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EDUCATOR 

RESUME

Colby College – Waterville, Maine                                                                                                                                             2017-present

  • Director of Choral Activities and Applied Associate of Music in Voice 

Phillips Academy; Andover – Andover, Massachusetts                                                                                                              2012-2017

  • Lecturer of Singing, teaching full voice studio (10-15)

  • Recitalist, guest soloist in Academy musical performance

  • Handel: Messiah (2012-2015)

  • A Rose Withered; student song cycle composition world premiere (2015)

  • Schubert: Die Schöne Müllerin; Faculty Recital (Fall 2015)

  • Schubert: Winterreise; Student/Faculty Recital (Winter 2016)

  • Research projects and ensemble direction as assigned

 

New England Conservatory – Boston, Massachusetts                                                                                                                        2015

  • Voice Faculty: Preparatory Division

  • Instructor for Classes TBA

 

Plymouth State University – Plymouth, New Hampshire                                                                                                            2012-2014

  •       Lecturer of Singing, teaching full voice studio (10-15)

  •       Music Director of musical theatre projects

                    - Fall 2013: Spring Awakening (MD, lead guitarist, conductor, arranger)

  •       University Chorale Guest Conductor (sabbatical replacement)

 

University of Massachusetts, Amherst ­– Amherst, Massachusetts                                                                                           2010-2012

  • Graduate voice studio instructor

  • Class instructor in vocal pedagogy and group voice class

  • Graduate assistant in music appreciation/jazz education

 

University of Ballarat – Ballarat, Victoria, Australia                                                                                                                             2011

  • Visiting Lecturer of Voice; School of Education and Arts; Arts Academy

  • Instructor of group voice classes and masterclasses with first through third year students

  • Research and publication responsibilities

  • Community outreach

  • Rehearsal accompanist and additional keyboard duties as assigned

  • Stage direction for major projects

 

Private Vocal Instruction – Tempe, Arizona                                                                                                                                 2008-2010

 

Temple Emanuel – Tempe, Arizona                                                                                                                                                        2009

  • Substitute choir director for rehearsals, services and special events

 

Linton-Milano Music Center – Mesa, Arizona                                                                                                                             2009-2010

  • Studio beginning-advanced vocal instruction

  • Studio: beginning piano instruction

  • Repertoire assignment

  • Adjudication of in-house vocal competition

 

Academy of Performing and Creative Arts – Clinton, New York                                                                                              2008-2010

  • Private summer voice studio

  • Secretarial or substitute teaching assignments as needed  

  • Responsible for the pilot of a new summer musical theatre program for junior high school students

  • Repertoire: Newsies, You're a Good Man Charlie Brown/Snoopy the Musical,High School Musical

  • Curriculum development and artistic administration

  • Advertisement and public relations responsibilities

  • Course instruction: musical theatre history, vocal lessons,acting, make-up, set design

  • Conducted final performances and played electric bass ordrum set in the pit orchestra

 

Fredonia State University: "New Horizons" Program - Fredonia, New York                                                                           2006-2008

  • Vocal instruction to community members assignedby the University

 

Jewish Community Federation of the Mohawk Valley - Utica, New York                                                                                2004-2007

  • Assistant Director; summer creative arts camp for elementaryand junior high school students

  • Instructor: music theory, vocal lessons, musical theatre history

 

 

 

Current Research Projects: 

 

The Complete Survey of Musical Theatre Composer Georgia Stitt 

The Motets of Georg Prenner 

Icelandic Choral Music 1860-1960

Parallels in Vocal Technique Methods in Musical Theatre and Traditional Choral Music 

Sight Reading in the Voice Lesson for High School Students

Sample Voice Lesson/Repertoire Coaching

Sample Lecture

Sample Lecture

Sample Voice Class