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  • 1. Aaron Aker Visual Resume “Teachingthe young and young-at- heart how to reach their true potential through music.” http://www.flickr.com/photos/lukewisley/1207125135/in/photostream/Monday, August 13, 2012 1
  • 2. “One good thing about music , when it hits you, you feel no pain.” -Bob Marley http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Bob-Marley-in-Concert_Zurich_05-30-80.jpgMonday, August 13, 2012 2
  • 3. I was born and raised in Richmond, VA, A city with a church on every corner. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:City_of_Richmond_Business_District.jpgMonday, August 13, 2012 3
  • 4. I grew up watching the band play at my church every week. http://www.flickr.com/photos/silent-shot/465699597/Monday, August 13, 2012 4
  • 5. It was there that I learned how to play guitar, bass and drums. Images: Aaron AkerMonday, August 13, 2012 5
  • 6. I also learned how to run sound at the church I grew up at, and occasionally still do for special events. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:FOH.jpgMonday, August 13, 2012 6
  • 7. Which is why I was hired to work as a stagehand for a large, summer concert series called Innsbrook AFter Hours. http://www.flickr.com/photos/chriswaits/6245817278/sizes/l/Monday, August 13, 2012 7
  • 8. Later on I started working as a music instructor for the YMCA, and have been teaching lessons there for the past eight years. http://www.flickr.com/photos/f-r-a-n-k/251795412/sizes/l/Monday, August 13, 2012 8
  • 9. Which led to me launching the School of Rock & Worship in 2009. Where I now turn my students into rock stars. Image: Aaron AkerMonday, August 13, 2012 9
  • 10. Along the way I played in several bands where I learned a lot about the music industry, Image: Aaron AkerMonday, August 13, 2012 10
  • 11. Such as show promotion, production and songwriting. Image: Aaron AkerMonday, August 13, 2012 11
  • 12. All of this has helped lead to the success I’ve had with my current band, L.J.M. Image: Aaron Aker.Monday, August 13, 2012 12
  • 13. We lead others in worshipping God at camps, conferences, retreats and seminars all across the country. Image: Aaron AkerMonday, August 13, 2012 13
  • 14. We even served as the worship band for the 2010 World Baptist Congress in Honolulu, Hawaii. Image: Aaron AkerMonday, August 13, 2012 14
  • 15. And now I am working on my bachelors degree in music business to help me take my career to the next level. http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/3355829768/Monday, August 13, 2012 15
  • 16. Photo Credits • Wisley, L.: Flickr (2007). Goldtop (Photograph). Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/ lukewisley/1207125135/in/photostream/ • Frey, U. (1980). Bob Marley live in concert in Zurich, Switzerland, on May 30, 1980 [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Bob-Marley-in-Concert_Zurich_05-30-80.jpg • Coredesat, C. (2008). City of Richmond Business District [Photograph]. Retrieved from http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:City_of_Richmond_Business_District.jpg • Silent Shot: Flickr. (2007) Church [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/silent- shot/465699597/in/set-72157601918345879 • Waitscm: Flickr. (2011). The Sound Board [Photograph]. Retrieved from Artists last name, artist’s initials. (Year). Title of work [Photograph]. Retrieved from URL or web address http://www.flickr.com/ photos/chriswaits/6245817278/ • FrankH: Flickr. (2006). Brilliant Window Display [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/ photos/f-r-a-n-k/251795412/ • Hyvonen, V. (2009). FOH [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:FOH.jpg • Cogdogblog: Flickr. (2009). Logo Projection [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/ photos/cogdog/3355829768/Monday, August 13, 2012 16