Education

University of Maryland Doctor of Musical Arts 2019

Carnegie Mellon University Master of Music 2012

Westminster Choir College Bachelor of Music 2010

Manhattan School of Music Precollege Diploma 2006


Teaching

University of Maryland Instructor, Fall 2016 & Summer 2018

Undergraduate: Fundamentals of Music

Teaching Assistant (Aural Skills), Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

Undergraduate: Theory of Music I, Theory of Music II, Advanced Theory of Music I, Advanced Theory of Music II

Catholic University of America Guest Speaker April 21, 2017

Graduate: Composing for the Liturgy -on score engraving

Carnegie Mellon University Teaching Assistant 2010 - 2012

Undergraduate: Harmony I, Harmony II

Westminster Choir College Peer Tutor 2007 - 2010

Graduate: Graduate Musicianship, Seminar in Music History, Contemporary History & Theory

Undergraduate: Basic Musicianship, Musicianship I, Musicianship II, Musicianship III, Contemporary Techniques, Form & Analysis, Counterpoint, Music Historiography I, Music Historiography II

Private Teaching Studio 2016 - current


Publications

Psalm 27. New York, NY: Transcontinental Music Publications, 2012

Drawing Number One. Großrosseln, Germany: Musikverlag Hayo, 2010


Honors & Grants

Chorosynthesis Holiday Carol Competition 2017

International Federation for Choral Music Composition Competition Honorable Mention 2011

Carnegie Mellon University Graduate Research Grant 2011

Westminster Choir College Commencement Anthem Composition Competition 2010

Hoke Church Music Composition Award 2009

Julianne Phillips Composition Award 2008 & 2007

Chanticleer Student Composition Award Honorable Mention 2007

Larissa J. Blatterman Award 2006


Recent Commissions

City of Shadows (2018) SATB chorus. Commissioned by Rick Seele for Thomas Circle Singers

Be Glad in the Lord (2017) SATB + organ. Commissioned by Grace Episcopal Church, Lexington, VA, to commemorate the choir's 2017 tour to Wells Cathedral, UK.

A Good Play (2015) SATB chorus. Commissioned by Six Degree Singers, Silver Spring, Maryland

Angels We Have Heard On High (2013) 3tpt, 2tbn, tba. Commissioned by Cyril Murphy for the Duke Memorial United Methodist Church, Durham, North Carolina

Iron Town (2012) Wind Band (Middle School). Commissioned by Donald Van Teyens for the Martin J. Ryerson Middle School Band, Ringwood, New Jersey

December Songs (2012) Orchestra + Soprano. Orchestration of Maury Yeston's song cycle commissioned by Thomas Douglass for the Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony Orchestra, Newton, Kansas. With Robert Randazzo.

Only Waiting (2010) SATB + organ. Commissioned by Alex Benestelli for The Lammington Presbyterian Church, Bedminster, New Jersey

Himmelsknabe (2009) SSAA + harp. Commissioned by Sun Min Lee for the Westminster Chapel Choir.

A complete list of works is available here.


Directing

StageFree Music Artistic Director 2015 - present

TEMPO Artistic Director 2018 - 2019

The Lorem Ipsum Ensemble Director 2011 - 2012

Westminster Composers' Ensemble Conductor 2007 - 2010

The Lakeland Chorale Assistant Conductor 2004 - 2006

The Lakeland Band & Wind Ensemble Student Conductor 2005 - 2006


Professional Ensembles

The Washington Chorus Professional Core 2015 - present

Thomas Circle Singers Sectional Leader/Soloist 2014 - present

Choirs of St Paul's K Street Section Leader/Soloist 2012 - present

The Pittsburgh Camerata Member 2010 - 2012

Westminster Choir Member 2008 - 2010

Mid-America Productions Professional Core 2006 - 2012


Discography

Noël. Westminster Choir. Conducted by Joe Miller. Westminster Choir College, 2010

Flower of Beauty. Westminster Choir. Conducted by Joe Miller. Westminster Choir College, 2009


Representative PERFORMANCES

National Symphony Orchestra Christoph Eschenbach. Mahler Symphony No. 2. The Kennedy Center. June 1 - 3, 2017

The Washington Chorus Julian Wachner. Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 1. The Kennedy Center. November 22, 2015

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Pops Jack Everly. Do You Hear The People Sing? Heinz Hall. April 12 - 15, 2012

San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas. Mahler Symphony No. 2. Kimmel Center & Carnegie Hall. March 23 & 26, 2010

Orchestra of St Luke's Sir Roger Norrington. Beethoven Symphony No. 9. Carnegie Hall. February 21, 2010

Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Helmuth Rilling. Bach Magnificat, Cantatas BWV 29 & 146. Kimmel Center. February 12, 2010

Orchestra of St Luke's John Adams. Adams El Niño. Carnegie Hall. December 13, 2009

Berlin State Opera Orchestra Pierre Boulez. Mahler Symphony No. 2, Symphony No. 8. Carnegie Hall. May 7 & 15, 2009

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Mariss Jansons. Beethoven Symphony No. 9. Carnegie Hall. March 14, 2009

New York Philharmonic Kurt Masur. Mendelssohn Die Erste Walpurgisnacht. Lincoln Center. February 4 - 7, 2009

New York Philharmonic Ton Koopman. Handel Messiah. Lincoln Center. December 17 - 20, 2008

Philadelphia Orchestra Christoph Eschenbach. Mahler Symphony No. 8. Kimmel Center & Carnegie Hall. April 30 - May 5, 2008

A current list of performances is available here.


Affiliations

American Choral Directors Association Member 2010 - 2013

American Composers' Forum Member 2010 - 2013

ASCAP Member 2015 - present

Pi Kappa Lambda, Theta Xi Member 2012 - present

Society for Music Theory Member 2017 - present

TEMPO New Music Ensemble Steering Committee member 2017 - present


Administrative Experience

The Clarice Artist Partner Program Graduate Assistant 2016 - 2017

StageFree Music Artistic Director 2015 - present

The Kennedy Center Group Sales Associate 2013 - 2016