EDUCATION

 

Eastman School of Music

Bachelor of Music in performance with Academic Distinction and Performer's Certificate of Excellence, with Richard Killmer (1988) 

Chamber music coaching with Jan DeGaetani

SUNY at Stony Brook, New York

Master of Music in performance, Studies with Ronald Roseman (1990)

Chamber Music coaching with Julius Levine and Timothy Eddy

DMA in oboe performance (2005)


TEACHING

 

McGill University's Schulich School of Music, Assistant Professor of Oboe (2012-)

Bowling Green State University, Assistant Professor of Oboe (2007-2012) 

BGSU's MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music, Director (2010-2012)

Montclair State University, adjunct professor (2005-)

Mannes College of Music, Oboe Instructor (1995-)

Hofstra University, Adjunct Professor (2002-)

Private Studio, New York City (1995-)


MASTERCLASSES + LECTURE PRESENTATIONS

 

February 20-25, 2005
Residency at University of California, San Diego
Performance/lecture on Berio's Sequenza VIIa
Student composition reading

October 23-25, 2005
Residency at University of California, San Diego
Meeting with student composers, recording their solo works written for Jacqueline Leclair, and presenting a collaborative lecture with one of the doctoral students, Steve Hoey.

Manhattan School of Music Woodwind Class Lectures (2002 - present)

Eastman School of Music Oboe Studio Class (2003)

Mannes College of Music, Composition Seminar performance/lecture on Berio's Sequenza VIIa (2002)

International Double Reed Society International Conference, lecture/demonstration on Berio's Sequenza VIIa (2002)

Mannes College, 2-hour lecture for composers (2001)

U. of North Carolina-Greensboro, 2-hour class for oboists and composers (2001)

North Carolina School of the Arts Oboe & Composition classes (Performance/Lecture) (2001 )

Brigham Young University Oboe studio masterclass (2001)

Brigham Young University School of Music departmental lecture series (2001)

UCLA Oboe Studio (Performance/Lecture) (2000)

Eastman School of Music Oboe Studio (1999)

IDRS Conference in Madison, WI (Performance/Lecture) (1999)

California State Sacramento Oboe Studio (1998)

Eastman School of Music Oboe Studio (Performance/Lecture) (1998)