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  • Title slide with Mantra which my mission statement for the school of rock & worship. \n
  • P.U.N.C.H. slide with quote from Bob Marley that conveys the power of music. \n
  • Just a picture of the city I was born and currently live and work in. \n
  • Picture of church pews representing how I really learned how to play music by playing at church every week. It also demonstrates my familiarity with worship music. \n
  • Pictures of me playing my 3 main instruments: guitar, bass and drums. \n
  • This slide demonstrates my job at G.A.B.C. where I run sound for special events and perform other jobs in the media department. \n
  • This slide is supposed to convey my job working for Innsbrook After Hours on the sound crew as a stage hand, amongst other things. \n
  • This slide conveys that I’ve been teaching music lessons for the last 8 years, through the YMCA and Music & Arts. \n
  • The School of Rock & Worship is a program I started where we put kids into bands and develop them by teaching them cover songs, helping them write their own songs, booking them gigs and setting up recording sessions. We also develop worship bands for area youth groups. \n
  • This is the album cover from a band I used to play in. \n
  • This is a bunch of c.d.’s that my old band, Mayfair would set up on the merch table and give away for free. \n
  • This is my current band, L.J.M. \n
  • L.J.M. leads worship for camps, conferences, retreats and seminars. \n
  • In 2010 L.J.M. was chosen by the Virginia Baptist Mission Board to be the House band for the World Baptist Congress, where over 6,000 people from all over the world attended. \n
  • This is where I currently attend school-online. \n
  • My references page. \n
  • Aker aaron visualresume

    1. 1. Aaron Aker Visual Resume “Teaching the young andyoung-at-heart how to reach their true potential through music.” http://www.flickr.com/photos/lukewisley/1207125135/in/photostream/
    2. 2. “One good thingabout music , whenit hits you, you feel no pain.” -Bob Marley http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Bob-Marley-in-Concert_Zurich_05-30-80.jpg
    3. 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.jpg
    4. 4. I grew up watching the band play at my church every week. http://www.flickr.com/photos/silent-shot/465699597/
    5. 5. It was therethat I learned how to play guitar, bass and drums. Images: Aaron Aker
    6. 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.jpg
    7. 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/
    8. 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/
    9. 9. Which led to me launching the School of Rock & Worship in 2009.Where I now turn my students into rock stars. Image: Aaron Aker
    10. 10. Along the way I played in several bands where I learned a lot about the music industry, Image: Aaron Aker
    11. 11. Such as show promotion,production and songwriting. Image: Aaron Aker
    12. 12. All of this has helped lead tothe success I’ve had with my current band, L.J.M. Image: Aaron Aker.
    13. 13. We lead others in worshipping God at camps,conferences, retreats and seminars all across the country. Image: Aaron Aker
    14. 14. We even served as the worship band for the 2010 World Baptist Congress in Honolulu, Hawaii. Image: Aaron Aker
    15. 15. And now I am working on my bachelorsdegree in music business to help me take my career to the next level. http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/3355829768/
    16. 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/