:: Faculty and Staff
Coordinator of Music Education
113 Ware Center
DMA, University of Southern California, 1995. Major in Horn Performance and Music History.
MM, West Virginia University, 1987. Major in Music Education.
BM, West Virginia University, 1985. Major in Music Theory and Composition. Double major in Music Education.
Additional coursework at Boston University and UCLA.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE (select)
Lincoln University – Assistant Professor & Coordinator of Music. Fall 2009 – present. Interim Chair of Visual and Performing Arts Department – Spring 2013.
Anna Maria College (MA) – Director of Music Education and Assistant Professor of Music.
Towson University (MD) – Assistant Professor of Music, Assistant Director of the Towson University TIGER Marching Band.
Santa Monica – Malibu Unified School District (CA) – Instrumental elementary music teacher.
Santa Monica College (CA) – Associate Faculty.
COURSES TAUGHT AT LINCOLN UNIVERSITY
MUS 200: Introduction to Music MUS 304: Music Literature and Styles III
MUS 423: Music in the Elementary School
MUS 424: Music in the Secondary School
MUS 425: Brass Teaching Methods
Private lessons: trumpet, French horn, trombone, euphonium, and tuba
Lincoln University Operas and Musicals: Conductor / Music Director:
“Kismet” – Spring 2013
“Man of La Mancha” – Fall 2012
“Hansel and Gretel” – Spring 2012
“Treemonisha” – Spring 2011
PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCES
Conducting Workshop for Music Educators. The Juilliard School, New York, NY. July 2012. Works: Emile Bernard Divertissment and Franz Schubert Symphony No. 5 in B Flat Major.
Article “Junior Internship Program: Innovative Ways to Fulfill the Pre-Service Student Teaching Hours in Music Education,” Co-author – Dr. Kirsten Kunkle. Hawaii University International Conference: Arts and Humanities Proceedings Publication. US Library of Congress. ISSN #2162-9188 (CD – ROM). ISSN# 2162 -917X (On-Line).
Presentation “Junior Internship Program: Innovative Ways to Fulfill the Pre-Service Student Teaching Hours in Music Education,” Co –presenter - Dr. Kirsten Kunkle. Hawaii University International Conference: Arts and Humanities. January 2012. Honolulu, HI.
Presentation “The Transition from College Student to Young Professional,” PMEA State Conference. April 2011. Hershey, PA.
Article “Lincoln University Music Department Hosts First CMENC Clinic,” Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) Journal. Summer 2012.
Presentation “The College Student’s Attendance at Conferences; The Benefits, How-To, and Where,” PMEA State Conference. April 2010. Hershey, PA.
Presentation “Anna Maria College Composition Project,” October 25, 2008. Paxton, MA.
Article “Session with Five County Supervisors” MMEA Journal, Spring 2007
Presentation “Rehearsal Techniques” Maryland Music Educators Association, October 15, 2004 Baltimore, MD.
Presentation “Clapping and Counting; An Examination of the Elementary Instrumental Music Student’s Understanding of Rhythm” Maryland Music Educators Association, October 15, 2004, Baltimore, MD
Article “Comprehensive Elementary Instrumental Music Programs in Title I Schools,” CMEA News Magazine, Winter 2002.
Speaker, California Model Arts Project Conference, May 2002, San Jose, CA.
District Representative, California Model Arts Project, January 2001, Sacramento, CA, and January, 2002, Riverside, CA.
Speaker, California Model Arts Project Conference, May 2001, Pasadena, CA.
Article “Comprehensive Instrumental Music Program,” CMEA News Magazine, Winter 2001.
Presenter/Conductor (elementary honor orchestra) California Music Educator’s Conference, March, 2001, Ontario, CA.