WORK EXPERIENCE

2017 - Present

FREELANCE SESSION MUSICIAN

Records tracks for numerous projects in both studio and remote recording settings. Contributes to the creation of basslines and grooves in songs and often works with artists closely in live settings.

Electric bass

"I Know Nothing About Love" by Julia Fortman | Single, 2021

"Skyline," "Better as a Daydream" by Jenni Rudolph | Reignite Album, 2019

Upright bass

"The Sea + The Sky" by The Ghost Caravan | Single, 2020

June - August 2019, July - October 2020, June - October 2021

PIT MUSICIAN - WEATHERVANE THEATRE

Season 56

Hello Dolly, American Idiot, Disaster!, Kinky Boots, Addams Family, Pippin, Always Patsy Cline, She Loves Me

Season 55

Nice Work if You Can Get It, Heathers, Broadway Roadtrip, Top of the Charts, Little Shop of Horrors, And the World Goes 'Round

Season 54

White Christmas, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, Drowsy Chaperone, Bright Star, Spring Awakening, Sister Act

September - October 2021

FALL BOX OFFICE MANAGER - WEATHERVANE THEATRE

Acting box office manager for the 2021 fall season at the Weathervane. In charge of ticket sales and pricing, costumer service, as well as managing the box office staff.

December 2019 - June 2021

SENIOR ENSEMBLE OFFICE SUPERVISOR

Coordinated room and equipment reservations for students and faculty, managed equipment repair/maintenance, as well as day to day administrative issues. Supervised workstudies, trained new employees, answered emails for the office, and interviewed prospective hires. Enforced Covid-19 protocols during the hybrid semesters.

September 2018 - May 2021

BERKLEE ENSEMBLE ACCOMPANIST

Worked as an accompanist on upright and electric bass for both the Vocal and Piano departments at Berklee, as well as for the Berklee summer programs. Learned numerous charts per week in a number of different styles and provided feedback for the students in the class. During the online semesters was also required to record from home, and acted as audio engineer for several classes to create backing tracks for vocal students.

Vocal Department

Advanced Vocal Jazz, Survey of Vocal Styles, Great American Songbook Ensemble, Celtic Vocal Ensemble, Pop/Rock/Country Vocal Ensemble, Rhythm Section Groove for Vocalist

Piano Department

Solo Improv of Keith Jarrett, The Music of Jarret, Hancock, and Corea

Summer Programs

Berklee Vocal Summit, Piano/Keyboard Workshop, Global String Summit

September 2017 - May 2021

BERKLEE FILM SCORING SESSION MUSICIAN

Recorded original scores by Berklee students, requiring sight reading and real time adjustments to scores as well as the stamina to play for multiple hour sessions. Recorded remotely during quarantine periods.

2015 - Present

BASS INSTRUCTOR

Individual instruction for both upright and electric bass. Teaches all levels of students in both in person and remotely.

 

PERFORMANCE CREDITS

September 2017 - June 2021

BERKLEE MOTION PICTURE ORCHESTRA

Upright bass | Principal

Performances

Spring Awakening | June 11th, 2021

Hollywood in Boston | Dec 8th, 2019

Association for Financial Professionals Conference Performance | Oct 20th, 2019

Galactic Symphony: The Music of Star Wars | Dec 11th, 2018

Mischief Managed: Harry Potter in Concert | Oct 26th, 2017

June 6th, 2021*

NATALIE TRZECIAK SENIOR RECITAL

Upright bass | "Attaboy" from the Goat Rodeo Sessions, "Spadella" by Randy Sabien
*recorded on April 18th, 2021

April 30th, 2021

GROOVALICIOUS CONCERT

Head audio engineer, Electric bass

April 23rd, 2021

AUTUMN PRYOR SENIOR RECITAL

Electric bass

March 13th, 2020

JULIA FORTMAN SENIOR RECITAL

Electric bass

March 4th, 2020

INTERNATIONAL WOMAN'S DAY RECORDING SESSION

Electric bass | "Ella" by Bebe

December 11th, 2019

GENDER EQUALITY SHOWCASE

Vocals | "Comic Relief" by Anxiety Train

December 4th, 2019

BERKLEE MOTION PICTURE STRING QUINTET RECORDING SESSION

Upright bass | "Captain Marvel: Main Theme for String Quintet" arranged by Shaun Chen

November 26th, 2019

STORYTELLERS CONCERT 2019

Electric and Upright bass

June 22nd, 2019

THEY PERFORMANCE AT BELLOWS FALLS, VT

Upright bass, Vocals

June 28th, 2019

"REIGNITE - JENNI RUDOLPH" ALBUM RELEASE CONCERT

Electric Bass

May 4th, 2019

MUSAICO MUSIC FESTIVAL 2019

Upright and Electric Bass | Berklee Woman in Music, Latin Jazz Ensemble

May 2nd, 2019

FUNDACIÓN ASINDOWN BENEFIT CONCERT

Electric bass | Sammi Jordan's Band

April 7th, 2019

DIY MUSICIAN'S CONFERENCE

Electric bass | "Barcelona," "Another Hello," "Doctor Doctor" by Sammi Jordan

March 31st, 2019

VALENCIA FILM SCORING ORCHESTRA CONCERT

Upright bass | Assistant principal

March 26th and April 25th, 2019

REBAL ALKHODARI CONCERT AND RECORDING SESSION

Electric bass

November 28th, 2018

SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS CONCERT

Upright bass | "Clockwork" by Noah Slate

Oct 16th, 2018

FRENCH FILM MUSIC LIVE CONCERT

Upright and Electric bass | Principal

April 30th, 2018

PXL8 RECORDING SESSION

Vocals (Alto 2 and Tenor) | "City Trial Theme - Kirby Air Ride," "Mute City Theme - F-Zero"

April 19th, 2018

BERKLE PERFECT PITCH COMPETITION 2018

Upright and Electric bass | House band

April 9th, 2018

CONCERT FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

Electric bass | "Blame it on the Black Dress" by Jenni Rudolph and Makayla Colonello

January 2018 - May 2018

BERKLEE MUSICAL THEATRE ORCHESTRA

Upright and Electric bass | Principal

Performances

Nine | April 25th & 26th, 2018

Hansel and Gretel | May 4th & 5th, 2018

Oct 26th, 2017

"MOMENTUM - JENNI RUDOLPH" ALBUM RELEASE CONCERT

Upright and Electric bass

2020

CANCELLATIONS DUE TO COVID-19

Events listed here were planned and rehearsed for but ultimately cancelled due to the pandemic.

  • Berklee Perfect Pitch Competition 2020

  • The Berklee Pops: Berklee Motion Picture Orchestra 2020 Concert

  • Indian Music Festival, Cleveland 2020

Get in touch today to learn more about the experience and qualifications of AC Muench:
acmuench13@gmail.com