Sound Reinforcement (1986-present)
-Merchant Street Rowdies, July 1996, acted as house engineer for this Dixieland band’s Switzerland tour of Montreux, Brienz, and Brissago.
-Gumbo Ya Ya Room, Hilton Hotel, March 1995-July 1996, provided and ran house PA. system for regional jazz touring acts.
-various acts, 1986-present, provide and use small 12 channel/700 watt/2-way P.A. system for area rock acts.
-In several cities of the Ice Capades tour (East Company), I sold programs and souvenirs in the stands and in booths. In addition, I performed as both Bart Simpson and Dino for the photo opportunity concession.
-worked with Cats on Holiday, a regional touring act in central Illinois, designing flyers and handbills with concert information; distribution of flyers at performances; building and maintaining a mailing list; ordering and selling band T-shirts, albums, and other souvenirs.
-organized a benefit for the Women’s Sojourn Center in 1989 and 1990. As benefit coordinator, I hired the bands, acquired the sound production, and coordinated the media to obtain maximum publicity.
-presently do publicity for area bands.
Stage Manager (1985-1988)
-concurrent to my duties in Publicity/Promotion, I also worked with Cats on Holiday setting up and tearing down the stage equipment; tuning guitars; trouble-shooting any stage problems that arose during the performance.
University of Ottawa, Bachelor of Social Science (economics)
University of Ottawa, Master of Arts (economics)
Web Master an article of Toomey's
August 24, 2003