Resumé

 

Orchestral Conducting Experience:

 

2017-present     Music Director & Conductor, West Hawaii Dance Theatre, Kailua-Kona, HI
2016-present     Artistic Director & Conductor, Kamuela Philharmonic Orchestra, Waimea, HI

2015                    Guest Conductor, Georgia Symphony Orchestra, Marietta, GA

2015                    Guest Conductor, Kamuela Philharmonic Orchestra, Waimea, HI

2014-2018          Conductor, Genesius Guild Summer Opera, Rock Island, IL

2013, 14              Assistant Conductor, Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra, Munster, IN

2004-present     Music Director, Muscatine Symphony Orchestra, Muscatine, IA

2007-present     Music Director, Clinton Symphony Orchestra, Clinton, IA

2006-2012         Music Director, Bradley Symphony Orchestra, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

2009-2012         Conductor, Central Illinois Youth Symphony, Morton, IL

2008                   Conductor, Illinois Wesleyan Civic Orchestra, Bloomington, IL (Interim)

2004-2006         Music Director, Muscatine Youth Symphony Orchestra, Muscatine, IA

2002-2004         Assistant Conductor, Muncie Symphony Orchestra, Muncie, IN

2001-2004         Conductor, Assistant Conductor, Ball State University Symphony Orchestra, Muncie, IN

2001-2004         Music Director, East Central Indiana Youth Symphony Orchestra, Muncie, IN

2001                   Conductor, Instructor, Indian Prairie School District No. 24, Aurora, IL

1998-2000         Assistant Conductor, Symphony Orchestra, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2019                  Guest Conductor, NUIC Band Festival, Lanark, IL

2018                   Guest Conductor, Illinois Music Educators Association, District 4 Festival, Macomb, IL
2016                   Guest Conductor, Iowa Music Educators Association Junior All-State Festival, Ames, IA

2011                   Guest Conductor, Illinois Music Educators Association, District 3 Festival, Normal, IL

2010                   Guest Conductor, Idaho Falls Symphony Orchestra, Idaho Falls, ID

2008                   Guest Conductor, Lomzynska Orkiestra Kameralna, Lomza Poland

2008                   Guest Conductor, Illinois Music Educators Association, District 2 & 8 Festival, DeKalb, IL

2006-2009         Guest Conductor/Cover Conductor, Central Illinois Youth Symphony Orchestra, Morton, IL

2005                   Guest Conductor, Quad Cities Symphony Orchestra, Moline, IL

2004                   Guest Conductor, Marion Philharmonic Orchestra, Marion, IN

2002-2004         Guest Conductor, Muncie Symphony Orchestra, Muncie, IN

2002                   Guest Conductor, Lecturer, Taylor University, Upland, IN

2000                   Guest Conductor, Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra, Munster, IN

 

Education:

 

                          Doctor of Arts in Orchestral Conducting, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

                                        Cognate Area in Double Bass Performance ABD

2000                 Master of Music, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

                                        Primary Emphasis in Orchestral Conducting

1994                 Bachelor of Music, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 

                                       Major in Music Performance Double Bass
 

Awards/Special Recognition:

2018                 World Premiere - Lincoln Speaks of Liberty, David Stern, Muscatine Symphony Orchestra

2016                 Iowa Premiere - Dreamtime Ancestors for Orchestra, Christopher Theofanidis, Clinton Symphony Orchestra

2014                 Iowa Premiere – Someday, Bob Moore, Muscatine Symphony Orchestra

2013                 Iowa Premiere – Lincoln Highway Suite: Prairie View, Clinton Symphony Orchestra

2010                 Iowa Premiere – Chasing Light, Joseph Schwantner, Clinton Symphony Orchestra

2009                 World Premiere Commission – Photographic Memories, Tracey Rush, Muscatine Symphony Orchestra

                          World Premiere – Symphony No. 2, David Stern, Muscatine Symphony Orchestra

2005                 Phi Kappa Lambda Honor Society Inductee, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

                          “Certificate of Achievement”, Graduate School, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

2004                 World Premiere – Henry David Thoreau contemplates eternity at Walden Pond, David Stern

                          ‘Outstanding Graduate Student’ – Ball State University, School of Music, Muncie, IN

2002                 World Premiere – March for Liberty, Op. 74, Robert Hagenbuch Jr.

 

 

Relevant Non-Musical Experience and Awards:

 

1998-2006         United States Marine Corps Reserve, Comp. C, 6th Engineer Support Battalion, Peoria, IL

                            Received Honorable Discharge - 2006

                            Marine – Military Occupational Specialty of Combat Engineer

2003                   Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom – mobilized for active duty on January 14th, 2003

                                                   Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal                  Army Achievement Medal

                                                   Selected Marine Corps Reserve Medal                             Presidential Unit Citation

                                                   Armed Forces Reserve Medal                                            Sea Service Deployment Ribbon

                                                   Global War of Terrorism Expeditionary Medal               National Defense Service Medal

 

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