Résumé

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Education:

  • Doctorate of Musical Arts in Composition, The University of Maryland College Park, (Current)
  • Masters of Music in Performance in Orchestral Conducting, University of Louisville, (May 2015)
  • Masters of Music in Composition, University of Louisville, (May 2013)
  • Bachelor of Music Composition, The College of Wooster, (May 2011)

Professional:

  • Composition and Conducting Instructor at the Santa Rosa Symphony’s Summer Academy, (Summer 2015 - Summer 2016)
  • Music Director, Thompson Street Opera Company, (Summer 2013 - Summer 2015)
  • Apprentice Conductor to the Louisville Orchestra, (Fall 2014 - Spring 2015)
  • Apprentice Conductor to the Kentucky Opera, (Fall 2014 - Spring 2015)
  • Assistant Conductor to the Louisville Youth Orchestra, (Fall 2014 - Spring 2015)
  • Conductor with University of Louisville String Academy, (Fall 2014 - Spring 2015)

Selected Honors and Awards:

  • Flagship Fellowship recipient at the University of Maryland College Park, highly competitive university wide fellowship awarded to ten Graduate Students across all disciplines (August 2015 – Current)
  • One of three composers selected to write a “New Enigma” for the University of Maryland Symphony  Orchestra. Featured in a performance of Elgar’s Enigma Variations (October 2015)
  • Solo piano work commissioned by Dr. Krista Wallace-Boaz (September 2015)
  • Commissioned by the University of Louisville Orchestra to write 12 Haiku, a song cycle for mezzo-soprano and orchestra (May 2015)
  • Bloom, orchestral work selected for the Lexington Philharmonic New Music Experiment, a workshop, performance and masterclass with Adam Schoenberg (April 2014)
  • What Wondrous Love for SATB Choir commissioned by Lisa Wong and The College of  Wooster Alumni Chorus (June 2013) 
  • Cumulonimbus, Orchestral Work selected for performance in The University of  Louisville New Music Festival (November 2012) 
  • Grand Prize Winner, PARMA Student Composers Competition for Awakening, for piano quartet. Published and recorded by PARMA Recordings, released on the Navona label (August 2012)
  • Cumulonimbus, Orchestral work selected for master class and reading with Esa-Pekka Salonen at the University of Louisville (2012)
  • Moritz Von Bomhard Fellowship, The University of Louisville, (2011-2013) 
  • American Day, for solo clarinet and high voice commissioned by David Thomas, Principal Clarinet, Columbus (OH) Symphony Orchestra (2009)
  • Aurora, Orchestral work selected to open 93rd subscription season, Wooster Symphony Orchestra (October 2009)