Education:

  • Master of Music in choral conducting, UNC Greensboro (Graduated May, 2008)
  • Bachelor of Arts in music, Florida State University (Graduated May, 2006)

Music Classroom Experience:

  • Music Teacher at The Franciscan School, Raleigh NC (2013-present)
    • General Music grades 3-8 (ages 8-14)
    • After-school chorus
  • Chorus Teacher at Thompson Middle School, Richmond VA (2008-2012)
    • Grades 6-8 (ages 11-14)
    • Consistently highly ranked at festivals
  • Vocal Instructor at the School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community [SPARC], Richmond VA (2010-2012)
    • Theater classes, musical director, vocal coach, and summer camp

Conducting Experience

  • Artistic Director Triad Pride Men’s Chorus, Greensboro NC (2013-present)
  • Interim Artistic Director VocalMotion, Cary NC (2014-present)

Theatrical Musical Direction Experience:

  • Damn Yankees!, Godwin HS (May 2012)
  • Croaker, SPARC (April, 2012)
  • Annie, Jr., SPARC (December, 2011)
  • How to Eat Like a Child, SPARC Bravo! (July 2011)
  • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Godwin HS (May 2011)
  • Mulan, Jr., SPARC (April 2011)
  • High School Musical, Jr., Thompson Middle School (May 2010)

University Teaching Experience:

  • Graduate Assistant to Dr. Gavin Douglas, UNC Greensboro (2007-2008)
  • Assistant Conductor of the Women’s Glee Club, UNC Greensboro (2007-2008)
  • Graduate Conductor of the University Chorus, UNC Greensboro (2007)

Liturgical Music Experience:

  • Director of Music at St. Eugene Chapel, Tallahassee FL (2005-2006)
  • Assistant Director of Music at St. Thomas More Co-Cathedral, Tallahassee FL (2003-2006)

Professional Activities:

  • Chairperson: VMEA District I Workshop Chorus (February 10-11, 2011)
  • Publication: A review of Finale 2011 in the Music Educators Journal (March 2011)
  • Chairperson: VMEA District I Workshop Chorus (February 9-10, 2011)
  • Presentation: Using Interactive Whiteboards in Music Classes, Virginia Music Educators Association (November 2010)
  • Presentation: Using new media to energize the music classroom, Richmond Public Schools (August 2010)
  • Presentation: Using music to teach math, Richmond Public Schools (January 2010)
  • Presentation: Using SmartBoards in Music Classes, Virginia Music Educators Association (November, 2009)

Professional Affiliations:

  • North Carolina Music Educators Association (NCMEA)
  • Music Educators National Conference (MENC)
  • Emeritus Board Member: Friends of Dogwood Dell, Richmond VA

References:

References are available by request.