CURRENT APPOINTMENTS

2009-Present: Principal Guest Conductor,
The American Symphony Orchestra
New York City

Director
Master’s in Fine Arts in Conducting Program
Bard College, Annandale-on Hudson

2005 : Director, Music Program
Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

2003 : Director of Choruses
Bard Music Festival
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

2002-2003 : Acting Choral Director
Berkshire Bach Society
Great Barrington, MA

2000-Present : Associate Professor of Music
Bard College
Annandale-on Hudson, NY

1997-Present : Music Director
May Festival Summer Chorus
Cincinnati, OH

1996-Present : Music Director
May Festival Youth Chorus
Cincinnati, OH

PREVIOUS APPOINTMENTS

2009-2015:
Music Director
The Collegiate Chorale
New York City

2005-2009 : Music Director
The Dessoff Choirs
New York City

2005-2008 : Choral Music Director
Berkshire Bach Society
Great Barrington, MA

2001-2003 : Music Director
Cappella Festiva Orch. and Chorus
Poughkeepsie, NY

2000-2010 : Music Director
Light Opera of Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK

1999-2002 : Founder and Artistic Director
Voices United Arts Camp
Indianapolis, Indiana.
Originally formed as an education outreach program for Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, this residential camp is directed toward at-risk middle school students in the greater Indianapolis area. The curriculum includes choral and instrumental music, visual arts, and creative movement.

2000-2001 : Principal Guest Conductor and Artistic Advisor
Indianapolis Symphonic Choir and Indianapolis Chamber Singers
Indianapolis, IN

1998-2000 : Artistic Director and Conductor
Indianapolis Symphonic Choir

1997-1998 : Assistant Director of Choruses
Cincinnati May Festival, Cincinnati, OH

1996-1998 : Assistant Conductor
Indianapolis Symphonic Choir

1996-2000 : Founder and Conductor
Indianapolis Chamber Singers

1991-1993 : Director of Music
The Asheville School
Asheville, NC

1991-1993 : Assistant Conductor
Asheville Symphony Chorus
Asheville, NC

OTHER

1989-1991 : Founder and Artistic Director
The United States Music Ensemble
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

1996-1997 : Vocal coach in the studio of Giorgio Tozzi

1995-1997 : Opera Coaching and Conducting
with Imre Pallo and Robert Porco

1992 : Goethe Institute (Iserlohn, Germany);
Completed Grundstufe I

1988-1990 : Robert Shaw Institute Festival Singers
France and New York

FORMAL EDUCATION

1999 : Doctor of Music in Choral Conducting
Indiana University
Minor Fields: Music Literature and History/Twentieth Century Cultural Studies

1991 : Master of Music in Musicology
(American Music)
The Florida State University

1990 : Master of Music Education
(Choral Conducting)
The Florida State University

1988 : Bachelor of Music Education
(Piano)
Birmingham-Southern College