Teaching Experience

Adjunct Professor of Vocal Music Western Michigan University

Vocal Music Director, College of Fine Arts Music Theatre Governance Committee
Western Michigan University College of Fine Arts Accreditation Committee

Author Accreditation Guidelines for Music Theatre Program approved by the National Academic Committee

Music Theatre Performance Program Undergraduate Advisor

Voice Adjudicator Michigan Schools

Voice Adjudicator for WMU School of Music 

Voice Adjudicator for WMU Music Theatre Program Student Auditions

Vocal Music Instructor Northwest University - Kirkland, WA

Conducting Experience


Highline United Methodist Church Music Director  - 11 years

Federal Way United Methodist Music Director - 3 years

Federal Way United Methodist Church Hand Bell Choir Director
Ionia Presbyterian Church Choral Music Director 3 years

Ionia Presbyterian Church Hand Bell Choir Director
Guest conductor for South King County Methodist Church Cluster Choirs

 

Education


University of Michigan Bachelors Degree with Distinction

University of Michigan Masters Degree with Honors
Distinguished member of Phi Kappa Lambda
Doctoral Candidate University Washington School of Music

 

Affiliations


National Association of Teachers of Singing
National Federation of Music Clubs
Michigan Schools Vocal Music Association

Honorary Soprano Soloist St. Cecilia Music Society 

Publications

UW Voice class featured on NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw December 1991

King 5 News UW Christmas Voice Class December 1991

"Learn to Sing"  by Susanne Kivela; Sceptre Publishing Company 1995