//Emily Birdie Busch// 



2001- Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Miami Coral Gables, Fl

Major: English with concentration in Creative Writing

Minor: Anthropology and Music History

2016-Graduated from Citizen's Planning Institute Philadelphia, PA


Job History:

2017-Freelance photographer and website development for Germantown United’s Thisisgermantown.com Business Directory

2012-Present-Tea and Herbal Guide and Steward at The Random Tearoom and Curiosities shop (Philadelphia)

2006-Present- Award Winning Philadelphia Recording Artist extremely active in the city’s art and cultural scene as well as having original music licensed for film and television

2016-2017 Front Desk Concierge for the Guest Relations Department at Magee Rehabilitation Center (Philadelphia)

2015- Creator and Leader of songwriting workshop at the Kelly Writer’s House at the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)

2015-Visiting Teacher at Teen Lounge arts program at Fleisher Arts Center (Philadelphia)

2014-2015- Reference organizer and archivist for the home design department at Anthropologie corporate headquarters (Philadelphia)

2013-Writing Workshop Coordinator at Studio 34 Wellness Center (Philadelphia)

2011-2012- Music and Mentorship Teacher and Program Developer for Aspiring Composers Program (Philadelphia)

2006-2012-Waitress and Guest Liaison for private events, World Cafe Live (Philadelphia)


Volunteerism and Civic Engagement:

-performer in local hospitals for WXPN’s Musicians on Call (Philadelphia)

-literacy and computer aide at the IHM Literacy Center (Philadelphia)

-fundraiser for Musicians on Call, Friends of the Rail Park, Music and Mentorship, and the Kelly Green Project

-coordinator of Marion St. Craft days in Germantown neighborhood (Philadelphia)

-grant writer and winner of Germantown United CDC's Microgrant program for the public art projects “Growbot” and “Boland woodworking”

-artist of the public installation at the “Pocket Park at Penn” in Germantown (Philadelphia)

-Curator of Philly Opry, a music and art event at Johnny Brenda’s (Philadelphia)

-visual artist for Germantown United’s Storefront Activation Program

-provider of private songwriting sessions as an extension of music therapy


Computer experience:

-experience with Microsoft Word and Excel, Adobe Photoshop, Squarespace and Wordpress, and social networking platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram


Additional Skills:

-successful crowdfunder through Pledgemusic

-excellent organizer, manager, and archivist of data through both digital and written records

-consulting experience for aesthetics and improvements of local businesses

(Mood Cafe and the Random Tea room and Curiosities Shop, Philadelphia)

-professional photographer for independent businesses and clients

-proficient in Spanish