Tamara Vodvarka

Freelance Music Composer & Songwriter

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Location:Mcdonough, New York, United States
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TAMARA VODVARKA
270 Upper Greatbrook Rd
New Berlin, NY 13411
607 847 6357
tamiv@citlink.net

Experience
2010-2015
Presently Arranging, Recording and producing my musical compositions
1972-2010
Composer and Arranger of Contemporary Christian and Instrumental Music
Contributor of musical composition to EOS satellite music.
Indie Christian Artist.
Singer/Musician for Worship team at Rock Built Church, Pittsfield, NY
Songwriter of worship music for over 30 years.
Freelance composer for film projects
Composed and arranged Theme song for children's cartoon
Freelance Adjudicator for Dance Competitions
Talent Olympics held in Bushkill ,PA
1998.2008 Rock Built Church, Pittsfield, NY
Deaconess,
Worship Leader

1998.2008 1998-2008 Donna Frech School of Dance, Norwich, NY.
Ballet teacher,
choreographer,
voice teacher,
vocal coach
Composer of performance and class music
Set designer

2003, 2004, 2005, 2007 Talent Olympics, Bushkill Falls, PA
Competition Judge

1996-2002 New Berlin Christian Fellowship, New Berlin, NY
Worship Leader/ musician

2007,2008 Otsego County Fair, Morris, NY
Talent competition judge

2000-2002 Otsego County Fair Gospel Tent, Morris NY

Vocalist performing original music

1997 Choreographer
Choreographer for Christian Mime group

1995-1998 Decker School of Ballet, Oneonta, NY
Ballet Teacher
Rehearsal assistant

1990-1996
New Berlin Central School, New Berlin, NY
Morris Central School, Morris, NY
Sherburne Central School, Sherburne, NY
Edmeston Central School, Edmeston, NY
Norwich Central School, Norwich, NY
Substitute teacher
Substitute Music, vocal teacher

1992-1995 Russian Translations
Owned and operated internet translation service

1990- Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY
Environmental educator at Pine Lake facility
Taught nature classes to visiting school children
1989-2003 Homestead farmer
Raised Sheep and Goats for Market
involved in all aspects of production including all injections,
minor surgeries, and difficult deliveries
Grew own produce

1988 ROGERS ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER, SHERBURNE, N.Y.

Internship: Research and training,
Taught visiting school children.
Nature Hikes with visitors

1988-2000 New Berlin Gazette
Wrote for Religion Column

1985-1987 DS LANDSCAPING, SCARSDALE, N.Y.

Westchester County manager, of the interior landscaping department
Responsible for all personnel; hiring, training, routing.
Bought all necessary supplies.
Responsible for selling and designing all new accounts.

1981-1985 LAMBS LIFE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, N.Y., N.Y.

Pastors wife:
Taught history and drama at church school,
Musician, singer, worship leader
Assisted in counseling . and in training younger women.

1980-1982 Voiceover
Recorded college textbooks for the visually impaired

1978-1981 STS. COSMOS AND DAMIAN ADULT HOME, STATEN ISLAND, N. Y.
Recreation director:
Set up new program and was responsible for all recreational activities,
Oversight and delegation of jobs to staff and volunteers.
Played piano and entertained residents
Filled in as a recruiter for the home

1971-1975 PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE, STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.
Choir director
Musician
Singer
Sunday School Teacher

1973,1975 Paragon Answering Service, Staten Island, NY
Costomer Service, answering business phones

1970-1976 FOREST DANCE STUDIO,
JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER, STATEN ISLAND, NY ,
Dance Teacher
Taught ballet, tap, jazz, ballroom, and character dance to all age groups.

1969 GREGORY DANCE STUDIO, Brooklyn , N.Y.
Ballet teacher
Tap teacher
Jazz teacher

1969 KUBAN COSSACK ASSOCIATION, N. Y. N. Y.
Choreagrapher and performer at all functions.

1968 Celebrity Service, New York City, NY
Information Service for Talent agents, Casting, Producers, and Directors.
Updated information for service.

1967-1968 CAMP P.O.R.R., JACKSON, N.J.
Artistic director,
choreographer for annual production.
Responsible for all set and costume design.

1967 PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS, STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.
Receptionist and substitute ballet teacher.

1968 STUDIO PERFORMER
Filled in during rehearsals for the Bobby Breen Comeback tour.

1968 INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL, CONVENTION HALL, PHILA, PA.
Choreographer and dancer with Russian Balalaika Orchestra.
Ballet dancer
Responsible for costume design.
1966-1967 Department of Education City of NY
Ballet teacher for after school program at Junior High School 149 in Brooklyn.

1963-1968 PORR, Inc.
Dancer and Performer at all functions

Member of:
ASCAP
NADAA ( National Association of Dance and Affiliated Arts)

Indieheaven
CMA (Christian Music Artists)

High School of Performing Arts: Ballet Major
Ballet Russes: Ballet (various teachers) Maria Swoboda, Alexandra Danilova as guest.
Dance Theatre Workshop: Full Scholarship in Ballet: Lucien Mars, Sonja Dobrovinska,Frank Hobi, Maria Nevelska
Also Studied with: Bronislawa Nijinska, Harry Asmus, Luigi, Natalia Lipinskaya, Lydia Ostrogradsky, Oleg Briansky, Eric Bruhn, and others.
NYU: Journalism
Empire State College: Russian Studies, Environmental Education
NY Botanical Garden: Master Gardening Certificate
Skills (2) Rating
Music Composition
Songwriting