kurdish- Iranian refugees for one month to improve their education and quality of life in a foreign land
  • Greece: Visited refugees’ homes for 2 weeks to prepare meals, perform music, and befriend them
  • China: Visited a minority group village in rural Kunming to understand their culture and to perform for the villagers as a form of entertainment and gratitude
  • Utah: Performed for and Interacted with 14 locals of a Navajo Reservation to gain a wider understanding of different people groups

 

SKILLS AND INTERESTS


  • Musical Instruments: Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Melodica, Voice
  • Music: Write and compose original content
  • Language: Fluent in English, Korean, Russian
  • Software: Audacity
  • Travel: South Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Spain, China, Turkey, Greece, Wales, Uganda
  • Interests: Learning the blues, Busking