Presentations

Conference Presentations

2018

“Ensemble Ear Training With The HD-200: Utilizing the Yamaha Harmony Director in Rehearsal.” 2018 Pennsylvania Music Educators State Conference. (clinic presentation) – Yamaha HD-200 Clinic (PMEA – Full Packet)

2017

The 2017 Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps, Texas Bandmasters Association Convention. (clinic presentation)

“Ensemble Ear Training With The HD-200: Utilizing the Yamaha Harmony Director in Rehearsal.” Jefferson County Public Schools, Louisville KY. (clinic presentation)

2016

“Making Connections: Streamlining Rehearsals Through Conceptual Teaching” 2016 Kentucky Music Educators State Conference. (clinic presentation)

“Benchmarking Your Band: Strategies for Developing Budget Proposals with Your Administration.” 2016 CBDNA Athletic Band Symposium: University of Minnesota. (clinic presentation)

“Finder and Keepers: Successful Recruitment and Retention Strategies for Any Athletic Band Program” (panel discussion). 2016 CBDNA Athletic Band Symposium: University of Minnesota. (clinic presentation)

2015

“Building Your Brass Line: Tips and Tricks for Improving Your Marching Brass Section.” 2015 CBDNA Athletic Band Symposium: Colorado State University. (clinic presentation)

2014

“How to Speak Color Guard: Recruiting, Developing, and Integrating Color Guard in Your College Marching Band.” 2014 CBDNA Athletic Band Symposium: The University of Virginia. (clinic presentation)

2013

“Ensemble Rehearsal Techniques for The Contemporary Marching Band,” BOA Summer Symposium, Ball State University, Muncie Indiana. (clinic presentation)

“Developing Brass Fundamentals in Your Marching Band,” BOA Summer Symposium, Ball State University, Muncie Indiana. (clinic presentation)

2010

“Ensemble Rehearsal Techniques for The Contemporary Marching Band,” Oklahoma Bandmasters Association Convention, Broken Arrow OK. (clinic presentation)

Guest Lectures / Presentations

2014

“Understanding General Effect: Show Design, Coordination, & Communication With Your Marching Band,” The University of Indiana, Bloomington IN. (guest lecture)

2011

“Ensemble Rehearsal Techniques for The Contemporary Marching Band,” DCI ExSIGHTment of SOUND, Houston TX. (clinic presentation)

2010

“Ensemble Rehearsal Techniques for The Contemporary Marching Band,” DCI ExSIGHTment of SOUND, Houston TX. (clinic presentation)

2009

“Band as a Four Letter Word” Music 110 for Music Majors, Texas A & M University – Commerce. (guest lecture).

2008

“A Brief History of the Wind Band,” Music 185: The Concert Season. The University of Washington School of Music. (guest lecture).

“The History of Conducting,” Music 185: The Concert Season. The University of Washington School of Music. (guest lecture).

“The Great Conductors” Music 185: The Concert Season. The University of Washington School of Music. (guest lecture).

2007

“A Brief History of the Wind Band,” Music 185: The Concert Season. The University of Washington School of Music. (guest lecture).

“The History of Conducting,” Music 185: The Concert Season. The University of Washington School of Music. (guest lecture).

“The Great Conductors” Music 185: The Concert Season. The University of Washington School of Music. (guest lecture).

2006

“A Brief History of the Wind Band,” Music 185: The Concert Season. The University of Washington School of Music. (guest lecture).

“The History of Conducting,” Music 185: The Concert Season. The University of Washington School of Music. (guest lecture).

Honors/Awards

2016

College of Fine Arts Research Travel Grant, University of Kentucky

2014

College of Fine Arts Research Travel Grant, University of Kentucky

2011 – present

Yamaha Performing Artist