//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:

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
2012-Present- Tea and Herbal Guide and Steward at The Random Tearoom and Curiosities shop (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 Musician 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 “Growbot” public art project
-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) 

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