Master of Music, Orchestral Conducting
University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, Ann Arbor, MI, 2010 – 2012
Bachelor of Music, Composition
Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 2005 – 2009
Assistant Conductor, Dell'Arte Opera Ensemble, New York, NY January 2018 -
Music Director, Fort Washington Community Choir, New York, NY September 2016 –
Music Director/Co-founder, Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra, New York, NY August 2015 –
Director of Music, Fort Washington Collegiate Church, New York, NY, November 2014 –
Music Director, “Jazz Revelation,” Marble Collegiate Church, New York, NY, January 2014 – May 2016
Program and manage new jazz vespers service; perform; oversee budget and guest artists.
Assistant Music Director, Fort Washington Collegiate Church, New York, NY, October 2012 – November 2014
Conduct and accompany adult choir; direct children’s choir; oversee music library; manage technical needs of weekly service.
Assistant Conductor, Teatro Grattacielo, New York, NY, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014
Cover conduct; assist in choir preparation for yearly concert-opera production.
Interim Director of Music, Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Lansing, MI, 2010 – 2012
Oversee music program of 40+ volunteers between adult choir, jazz band, and folk band; conduct, program, and perform weekly; direct children’s choir; manage music budget.
Assistant Conductor and Chorus Master, Arbor Opera Theatre, Ann Arbor, MI, 2011, 2012
Cover conduct, prepare chorus, and coach vocalists in preparation for summer productions.
Music Director, “She Loves Me,” Penny Seats Theatre Company, Ann Arbor, MI, Summer 2012
Coach and prepare vocalists, contract and conduct pit orchestra for summer production.
Gospel Choir Director, St. Ann Catholic Church, Baltimore, MD, 2007-2009
Program and conduct weekly services with volunteer gospel choir.
FREELANCE PROJECTS AND COMMISSIONS
Independent film premiered in Harrisburg, PA, May 2016.
Independent film premiered in Harrisburg, PA, February 2014.
Producer, “Benefit Concert for L.O.V.E. Thy Neighbor”
Music students of the University of Michigan in fund raising concert for Ann Arbor homeless charity, April 2012.
Composer, “The Light”
Independent film, 2010.
Arranger, “Get Happy”
Commissioned by the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, 2010.
Composer, “George W. Bush: The Last 100 Days”
Original operetta, music and libretto, premiered by Goat Hall/San Francisco Cabaret Opera, 2009.
Arranger, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”
Commissioned by the Naples Philharmonic (FL), 2008.
Composer, “The End of Winter,” 2007
Commissioned by the York Symphony Orchestra, 2007.
Composer, “Peabody 150th Radio Broadcast Music”
String quartet work commissioned by the Peabody Institute, broadcast on WYPR, 2007.
Arranger, “Joy to East Baltimore”
Commissioned by the Johns Hopkins Medical Campus Choir and Orchestra, 2007.
Kenneth Kiesler, conducting, University of Michigan
Stuart Malina, conducting, Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra
Philip Lasser, counterpoint, harmony, and orchestration, The Juilliard School
Christopher Theofanidis, composition, Peabody Institute
Nicholas Maw, composition, Peabody Institute
Louis B. Nagel, piano, University of Michigan
Corey McVicar, piano, Peabody Institute
Cabrillo Festival, Conductor's Guild Workshop (Fellow), Santa Cruz, CA July 2017
Cabrillo Festival, Conductor's Guild Workshop (Auditor), Santa Cruz, CA July 2015
Seventh Ithaca International Conducting Masterclass, Ithaca, NY, April 2015
Conductor’s Guild Workshop with the Colorado State University Orchestra, October 2013
International Masterclass with Berlin Sinfonietta, Berlin, Germany, July 2013
Fifth Ithaca International Conducting Masterclass, Ithaca, NY, April 2013
National Arts Centre Summer Music Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada, June 2012
Waterville Valley Music Center, Waterville Valley, NH, August 2011
Conductors’ Retreat at Medomak, Washington, ME, July 2009
European American Musical Alliance, Paris, France, July 2005, July 2006
Teaching Artist, “My Opus Magnum”, York Symphony Orchestra, York, PA
Week-long young composer’s camp, July of 2013-2017
Guest Lecturer, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
Music Appreciation, Advanced Conducting, Symphony Orchestra, Fall 2012, 2013
Adjunct Conducting Faculty, Pennsylvania Academy of Music, Lancaster, PA
Conductor, Academy Philharmonia, 2009 – 2010
Piano Faculty, Perry Hall Christian School, Perry Hall, MD
Private and group piano lessons to grades 3-9, 2009 – 2010
Composition, keyboard harmony, jazz and classical piano, 2004 –
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Symphony No. 5 in c sharp minor, IV. Adagietto
Symphony No. 6 in a minor “Tragic”
Symphony No. 7
Danzon No. 2
Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56 “Scottish”
Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian"
The Hebrides, Op. 26
Violin Concerto in e minor, Op. 64
Symphonies 31, 32, 35, 38, 40
Don Giovanni, K. 527
Die Zauberflöte, K.620
Divertimento in D, K. 136
Piano Concerto No. 9 in Eb, K. 271
Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas
Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67
Le Tombeau de Couperin
Pictures at an Exhibition
Pini di Roma
Ocho por Radio
Cenerentola (reduced ‘outreach’ version)
Symphony No. 3 in c minor, Op. 78 “Organ”
Mass in G major, D. 167
Symphony No. 8 in Bb "Unfinished," D. 759
Symphony No. 9 in C major, D. 944
Symphony No. 2 in C major, Op. 61
Symphony No. 10 in e minor, Op. 93
Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43
Symphony No. 5 in Eb major, Op. 82
Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
Concerto in E-flat “Dumbarton Oaks”
L’histoire du Soldat
L'oiseau de Feu (1919 Suite)
Rite of Spring (excerpts)
Overture to Die Fledermaus
Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64
Serenade for Strings in C, Op. 44
Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
Polonaise from Eugene Onegin, Op. 24
The Sleeping Beauty (suite), Op. 66a
Prelude und Liebestod
Der Freischutz Overture
Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
La Forza del Destino Overture
The Chairman Dances
Magnificat in D major, BWV 243
Orchestral Suite No. 2 in b minor
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major
Knoxville: Summer of 1915
Symphonies 1 - 9
Egmont, Op. 84
Overture to Fidelio, Op. 72b
Overture to Prometheus, Op. 43
Piano Concerto No. 3 in c minor, Op. 37
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
Triple Concerto, Op. 56
Roman Carnival Overture, Op. 9
Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14
Symphony No. 2 in b minor
Symphonies 1, 2, 3, 4
Tragic Overture, Op. 81
Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a
Les Illuminations, Op. 18
Appalachian Spring (Suite for 13 Instruments)
Appalachian Spring (full orchestra)
Red Cape Tango
Serenade in E major, Op. 22
Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88
Symphony No. 9 in e minor, Op. 95
Prelude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Enigma Variations, Op. 36
Serenade for Strings in e minor, Op. 20
Symphony in D minor
Leyendas (An Andean Walkabout)
Variaciones Concertantes, Op. 23
Symphony 101, 104
So Says the Wind
Concerto for Orchestra