I create smart, stylish, and engaging designs for online and print media, Creative Director for The Governance Institute
- San Diego, California (Greater San Diego Area)
Glenn Kramer's Overview
- Creative Director at The Governance Institute
- Founder, Chairman of the Board at AmateurPianists
- Pianist at (Self-Employed)
- Music Director at San Diego TheatreSports
- Graphic Designer at San Diego Performing Arts League
Glenn Kramer's Summary
My interest in learning leads me toward graphic design specialties in areas of healthcare, knowledge, education, and the performing arts. I am passionate about creating books (both printed and eBooks), brochures, white papers, invitations, and newsletters.
My goal for each project is to design with beauty, functionality, and clarity, while meeting each project's requirements.
I am a full-time graphic designer and a part-time professional pianist. I am founder and board chair of a non-profit organization which presents piano recitals, masterclasses, and lectures devoted to pianists of all skill levels and all walks of life.
Specialties: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, WordPress, piano recitals, piano performance, web design, print design, ePub layout, page layout, desktop publishing, proofreading, public speaking, graphic design, piano lessons, printer output, Apple products, Microsoft Powerpoint, Outlook, Word, Excel, eBooks, composing for piano, brochure design, newsletter design, designing DVD and CD artwork.
Glenn Kramer's Experience
Public Company; Hospital & Health Care industry
August 2004 – Present (10 years 2 months)
Mr. Kramer is the creative director for The Governance Institute, a leading national research firm recognized as the preeminent source for hospital and health system education and governance. Mr. Kramer is responsible for the design and layout, from concept to print, of the company’s research publications. Portfolio includes full-color brochures, white papers, newsletters, invitations, corporate identity pieces, posters, logos, catalogs, and many other types of products. He manages and oversees the work of two other designers at this company, making sure the highest level of design standards is achieved while meeting deadlines.
Founder, Chairman of the Board
Nonprofit; 1-10 employees; Music industry
April 2011 – Present (3 years 6 months) San Diego
I founded AmateurPianists to give pianists and classical music enthusiasts in San Diego the opportunities of performance, masterclasses, and lectures. With over 440 members, a partnership with Mainly Mozart and a prospective amateur piano competition, AmateurPianists is continuing to grow and support our constituency. Visit www.AmateurPianists.org and our meetup page, www.APSanDiego.org.
1985 – Present (29 years) San Diego
Glenn Kramer has been entertaining audiences professionally since the age of fifteen. Glenn gets hired, usually 2–4 times per month, for business receptions, weddings, and other special events and celebrations. Visit www.gigmasters.com/Piano/Glenn-Kramer to read over 25 Five-Star reviews and hear samples.
In 2002, Glenn entered the prestigious Paris International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs and was selected out of more than 100 pianists to open the finals at the Sorbonne Amphitheatre. Glenn's repertoire spans over 4,000 songs in many styles of music, such as jazz, contemporary, popular, showtunes, and musicals.
Listen to samples of his recordings on iTunes, or search for him on http://www.cdbaby.com.
San Diego TheatreSports
February 2001 – May 2007 (6 years 4 months) San Diego
Glenn performed 6 seasons with San Diego's improvisation troupe "San Diego TheatreSports" as musician. He accompanied short theatre scenes and played music for comedy sketches, all improvised on the spot, similar to the hit TV show, "Whose Line Is It Anyway?"
San Diego Performing Arts League
January 2000 – May 2004 (4 years 5 months)
Mr. Kramer worked in the marketing department and his duties included overseeing the creative output and production of all marketing materials, from the company’s bi-monthly brochure on performing arts, to the design of quarterly newsletters and invitations for San Diego’s arts and culture.
Glenn Kramer's Volunteer Experience & Causes
Glenn Kramer's Skills & Expertise
- Piano Performance
- Web Design
- Adobe Acrobat
- Adobe Creative Suite
- Graphic Design
- Apple Software
- Newsletter Design
- Brochure Development
- Teaching Skills
- Event manager
- Corporate Identity
- Event Management
- Public Speaking
- Social Media Marketing
- Art Direction
- Performing Arts
- Social Media
- Press Releases
Glenn Kramer's Education
Glenn Kramer's Additional Information
Design, Travel, Reading & Learning, Museums, Architecture, French Language, Typography
- Groups and Associations:
Member of The National Association of Photoshop Professionals
- Honors and Awards:
Numerous graphic design projects have received laudatory recognition and praise, as well as recognition for piano entertainment. I have received 25 reviews (all perfect 5-star ratings) on Gigmasters.com. Visit https://www.gigmasters.com/Piano/Glenn-Kramer
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- career opportunities
- consulting offers
- new ventures
- job inquiries
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- business deals
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