Experience

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Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA  http://music.cmu.edu
Artist Lecturer in Eurhythmics, August 1999 – present
Assistant Director, Dalcroze Training Center http://music.cmu.edu/dalcroze 

School of Music
Dalcroze Eurhythmics I required course for all undergraduate music majors, 1997 – present
Dalcroze Eurhythmics II required course for all undergraduate music majors, 1999 – present
Dalcroze Eurhythmics III required course for all undergraduate music majors, 2010 – present
Dalcroze Eurhythmics IV required course for all undergraduate music majors, 2015 – present
Vocal Methods, a required course for all instrumental music education candidates, spring 2002 – present
Dalcroze Pedagogy, a required course for Dalcroze Certificate candidates, fall 2006 – present
Curriculum Committee, 2011 – present
Music Education Search Committee, 2013 – 2014
Musicianship Division Chair, 2010-2011, 2013 – 2014
Committee Head, DMA in Dalcroze Pedagogy, 2008 – 2010
Music Head Search Committee, 2006-2007 Private Voice Studio, School of Music Extension Division
Piano Class, Fall 1995 

School of Drama
Private Voice Studio teacher to Master’s degree actors, 1996 – 1998
Music Skills, 1995 – 1996, a required course for all musical theater majors.
    class teaches Solfège, Eurhythmics, and Music Theory jointly.


The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh http://www.themendelssohn.org/ 
Music Director, Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, May 2015 – Present 

Pittsburgh High School for the Creative and Performing Arts  http://capahs.pghboe.net
Voice Faculty, September 1994 – present Opera Workshop, Chamber Choir, Private Voice, Eurhythmics instructor grades 9 – 12
Vocal Department Head, September 1994 – 2001
Department Head Responsibilities:
    Coordinated all Vocal Department activities
    Planned and implemented scheduling and student groupings
    Curriculum Committee, Chair
    Recruitment and Audition Committee, Chair

Opera Theater of Pittsburgh http://www.operatheaterpittsburgh.org
Chorus Master, September 1999 – 2010 Audition, hire, teach, prepare choruses for OTP mainstage operas

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA  http://music.cmu.edu/precollege
Director, School of Music Summer Pre-College Program, March 2002 – present
Pre-College Faculty, Summer 1993 – 2007
Administrator of a six week summer residential program for high school juniors and seniors.
Private and Class Voice, School of Drama, 1996 – 2007
Eurhythmics, School of Music, 1993 – 1995 

Private Voice and Piano Teacher, 1993 – present

Samuel Barber Institute for Music Educators 
http://www.wcupa.edu/CVPA/indexSOM.asp 
West Chester University of Pennsylvania Guest Faculty, July 2008
Taught Dalcroze Eurhythmics: Experiencing Rhythm in your Whole Body 
 
University of Pittsburgh Department of Theatre Arts http://www.play.pitt.edu/
Adjunct Faculty, January 2008 – May 2008
Taught “Music for Actors” and music directed the mainstage play, Arthur Miller’s, American Clock

President, Dalcroze Society of America, 2002 – 2004  http://www.dalcrozeusa.org/
Vice President, Dalcroze Society of America, 2000 – 2002
Organized and planned the 2004 Dalcroze Society of America National Conference

Duquesne University, City Music Center, Pittsburgh, PA  
http://www.music.duq.edu/cmc.html
Eurhythmics Teacher, September 2000 – May 2001, September 1993 – May 1995
Taught traditional Dalcroze Eurhythmics classes, ages 3 – 10. 
These classes were through an outreach arm of the CMC in the 
East Liberty and Squirrel Hill communities in Pittsburgh, PA.

Glen Montessori School, Sewickley, PA   
http://www.glenmontessori.org
Eurhythmics Teacher, September 1994 – May 1996
Taught Dalcroze Eurhythmics classes, ages 3–6 

Civic Light Opera Mini Stars, Pittsburgh, PA  
Music Director, September 1994 – May 1995 
Conducting, arranging, accompanying Broadway style performance troop, 1st–12th grade 

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA   
http://music.cmu.edu/preparatoryschool/
Preparatory School Eurhythmics Teacher, September 1992 – May 1995
Taught traditional, instructional Dalcroze Eurhythmics classes, grades K – 5
Taught exploratory, experiential Dalcroze Eurhythmics classes, ages 3 & 4

Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh  
http://www.themendelssohnchoir.org/junior.html
Voice Faculty, 1995 – 1996 season
Baritone section coach and mentor

Pittsburgh Board of Public Education http://www.pghboe.net/
Public School Substitute Teacher, spring 1994
Substituted in over 35 schools in 5 months, grades K – 12.