James Lawrence Wirth Resume, Fall, 2018


To contribute to our local musical community to the full potential of my abilities and experience. To continue to engage in cross-cultural enrichment through performing and producing music. 


Date of birth:  10/04/1954  Louisville, Kentucky

Married:  6/07/1981  Wife’s name:  Mary Wirth

Children: Emily Wirth Modlin, age 34    Rachel Wirth, Lewis, age 30

Grandchildren: Shiloh Modlin, age 6  Joy Modlin, age 3  Brynleigh Lewis, age 4


1973- 1974  University of Louisville School of Music

1975- 1976  Eastern Kentucky University

1977- 1980  University of Louisville 

Graduated, Bachelor of Music Performance

2013- 2016  Masters Composition Major, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth Texas. Dr. Christopher Teichler, Instructor.

Experience, Musical

1978- 1972  Bassist with Louisville Orchestra

1978- 1972  Bassist with Kentucky Opera Association

1978- 1972  Bassist with Louisville Bach Society

1976- 1982  Private Classical Guitar and Bass Instructor

1980- 1982  Instructor, Jefferson Community College, Louisville

1987  Bassist in American Institute of Musical Studies Opera Orchestra, Graz, Austria

1998- 2000  String Bass and Guitar Instructor, Suzuki Music School, Euless, Texas  Dale Hood, Owner 

1980- Present   Guitar and Flute Duo with wife,   Sharp Wirth, performing for numerous weddings, banquets, conferences, and concerts.  Our CD “Heaven Speaks” released in 1999.

2009- 2010  Music Teacher, Lake Country Christian School

2011- 2012  Violin and Cello Teacher, Messiah Lutheran Classical Academy

Fall 2012- Spring 2015  Adjunct Guitar Instructor; Southwestern Assemblies of God University

2015- Present   Guitarist, member of Worship Team in Iglesia Bethesda Spanish language service

Technology Literacy   Keyboard, E-mail, Multimedia, Internet

Music Technology      

Recording software and plugins: Cubase, Sonar, Logic, Melodyne. 

Music Notation software:  Finale, Sibelius

Music production, Synthesizers, sequencing.

Sound reinforcement, Mics, PA systems.

Guitar synthesizer.


Languages and Cultures: German, Hebrew, and Spanish.  All the Fine Arts.  Music Composition and Performance.  Carpentry and Woodworking.  Computers and Technology.

Producing music:

Guitar Fifty Years, my solo Guitar CD and Sheet Music

Psalm 139, Jenifer Mahler


James Lawrence Wirth Composer, Arranger, Performer

Multi-Instrumentalist, playing guitar, string-bass, mandolin, and lute.

Cell:     817-475-6846

560 Livingston Dr.  Hurst, TX 76053


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