Thomas O. Parker
Life-long musical performer with 21 years experience as a church music director. Published composer whose music has been widely performed throughout the country. Thirteen years computer and business experience as a database specialist in Call Center environments.
High View Music, Inc. (Musical Activities and Consulting; began as sole proprietorship, incorporated 1999)
GTE Wireless Products and Services, Cary, NC (1995 – 1998)
· Worked with a broad range of customer service issues including billing and account research. Specialist in call center reporting using Microsoft Access. Built a database of statistics and information for 11 Customer Support Centers. Standardized reporting procedures and designed monthly reports for circulation to management. Employee Excellence Award, 1997.
St. Mark’s Church, Vienna, VA (1979 – 1993)
· Directed one of the largest church music programs in the Washington area with traditional and contemporary ensembles, children’s and bell choirs.
· Coordinated the efforts of over 100 musicians and hundreds of other volunteers.
Holy Spirit Church, Annandale, VA (1976 – 1979)
Earlier Positions: St. John’s Church, Clinton, MD (1974 – 1976), Director of Music; Blessed Sacrament Church, Alexandria, VA (1972 – 1974, Director of Music; U.S. Army (1969 – 1971); Bandsman; Norfolk Catholic High School, Norfolk, VA (1968 – 1969) Teacher
Catholic University, Washington, DC
St. Mary’s Seminary and University, Baltimore, MD