TEACHING EXPERIENCE

WEBSTER CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

September 2007 - Present

I have taught numerous ensembles at Schroeder and Thomas High Schools and Willink Middle School, including concert bands, jazz ensembles, small group lessons, and extra-curricular chamber ensembles. I helped design the curriculum for a music technology class, have advised an after school music technology club, and was the stage manager for school music performances and outside dance companies. I have been a lead teacher for the high school music department, and have served on numerous job interview committees. I have organized numerous music department trips to Disney World, New York City, and Boston. My ensembles have performed at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, the Webster Jazz Festival, New York State School Music Association major organization festivals and Winter Conference sessions. My students have been selected to perform at All-County, Area All-State, Conference All-State, and All-National Ensembles.

ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Fall 2008

Adjunct Faculty

  • Director of saxology jazz ensemble

  • Woodwind Instructor - saxophone & flute

PALMYRA-MACEDON HIGH SCHOOL

September 2005 - August 2007

While at Palmyra-Macedon, I taught concert bands, jazz ensembles, small group lessons, and AP Music Theory. My extra-curricular responsibilities included a parade band, pep band, musical pit orchestra director, and lighting & sound director. Additionally, I designed and implemented a music technology studio and founded and directed a music technology club.

VISITING LECTURER AT GETTYSBURG COLLEGE

February 18-20, 2018

POSTER PRESENTATION AT NYSSMA WINTER CONFERENCE

December 4, 2017

PRESENTATIONS AND RESEARCH

PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEES AND LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC COOPERATING TEACHER

September 2009 - Present

EASTMAN COMMUNITY MUSIC SCHOOL MUSIC EDUCATORS' WIND ENSEMBLE

Fall 2012 - present

NEW YORK ALL-STATE SOLO FESTIVAL COORDINATOR (ZONE 2)

2013 - Present

ORLEANS ALL-COUNTY SENIOR HIGH BAND CONDUCTOR

February 2015

MONROE COUNTY JAZZ SOLO AND ALL-COUNTY FESTIVAL CO-COORDINATOR

2012 - 2015