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Curriculum Vitae

Education

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY, DETROIT MI
Master of Music
Major: Conducting
Major: Composition

CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY, MT. PLEASANT MI
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Major: Music Theatre
Minor: Music

Mentors

CONDUCTING:
INSTRUMENTAL
Kenneth Kiesler // Douglas Bianchi

CHORAL
Dr. Norah Duncan IV // Dr. Nina Nash-Robertson

COMPOSITION
Dr. James Hartway // Dr. Scott Harding // Dr. Jose-Luis Maurtua // Dr. David R. Gillingham

aFFILIATIONS

League of American Orchestras (2015-present)

Conductor’s Guild (2014-present)

American Society of Composers, Authors, & Publishers (ASCAP) (2006-present)

Society of Composers, Inc. (2004-present)

Phi Mu Alpha, Sinfonia (2002-Alumni 2006)

Conducting Positions

Artistic Director & Conductor
2018 - Present
Auburn Hills, MI
www.oaklandchoralsociety.org

Music Director & Conductor
2018 - Present
Birmingham, MI
www.orchestrasono.org

Music Director & Conductor
2016 - Present
Redford Township, MI
www.redfordsymphony.org

Guest Conducting

  • Madonna University (Livonia MI) // 29APR2018
  • Redford Symphony Orchestra (Redford MI) // 27JUN2017, 21MAY, 12MAR, 04DEC2016
  • Vidin State Philharmonic Orchestra (Philharmonia Hall, Vidin Bulgaria) // 10MAR2016
  • Constanta Symphony Orchestra (National Opera Theatre, Constanta Romania) // 04MAR2016
  • Five Lakes Silver Band (Grosse Pointe MI) // APR2015
  • Michigan Opera Theatre: Community Programs (Detroit Opera House, Detroit MI) // AUG2013

Workshops & Seminars

Repertoire

  • Adam, A
  • Cantique de Noel (O Holy Night) (09DEC2018)
  • Andersen, Leroy
  • A Christmas Festival (03DEC2017 // 04DEC2016)
  • Sleigh Ride (09DEC2018 // 03DEC2017 // 04DEC2016)
  • The Phantom Regiment (15OCT2017)
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian
  • Cantata 140: Wachet Auf, ruft uns die Stimme “Chorale” (04DEC2016)
  • Cantata No.51 (23NOV2019)
  • Bacewicz, Grażyna
  • Concerto for String Orchestra (04OCT2019)
  • Badelt, Klaus
  • Pirates of the Caribbean “Medley” (22OCT2017)
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Adagio for Strings (15OCT2017 // 05MAY2016 // 04MAR2016)
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van
  • Egmont: Overture (OCT2019)
  • Symphony No.3, op.55, E-flat Major (05MAR2016)
  • * Symphony No.5, op.67, C Minor (JUL2017)
  • Symphony No.7, op.92, E-flat Major (18MAR2018 // 05MAY2016)
  • Symphony No.9, op.125, D minor (Choral) (MAY2020)
  • Berlin, Irving
  • White Christmas (09DEC2018 // 04DEC2016)
  • Bernstein, Leonard
  • Candide “Overture” (2012, preparer
  • Candide “Make Our Garden Grow”, strings (26MAY2019)
  • Brahms, Johannes
  • Academic Festival Overture, op.80 (12MAR2017)
  • Ein deutsches Requiem, op.45 (17NOV2018)
  • Symphony No.1, op.68, C minor (05MAR2016)
  • * Symphony No.2, op.73, D major
  • Tragische Ouverture, op.81 (Tragic Overture) (28OCT2018)
  • Copland, Aaron
  • Appalachian Spring (ballet suite), original 13 instruments (SEP2019)
  • Fanfare for the Common Man (26MAY2019)
  • Quiet City (21MAY2017)
  • Rodeo: “Hoe Down” (26MAY2019)
  • Dvořák, Antonín
  • Stabat Mater, op.58, B71 (APR2020)
  • Symphony No.08, op.88, G major (27OCT2019)
  • Symphony No.09, op.95 “From the New World” (01OCT2017)
  • Serenade for Strings, op.22 (2020)
  • Elgar, Edward, Sir.
  • Variations on an Original Theme ‘Enigma’, Op.36 (AUG2018 // 18MAR2018)
  • Serenade for Strings (07APR2018)
  • Fillmore, Henry
  • Americans We (27JUN2018)
  • Grieg, Edward
  • Peer Gynt: Suite No.1, Op.46 (12MAR2017)
  • Holberg Suite Op.40 (04OCT2019)
  • Gould, Morton
  • American Salute (27JUN2017 // 21MAY2017)
  • Handel, George Frederic
  • Samson HWV 57, “Let the Bright Seraphim” (09DEC2018)
  • The Messiah “Halleluiah Chorus” (04DEC2016)
  • The Messiah (MAR2012) – preparer
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph
  • Concerto, Cello No.2, op.101 (04MAR2016)
  • Mass, Hob.XXII:11, D minor “Lord Nelson Mass” (07APR2019)
  • Herbert, Victor
  • Babes in Toyland “March of the Toys” (03DEC2017 // 04DEC2016)
  • Holst, Gustav
  • The Planets “I. Mars” (27OCT2019)
  • The Planets “II. Venus / IV. Jupiter” (20MAY2018)
  • Kamen, Michael
  • Band of Brothers Suite for Orchestra (26MAY2019)
  • Krogstad, Bob (arr.)
  • Christmas at the Movies (04DEC2016)
  • Lowden, Robert (arr.)
  • Armed Forces Salute (27JUN2017)
  • Mahler, Gustav
  • Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer) (AUG2018)
  • * Symphony No.1 “Titan”
  • Symphony No.5 “Adagietto,”
  • Mendelssohn, Felix
  • The Hebrides, Op.26 (Fingal’s Cave) (21MAY2017)
  • Mozart, Wolfgang A.
  • Concerto, Piano No.20, K.466 (03MAR2019 // 11MAR2016)
  • Concerto, 2 Pianos, No.10, K.365, E-flat major (AUG2018)
  • Don Giovanni, “Overture,” K.527 (15OCT2017 // 11MAR2016)
  • * Idomeneo, “Ballet Music,” (JUL2017)
  • Symphony No.40, K. , (28OCT2018)
  • Requiem in D-minor, K.626 (29APR2018 // NOV2012)
  • Mussorgsky, Modest
  • Night on Bald Mountain (22OCT2017)
  • Nestico, Sammy
  • Toboggan (04DEC2016)
  • Orff, Carl
  • Carmina Burana [assisted] (AUG2018)
  • Prokofiev, Sergey
  • Peter and the Wolf, Op.67 (21MAY2017)
  • Rachmaninoff, Sergi
  • Piano Concerto No.2, op.18, in C-minor (2020)
  • Rodgers, Richard
  • The Sound of Music (medley) (27JUN2017 // 12MAR2017)
  • Sait-Saëns, Camille
  • * Concerto, Violoncello No.1, op.33, A minor (JUL2017)
  • Danse Macabre Op.40 (15OCT2017)
  • Schubert, Franz
  • Mass No.2, in G (07APR2019)
  • Symphony No.9, D.944, C major (Great) (AUG2018)
  • Schumann, Robert
  • Symphony No.4, op.120, D minor (03MAR2019)
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri
  • Chamber Symphony, op.110a (Kammersinfonie) (OCT2019)
  • Symphony No.5, Op.47 (JUL2017)
  • Sibelius, Jean
  • Finlandia, op.26, No.7 (20MAY2018)
  • Symphony No.2, op (AUG 2019)
  • Smetana, Bedrich
  • My Country (Ma Vlast): No.2. Vltava (The Moldau) (2020)
  • Sousa, John Phillip
  • Liberty Bell March (27JUN2017)
  • Stars and Stripes (26MAY2019 // JUN2018 // 27JUN2017)
  • Strauss, Johann
  • Frühlingsstimmen, op.410 (Voices of Spring) (12MAR2017)
  • Strauss, Richard
  • Also Sprach Zarathustra (Einleitung, oder Sonnenaufgang) (20MAY2018)
  • Stravinsky, Igor
  • Histoire du Soldat: Stravinsky, Igor (septet, full version) (13NOV2016)
  • The Firebird (Zhar’-ptitsa; L’oiseau de feu): Suite (1919 v.) (AUG2018)
  • Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
  • Marche Slave, op.31 (18MAR2018)
  • Nutcracker Suite, op.71a (03DEC2017)
  • Romeo & Juliet Fantasy Overture (FEB2020)
  • Serenade for Strings in C Major, op.48 (04OCT2019)
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph
  • English Folk Song Suite (28MAY2019)
  • Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (APR2019 // JUL2017)
  • Fantasia on Greensleeves (03DEC2017)
  • Verdi, Giuseppe
  • La Traviata “Act III Prelude” (18MAR2018)
  • Vivaldi, Antonio
  • Concerto for String Orchestra “alla rustica” (23NOV2019)
  • Gloria, RV 589 (23NOV2019)
  • Weber, Carl Maria von
  • Concertino, Clarinet, J.109, op.26, E flat major (12MAR2017)
  • Williams, John
  • Schindler’s List Suite (28OCT2018)
  • Star Wars Suite (arr.) (20MAY2018)
  • Superman March (Main Title) (20MAY2018)
  • Zaninelli, Luigi
  • The Star-Spangled Banner (arranged) (01OCT2017 // 27JUN2017 // 21MAY2017)
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