Education

  • D.M.A, Wind Conducting, Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 2014-present
  • M.Mus., Wind Conducting, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2012
  • B.Ed., Secondary Music Education, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 2005
  • B.Mus. with Distinction, Music Education, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 2003

Publications & Presentations

  • Fall 2018 [pending], New work by composer Jennifer Jolley, lead organizer and commissioner
  • Spring 2018 [pending], Symphony #10 by David Maslanka, consortium member
  • Spring 2018 [pending], New work by Adam Schoenberg, consortium member
  • Winter 2017, “Study Guide for Christiaan Venter’s Dancing Lights of the North,” Canadian Winds: The Journal for the Canadian Band Association, Winter 2017.
  • Fall 2016, New work by composer Andrew Boysen Jr., CBDNA consortium member
  • July 22, 2017, North American Repertoire Session, World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, Presenter, Utrecht, Netherlands.
  • March 17, 2017, Fresno Pacific University Symphonic Band featured at the first-ever Small-band Program Showcase, College Band Directors National Association National Conference, Kansas City, Missouri.
  • Spring 2017, “Thoughts and Reflections from Three Canadian College Band Directors Teaching in the United States,” Canadian Winds: Journal of the Canadian Band Association, Spring 2017.,
  • December 16, 2016, “What are We Feeding our Ensembles? Elevating Musical Taste in order to Better Select Quality Repertoire,” Presenter, Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic, Chicago, USA.
  • April 1-2, 2016, Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival 2016, Chicago, Ill., Fresno Pacific University Symphonic Band, performer.
  • February 28, 2016, Fresno Pacific University Symphonic Band featured ensemble, Fresno Unified Band Festival, Fresno, CA.
  • February 11, 2016, “What are We Feeding our Ensembles? Elevating Musical Taste in order to Better Select Quality Repertoire,” Calgary City Teacher’s Convention, Calgary, Canada.
  • Fall 2016, New work by composer Andrew Boysen Jr., CBDNA consortium member
  • Fall 2015, Three Comments on War for Concert Band, by Jan Meyerowitz, Erik Leung, editor. E.B. Marks Music Company, New York.
  • September 2015, “The Dynamic Relationship between Conductor and Ensemble,” Fresno Pacific University School of Humanities, Religion, and Social Sciences Faculty Presentation, Fresno, California