Composer & Arranger
SKILLS & AWARDS
Doc Severinsen International Composition Contest
Performances of compositions at national and regional music conferences
Many commissions from universities, high schools, solo artists, chamber ensembles
Highly proficient with Finale music notation software (20 years experience); educated and accurate in best practices in modern engraving of music
Extensive use of Logic Pro, Pro Tools, and other audio editing and sequencing software
Wide-ranging experience in coordinating and leading rehearsals, formal and informal meetings, and hiring musicians
Flexible and proficient musical performer (jazz/pop charts, constrained improvisation, etc.)
Good interpersonal and leadership skills from ten years of working in coordinator positions and teaching positions in higher education, including one year as Music Program Head
Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (typing speed = 60+ wpm)
Finale music notation software
Logic Pro X, Pro Tools
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Facile composer/arranger/copyist with over twenty years of experience writing original and adapted music, preparing performance materials, and rehearsing and conducting a wide variety of amateur and professional musical groups in many genres.
Extensive background and high comfort level with music theory and pedagogy, with over ten years of full-time teaching and leadership in higher education.
Proficient performer on piano, euphonium/tuba, and voice in a wide variety of styles. Experience in conducting vocal and instrumental ensembles.