TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Professional Appointments:

New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM, Voice Faculty, 2014 – 2017

University of Miami, Lecturer, Coral Gables, FL, 2011 - 2012

New Mexico School for the Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Voice Faculty, 2010 - 2011

Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Visiting Professor, June – August 2010

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Assistant Professor, Pembroke, NC, 2008 - 2010

East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, Teaching Assistant Professor, 2004-2008

Columbia University, Teachers College, New York City, Teaching Assistant in Voice, 2001-2004

New York University, Adjunct Instructor of Voice, NY, 2001-2004

The Berklee College of Music, Associate Professor, Boston, MA, 2001-2002

Boston Conservatory, Voice Faculty, Boston, MA, Voice Faculty, 2000-2002

Ithaca College, Assistant Professor, Ithaca, NY, Voice Faculty, 1998

St. Lawrence University, Instructor of Voice, Canton, New York, Voice Faculty, 1992-1995

The Crane School of Music, Instructor of Voice, Potsdam College, Potsdam, NY, Voice Faculty, 1991-1993

 

Community Schools and Programs:

Ghost Ranch Conference Center, Abiquiu, NM, Voice Workshop, “Singing and the Land,” 2014

National Dance Institute, Santa Fe, NM, Summer Intensives, Voice Instructor, 2010 - 2014

National Dance Institute, Santa Fe, NM, Voice Instructor, 2010 - 2011

Louisville Academy of Music, Louisville, KY, Voice Faculty, 1996

City Music School, New York City, Voice Instructor, 1991

 

Accelerated High School Programs:

Ballard High School, Louisville, KY, 1996

Talented Juniors, Canton, New York, Voice Faculty, 1993-1994

Music Theatre North, Potsdam, NY, Voice Faculty, Intern Program, Summer 1992

 

Private Studio

Houston, Seattle, San Francisco, Louisville, New York City, Boston, 1980-present

 

TEACHING AWARDS

National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Intern, Tallahassee, FL, Summer 1995

 

Adjudication Activities

National Association of Teachers of Singing National Student Auditions, YouTube, Adjudicator, 2014

National Association of Teachers of Singing, Regional Auditions, El Paso, Adjudicator, 2014

SongFest for New Mexico All State Choir Auditions, Adjudicator, Santa Fe, NM, 2013

Dorothy Tilbury Barnes Vocal Competition, Santa Fe, NM, Adjudicator, 2013

National Association of Teachers of Singing, Albuquerque, NM, Adjudicator, 2013

Professional Adjudicator, The Achievement Program (TAP), nationwide music assessment program, sponsored by Carnegie Hall and Canada’s Royal Conservatory, 2012 - present

11th Osaka International Music Competition, Bangkok, Thailand, Adjudicator, June, 2010

National Association of Teachers of Singing, Raleigh, NC, Adjudicator, 2009

National Association of Teachers of Singing, Winston-Salem, NC, Adjudicator, 2008

National Association of Teachers of Singing, Regional Auditions, Norfolk, VA, Adjudicator, 2008

East Carolina University, ECU Idol, Adjudicator, 2006

National Association of Teachers of Singing, Winston-Salem, NC, Adjudicator, 2004

National Association of Teachers of Singing, Boston, MA, Adjudicator 2001 & 2002

Civic Morning Musicals, Syracuse, NY, Adjudicator, 1995

 

MASTER CLASSES

Master Class, Tchaikovsky School, Moscow, Russia, 2018

Master Class, Spivakof Festival, Moscow, Russia, 2018

Sing! Vocal Production Workshop, GiG Performance Space, Santa Fe, NM, 2017

Master Class, Tchaikovsky School, Moscow, Russia, 2017

Master Class, via Skype, Music Theater Vocal Pedagogy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012

Master Class, Santa Fe High School, Music Theater Vocal Pedagogy, Santa Fe, NM, 2012

Master Class, Music Theater Vocal Pedagogy, Henry and Emory College, Emory, VA, 2008

Master Class, Longy School of Music, Boston, MA, Preparatory Studies Division: "Successful Performing under Pressure", 2004

Master Class, Manhattan High School for Girls, New York, NY 1999

Master Class, Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School, Cambridge, MA, 1998

Gretchen Bence Master Class Presenter, St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, 1995

 

TEACHER TRAINING/VOCAL PEDAGOGY WORKSHOPS

Vocal Pedagogy Choral Workshop, Trinity Episcopal Church, Lumberton, NC, 2009

Vocal Pedagogy Workshop, Music Theater Emphasis, East Carolina University, 2007

OTHER TRAINING

Teachers:Virginia Botkin, Elena Nikolaidi, Herald Stark-NATS Internship, Ruth Golden, Jeannette Lovetri

Coaches:Eugenia Tsarov, Daniel Lockert, Yelena Kurdina, Kathy Olsen, Robert Marks

Auditions Project:October/November 1996, New York City. Susan Ormont, Director, with Phyllis Curtain, Joan Dornemann, Matthew Epstein, and Charles Riecker

Master Classes:Elisabeth Schwarzkopf - "Masterclass", Televised on PBS, John Wussman, Nico & Carol Castel, Janet Bookspan, Martin Katz, Oren Brown.

Westside Dance Project:    Dance Scholarship Recipient. Ballet, tap and jazz training for singers. New York City

Juilliard School:"On the Edge" a performance class taught by Jean Kopperud, NYC "Baroque Ornamentation" taught by Lionel Party, NYC

ZoukFest:World Music Festival, Anglo-Celtic Song, Albuquerque, NM

Acting:Wendy Chapin, Santa Fe, NM

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Board of Directors, Vice President, Auditions Chair, Rio Grande District, National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS)

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Singing, National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS)

  • Board of Directors, New York Singing Teachers Association (NYSTA)

  • Board of Directors, Boston Chapter, National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS)

  • American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA)

  • National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS)

  • Pi Kappa Lambda - Music Honor Society

  • College Music Society (CMS)

  • Voice Foundation

  • Kappa Delta Pi, Education Honor Society

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