Education

2003-06
Doctor of Musical Arts in Choral Conducting
University of Maryland at College Park
Principal Teachers: Dr. Ed Maclary, Prof. James Ross
Dissertation: "Giving Voice to the Forgotten: An Examination of the Music and Culture of Veljo Tormis's Forgotten Peoples Cycle"
1992-94
Master of Music in Choral Conducting
University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
Principal Teachers: Dr. Elmer Thomas, Dr. John Leman, Dr. Earl Rivers
1988-92
Bachelor of Music Education summa cum laude
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Principal Teachers: Dr. E. Wayne Abercrombie, Dr. Charles Heffernan