Major Professional Experience

2005-now
Director of Choral and Vocal Activities (Assistant Professor)
Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV
 
Director:
Masterworks Chorale (130 voices with orchestra)
Chamber Singers (24 voices, a cappella)
Women’s Camerata (32 voices, a cappella and accompanied)
Fall Opera and Spring Musical Theater productions
 
Instructor:
Introduction to Conducting
Advanced Choral Conducting
Choral Teaching Methods
Private Conducting Lessons
 
Duties:
Designer and Maintainer of MP3 Listening Lab and Classroom Listening Network
Supervisor of Student Computer Labs
Designer and Maintainer of Music Department Web Site
Designer and Maintainer of Student Database
Advisor for 28 Music Majors
 
Recruiting:
Supervisor of Shepherd Vocal Competition and All-State Prep Day
Spring Choral Tour to area high schools
Frequent adjudications, clinics, and All-County festivals
Regular visits to local high schools
 
Committees:
Faculty Senate
General Studies Committee
Technology Oversight Committee
Numerous hiring committees (inside and outside Music Department)
2002-now
Founder and Artistic Director
Master Singers of Virginia, Ashburn, VA

A 28-voice ensemble concentrating in a cappella choral music of the 20th and 21st centuries. Named by The Washington Post as "... one of the finest choral ensembles in Virginia."
2003-05
Graduate Assistant and Instructor
University of Maryland at College Park, College Park, MD
 
Instructor:
Introduction to Conducting
 
Assistant:
University Chamber Singers
University Chorale
Opera Department
1995-2002
Founder and Artistic Director
Loudoun County Master Singers, Sterling, VA

A 24-voice ensemble performing a cappella and accompanied choral music from the Renaissance onward
1998-2000
Instructor of Music (Adjunct Professor)
Harford Community College, Bel Air, MD
 
Director:
Harford Community College Choir
Harford Choral Society