Curriculum Vitae

Education                             

D.M.A. University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music. Cincinnati, OH. Major: Piano Performance. Cognate: Music Theory, 2003-2007

M.M. Manhattan School of Music. New York, NY. Major: Piano Performance, 2000-2002

B.M. Indiana University at South Bend. South Bend, IN. Major: Piano Performance, 1996-2000

Major Teachers: Elizabeth and Eugene Pridonoff, Phillip Kawin, Alexander Toradze, Alexander Korsantiya, Maxim Mogilevsky, George Vatchnadze

 

University Experience                       

Tenured Full-Time Faculty, Central State University, August 2006 – present

Teaching duties include Music Theory I, II, and IV, Music Appreciation, Class Piano I, II, III, and IV, Applied Piano, Accompanying, Form and Analysis, Counterpoint, Piano Pedagogy, and Instrumental Accompanying

Founder and Program Director of Music Mentors at Central State University, a community outreach program that provides free applied music lessons to members of the Miami Valley community, October 2007 – present

 

University Service

Honors Program Advisory Council, 2013 – 2014

College Preview Day Faculty Presenter, November 2013

Chief Marshal, 2012 – 2015

Freshman Academy Faculty Presenter, Fall 2010, 2011, 2013

Faculty Recruiter, 2010 – present

Mu Phi Epsilon Co-Advisor, 2007 – present

 

Committee Assignments  

CHAS Dean Search Committee, 2015

University Senate Chair, 2014-present

University Senate Executive Committee, 2014 – present

Department Student Handbook Committee, 2014

CHAS Academic Policies Committee, 2012 – 2015

Promotion and Tenure Committee Chair, 2013 – 2014

Provost and VP of Academic Affairs Search Committee, 2012

Honors Day Committee, 2011 – 2015

Charter Day Committee, 2011 – 2015

Commencement Committee 2011 – 2015

Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2011 – 2014

FYS Advisory Board, 2011 – 2013

University College Curriculum Committee, 2011 – 2012

UCLC Advisory Committee, 2010 – 2011

Career Specialist Search Committee, July 2010

University Senate Nomination Committee, 200 8 – 2010

AAUP Nomination Committee, 2010 – 2011

 

Master Classes Given

University of Mount Union, Alliance, OH, February 2014

Winston Salem State University, Winston Salem, NC, February 2014

University of Texas – Pan American, Edinburg, TX, February 2014

University of Mount Union, Alliance, OH, February 2014

Ohio Music Teachers Association, Wilberforce, OH, February 2011,

Pittsburgh School of the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA, November 2010

Emerson School of the Arts, Gary, IN, October 2010

Whitney Young Magnet High School, Chicago, IL, October 2010

Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY, September 2010

World Piano Conference, Novi Sad, Serbia, August 2010

Dayton Piano Teachers Study Club, Dayton, OH, April 2010

 

Solo Performances

Huston-Tillotson University, Austin, Texas, November 2015

University of Mount Union, Alliance, OH, February 2014

Winston Salem State University, Winston Salem, NC, February 2014

University of Texas – Pan American, Edinburg, TX, February 2014

Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, February 2014

University of Fort Kent-Maine, Fort Kent, ME, December 2011

Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, December 2011

University of Texas-Brownsville, Brownsville, TX, November 2011

Eastern Kentucky University, Lexington, KY, September 2010

University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL, September 2010

World Piano Conference, Novi Sad, Serbia, August 2010

Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, August 2010

 

Chamber Music                    

Piano/Voice/Clarinet, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY, October 2016

Piano/Voice/Clarinet, Trinity Episcopal Church, Covington, KY, October 2016

Piano/Voice/Clarinet, Christ Episcopal Church, Dayton, OH, October 2016

Piano/Voice/Clarinet, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, October 2016

Piano Quartet, Wright State University, Fairborn, OH, November 2015

Piano/Voice, Ohio Northern University, Athens, OH, March 2015

Piano/Voice, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, April 2014

Septet, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, September 2013

Piano/Saxophone, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, April 2013

Piano/Voice, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, April 2013

Piano/Voice, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY, March 2013

Piano/Voice, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, March 2013

Piano/Voice, Chillicothe, OH, March 2013

Piano/Voice, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, January 2012

Percussion Ensemble Concert, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, April 2011

Piano/Voice, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, March 2011

Piano/Voice, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, March 2011

Piano/Voice, Dayton Music Club, Dayton, OH, February 2011

Piano/Voice, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, February 2011

Piano/Voice, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, October 2010

Dayton Chamber Winds, St.Helen’s Parish, Dayton, OH, May 2010

 

Choral Accompanying          

JW Chorale, St. Peter Paul Kirche, Offenburg, Germany, July 2017

JW Chorale, St. Fides Kirche, Bonndorf, Germany, July 2017

JW Chorale, Meinster Unserer Leiben Frau, Lindau, Germany, July 2017

JW Chorale, Liebfrauenkirche, Frankfurt, Germany, July 2017

JW Chorale, St. Gertrude Kirche, Hamburg, Germany, July 2017

JW Chorale, White House, Washington D.C., December 2015

JW Chorale, St. Peter Paul Kirche, Offenburg, Germany, June 2015

JW Chorale, Meinster Unserer Leiben Frau, Lindau, Germany, June 2015

JW Chorale, St. Marien Kirche, Bonndorf, Germany, June 2015

JW Chorale, St. Barbara Church, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic, June 2015

 

Academic Paper Presentations                   

“Discovering Your Purpose: The Secret to Never Working A Day in Your Life,” Central State University “Exhale, Experience, Excel: Living Like You Mean It Conference, March 2012

“Spirituality in the Music of William Grant Still and Zenobia Powell Perry,” Lecture Recital, Central State University, March 2011

 

Adjudication                       

Royal Conservatory of Music Specialist, 2014 – present

Ohio Federation of Music Clubs Junior Festival, March 2014

Chamber Music Yellow Springs Competition, First Round, 2014, 2016

Bowling Green State University, Concerto Competition, First Round, December 2013

AP Music Theory Table Leader, 2012 – 2015, 2017

AP Music Theory Reader, 2009 – 2011

Cedarville University Concerto Competition, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2015

 

Organizations

Bach Society of Dayton Board of Directors, 2012 – present

Ohio Federation of Music Clubs, 2010 – present

Culture Works Associate Board Member, 2009 – 2011

Mu Phi Epsilon, 2007 – present

Ohio Music Teachers Association, 2007 – present

Music Teachers National Association, 2007 – present