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#919606 - 06/04/07 09:34 PM What is your job?
LSW Offline
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Registered: 01/28/05
Posts: 44
Just wondering what do you work as. As for me, I am a programmer.

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#919607 - 06/04/07 09:43 PM Re: What is your job?
PerformingYak Offline
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Registered: 11/16/05
Posts: 205
Loc: Lightning Ridge, Australia
High school music/everything else teacher (In-built relief.. it's like a casual but permanently employed)
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"Work hard and strive to reach the power of bland"

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#919608 - 06/05/07 06:59 AM Re: What is your job?
vogel54 Offline
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Registered: 02/10/07
Posts: 308
Loc: Long Island
Recently retired teacher/Asst. Principal. Now working as an adjunct at a local college.

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#919609 - 06/06/07 04:58 PM Re: What is your job?
John Citron Offline
3000 Post Club Member

Registered: 07/15/05
Posts: 3925
Loc: Haverhill, Massachusetts
I am a Network Administrator & Customer Service Administrator for a small company that manufactures digital proofing equipment.

I get to not only do the geek-stuff like setup servers and help users, I also put in orders, coordinate shipping nationally as well as internationally, and talk to customers on the phone.

John
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#919610 - 07/29/07 02:33 PM Re: What is your job?
pianist.ame Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/18/07
Posts: 1166
Loc: Singapore
pianist, piano teacher and replacement secretary
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Mastering:Chopin Etudes op.10 nos.8&12 and op.25 no.1, Chopin Scherzo no.4 in E major op.54, Mozart Sonata in B flat major K.333& Khachaturian Toccata

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#919611 - 07/29/07 09:23 PM Re: What is your job?
hotkeys Offline
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Registered: 01/12/07
Posts: 788
Loc: Massapequa, NY
I am a computer consultant (media tape librarian) in a major bank in New York City. I used to perform a similar task similar to John until my position was outsourced.

-Mark
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...The ultimate joy in music is the joy of playing the piano...

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#919612 - 07/31/07 03:19 PM Re: What is your job?
whippen boy Offline
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Registered: 05/02/05
Posts: 3886
Loc: San Francisco
Where to begin? I once owned a bakery \:D then managed another one; was a mortgage banker (special loans), then worked for years as a temp doing clerical work.

In 1988 I got a job for a Fortune-500 company installing mainframe hardware, then PCs, then did Helpdesk, PC Needs Assessment, Email support, then Web support.

In that same company I finally ended up as a webmaster for a gigantic Intranet; I supported some very high profile websites that would be familiar to everyone here.

Alas, I was laid off in 2001.

Happily, I have been supporting myself full-time as a musician since then. I have a demanding job as a church organist and accompany many choirs.
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Grotrian 225
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M&H "A" at home

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#919613 - 07/31/07 03:26 PM Re: What is your job?
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Registered: 08/10/05
Posts: 17786
Loc: Lexington, Kentucky
Professor of psychology at the University of Kentucky, eagerly awaiting one of those early retirement buyouts so I can stay home and play piano all day. ;\)
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My YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/pianomonica

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#919614 - 07/31/07 10:33 PM Re: What is your job?
Tony V Offline
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Registered: 07/14/07
Posts: 354
Full-time student. If that doesn't count... part-time freelance webdesigner.

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#919615 - 08/01/07 01:32 AM Re: What is your job?
Minaku Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 07/26/07
Posts: 1226
Loc: Atlanta
Pianist, piano teacher, hopeful pedagogy master's student, freelance writer, cat mom.
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Pianist and teacher with a 5'8" Baldwin R and Clavi CLP-230 at home.

New website up: http://www.studioplumpiano.com. Also on Twitter @QQitsMina

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#919616 - 08/03/07 10:59 AM Re: What is your job?
'fredo Offline
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Registered: 08/03/07
Posts: 45
Loc: San Bernardino, California
I hold signs for a tax company. It's actually really embarassing.
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#919617 - 08/06/07 03:08 PM Re: What is your job?
MooGoo Offline
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Registered: 07/12/06
Posts: 244
 Quote:
Originally posted by 'fredo:
I hold signs for a tax company. It's actually really embarassing. [/b]
Dude, are you that person in a statue of liberty costume who waves at me every day as I drive to work?

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#919618 - 08/07/07 08:17 PM Re: What is your job?
'fredo Offline
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Registered: 08/03/07
Posts: 45
Loc: San Bernardino, California
 Quote:
Originally posted by MooGoo:
 Quote:
Originally posted by 'fredo:
I hold signs for a tax company. It's actually really embarassing. [/b]
Dude, are you that person in a statue of liberty costume who waves at me every day as I drive to work? [/b]
LOL YES HAHAHAHHAA
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#919619 - 08/07/07 08:30 PM Re: What is your job?
Fraggle Offline
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Registered: 02/26/07
Posts: 384
Loc: Nottingham, U.K.
Lol, small world eh?

I`m a cook in a pub. The other pub over the road where I spend my breaks has a well looked after upright but they`ve never let me play it :-(
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#919620 - 08/08/07 01:44 AM Re: What is your job?
PerformingYak Offline
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Registered: 11/16/05
Posts: 205
Loc: Lightning Ridge, Australia
LET you???
who ever asks for permission to play a pub piano? Just sneak up and grab a few bars before being thrown out kicking and screaming "I'll be bach and when I am I'll be able to play!!!!" \:D
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#919621 - 08/08/07 02:05 AM Re: What is your job?
Kawaigirl1 Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 02/27/06
Posts: 989
Loc: Toronto
I'm a financial advisor with a financial institution. Definitely looking forward to early retirement so I'll have more time to play the piano.
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#919622 - 08/14/07 11:15 AM Re: What is your job?
cruiser Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 02/19/07
Posts: 1171
Loc: Cornwall, England
 Quote:
Originally posted by kawaigirl1:
Definitely looking forward to early retirement so I'll have more time to play the piano. [/b]
Me too!... can't wait to be liberated from my boring job as a Technical Editor/Author for a well-known aircraft manufacturer (not Boeing, the other one!).

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#919623 - 08/15/07 12:57 AM Re: What is your job?
Arabesque Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/16/05
Posts: 553
Loc: Japan
Hmmm... Please excuse me, it is grammatically correct, but "What.. is.. your.. job?" :rolleyes:

..is something from a robot's text book and I've been trying for years to convert my conference attending globe trotting students of English to the more switched on and current...

"What do you do?", "What line are you in?",
"What do you do for a living?"

So,... what.. is.. MY.. job then?

If you cannot infer a possible answer then maybe you need English lessons! ;\)
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It don't mean a ting if it don't have dat swing

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#919624 - 08/18/07 04:52 AM Re: What is your job?
'fredo Offline
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Registered: 08/03/07
Posts: 45
Loc: San Bernardino, California
lol..pretentious, but you're right.
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#919625 - 09/27/07 03:18 PM Re: What is your job?
Patrick Bowers Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 07/20/07
Posts: 8
Loc: Saint Michael, MN
I am a Commodity Broker. Love my job since I am my own boss.
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Patrick Bowers

Commodity Broker by Day, Piano Student by Night.

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#919626 - 09/27/07 03:23 PM Re: What is your job?
BradKY Offline
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Registered: 09/23/07
Posts: 120
Loc: Pineville, Kentucky
I am a high school student. Home schooled of course, the only way to go! At only 16
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-Brad-

Proud owner of Hailun 123, Thanks to everyone on Piano World!!

THANK YOU!!

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#919627 - 10/03/07 02:52 PM Re: What is your job?
melissa d Offline
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Registered: 09/17/07
Posts: 113
Loc: Cibolo, Texas
I am a housewife and mommy. I used to be a teacher does that count?
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My blog such as it is http://melissasjourneys.blogspot.com

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#919628 - 11/26/07 03:49 AM Re: What is your job?
85Dave Offline
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Registered: 09/26/07
Posts: 46
Loc: Earth
I started out doing electrical work but found it to be a tough job and now I'm starting a new field of TV production.

I'm looking to either be a camera operator in a studio or on-location or an editor as I'll be certified with Avid Express though the local college.

I don't even know where to start looking for work in this type of field though...
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http://sonicorbstudios.squarespace.com/

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#919629 - 11/28/07 04:21 PM Re: What is your job?
Nikolas Offline
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Registered: 11/26/07
Posts: 5306
Loc: Europe
I am a full time PhD student (finishing thank God).

Other than that full time composer for concert hall pieces (got 2 commissions for 2008! and I'm truly excited that I can't stop mentioning it everywhere I go :p ) and composer for computer games (not films, mind you).

I also teach piano to a kid.

Now, how can one have 2 full time jobs and another totally part time, is a mystery even to me. :p
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http://www.musica-ferrum.com

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#919630 - 12/07/07 11:07 AM Re: What is your job?
Euan Morrison Offline
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Registered: 12/01/05
Posts: 1588
Loc: Edinburgh
I'm a Geographic Analyst for a company called NAVTEQ.

We fieldwork and prepare mapping data which gets used in sat-nav systems by Garmin and BMW.


[note: we are not responsible for the 'routing' calculations, so I'm not open to complaints of that nature ;\) ]

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#919631 - 12/07/07 05:27 PM Re: What is your job?
MissT Offline
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Registered: 10/20/07
Posts: 100
Loc: Quebec, Quebec
I studied in computer engineering, been programmer for a while. Now I’m an associate producer in a video game company (will be know as Activision Blizzard anytime soon) where I manage a team of over 60 designers, artists and programmers to make the best games in the world! (We are hiring if this interest anyone!)
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#919632 - 12/07/07 05:48 PM Re: What is your job?
Stephen Hazel Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/27/06
Posts: 734
Loc: Seattle-ish, WA
Chalk up another one for the computer programmers.
AT&T mobility - mediation - MMS guy
(pl/sql and perl... sigh... That's why I got ditty)
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...Steve
http://PianoCheetah.com - writing my own piano practice program ...yeah, I'm crazy like that

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#919633 - 12/09/07 07:09 PM Re: What is your job?
wldrumstcs Offline
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Registered: 05/17/04
Posts: 405
Loc: Chicago
I am a commercial pilot. It is perhaps the most fun job out there. Love it!
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A programmer is someone who solves a problem you didn't know you had in a way you do not understand.
http://www.pianosociety.com/index.php?id=206

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#919634 - 12/10/07 05:49 PM Re: What is your job?
Michael Steen Offline
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Registered: 03/26/07
Posts: 366
Loc: Sciota, Pennsylvania
I taught English at our local high school for 34 years and retired in June. Now I go in 2 days a week to substitute, catch up on the gossip, see my friends, administer tests, assign worksheets, and leave all the actual WORK for the "real" teacher.
As for those dreams of having the time, finally, to play the piano? I'M THERE, BABY!!
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#919635 - 12/12/07 12:33 AM Re: What is your job?
asoalin Offline
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Registered: 12/10/07
Posts: 11
Loc: Florida
I'm a full-time student of biology (undergrad), part-time bookeeper for the family business, and dog mommy to our 11-month old golden retriever. Music is my therapy \:\)
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formerly "Steph_in_FL"

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