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Dominic Pettis
Dominic Pettis

Dominic Pettis

Guitars Over Guns

Chicago, IL USA

"The journey is more important than the finish line."

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Dominic's work combines: Music, Non-Profit Organizations, and Teaching / Mentoring

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Day In The Life

Programs Director

I oversee the programs for a music mentoring organization.


Day In The Life Of A Programs Director Of A Music Mentoring Program

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Audio Arts & Acoustic

    Columbia College Chicago

Life & Career Milestones

  • 1.

    I started going to open mics when I was in high school.

  • 2.

    I earned my degree in audio arts from Columbia College Chicago.

  • 3.

    After graduating, I built my career as a musician, lyricist, and music producer.

  • 4.

    I really found my identity in the field once I dove into the culture of hip hop.

  • 5.

    In 2018, I joined Guitars Over Guns as a site coordinator and rap mentor.

  • 6.

    I spent two years as a site coordinator, moved up to after school programs manager, and now work as the programs director for Guitars Over Guns.