Education & Experience

Education

DMA University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2003, Trombone Performance
MM University of New Mexico, 1996, Trombone Performance
BM University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1995, Trombone Performance

AVID Pro Tools HD Certified Expert – Music, 2012

Professional Experience

Professional Assistant Professor of Music, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, 2013-present

Responsibilities

  • Teach the following course
    • Recording Techniques I
    • Recording Techniques II
    • Live Sound
  • FOH Duties for the Performing Arts Center
    • Corpus Christi Symphony
    • Corpus Christi Live! Concert Series

Assistant Professor of Music, Bethel University, McKenzie, Tennessee, 2010-2013

Responsibilities

  • Taught the following courses
    • Trombone, Tuba and Euphonium Lessons
    • Brass Methods
    • Brass Ensemble
    • Music Fundamentals
    • Music Theory III
    • Recording Techniques I
    • Recording Techniques II
    • Mixing Audio
    • Mastering Audio
    • Audio for Media Applications
    • Live Sound Engineering
    • Introduction to MIDI
    • Concert Stage and Lighting Design
    • Chamber Recital Recording
  • Supervise Junior, Senior Recording Projects
  • Organize the creation of a Recording Studio
    • Redesign of existing structure into a recording studio environment
    • Selection and acquisition of recording equipment

 

Instructional Technology Consultant, School of Music, UNC Greensboro, 2001-2010

Responsibilities

  • Instruct faculty in technology: general and music specific
  • Instruct faculty in use of classroom multimedia teaching stations
  • Content creation for use in course management system
  • Provide support for development of professional presentation
  • Serve as a consultant in equipment purchases for grants
  • Help devise student expectations in the use of technology
  • Support music education students to create Technology Portfolios

 

Tippy Canoe Sound, Proprietor, 2002-2010

Responsibilities

  • Record classical recitals for local artists
  • Record concerts for UNCG choral ensembles
  • Record choral works for Hinshaw Music
  • Record local bands for demo releases
  • Record local bands for commercial releases
  • Video editing, design, and production of DVDs for local artists

 

Adjunct Professor of Music, School of Music, UNC Greensboro, 2000-2001

Responsibilities

  • Teach private trombone lessons
  • Teach Brass Methods
  • Support music education students with Technology Portfolios
  • Redesign School of Music website
  • Create on-line calendar and scheduling system for the School of Music

 

Technology Educator Support System Clinician, MakeMusic, 1999-Present

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate the use of SmartMusic and Finale
  • Provide SmartMusic and Finale clinics,  workshops, and in-services

 

Instructional Technology Consultant, UNC Greensboro, 1998-2000

Responsibilities

  • Installation of new computers and hardware upgrades
  • Troubleshooting hardware and software problems
  • Primary consultant for the Bryan School of Business

 

Assistant Video Manager/Program Coordinator, Video TeleLearning and TeleConferencing, UNC Greensboro, 1996-1998

Responsibilities

  • Broadcast telelearning classes from UNC Greensboro
  • Receive classes from other North Carolina Research and Education Network sites
  • Monitor and maintain audio and video quality
  • Prepare presentations for broadcast over video network

 

Graduate Teaching Assistantships, UNC Greensboro, 1996-1999

Responsibilities

  • Private trombone instruction
  • Brass methods instruction
  • Assistant conductor trombone ensemble
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Audio recording instruction and scheduling
  • Technology and computer instruction and repair

 

Graduate Performance Fellowship, University of New Mexico, 1995-1996

Responsibilities

  • Maintain SmartMusic Studio
  • Compiled course text for Electronic Music entitled Basic Reference Material for Musicians and the Internet