Curriculum Vitae

The following Curriculum Vitae is a highlighted version of a longer, more detailed document. A comprehensive CV, with detailed descriptions of research and publications, campus and professional service, creative and artistic activity, teaching assignments, and work history is available upon request.

EDUCATION
Doctor of Music, Choral Conducting. Texas Tech University, 2106.
Master of Music Education, Secondary Choral. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012.
Bachelor of Arts, Majors in Music, English. Luther College (IA), 2006.

TEACHING
2016-. Assistant Professor of Music, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.
2014-16. Instructor, Texas Tech University. Lubbock, Texas.
2013-16. Graduate Teaching Assistant, Texas Tech University. Lubbock, Texas.
2007-2014. Vocal Music Director, Chair for Fine Arts. Fort Dodge Community School District . Fort Dodge, Iowa.

CREATIVE & SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY
2018-. Maintaining and Improving Physical, Mental, and Emotional Wellness in First-Year Music Students at the Undergraduate Level. Research ongoing.
2018-. Choral Music of the French Baroque. Recordings and published research pending. Performance of Charpentier’s Te Deum h.146 at the 2017 Las Vegas Baroque Festival. Upcoming performance of Schutz’s Johannespassion and Hammerschmidt Deutsches Magnificat.
2016. The Influence of Plainsong on the Sacred Choral Music of Healey Willan. Doctoral Dissertation, Texas Tech University. Article conversion for scholarly publication under review.
2011-. Standards-Based Assessment in the Secondary Ensemble Classroom. An ongoing series of documents and workshops for teachers, faculty, administrators, and pre-service music educators based on action research in a Title I, rural school high school. Adopted by individual educators and entire school districts across the United States.

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION
2018-. American Choral Directors Asssociation, Nevada Chapter, Collegiate R&R chair.
2018-. Society for Music Teacher Education (NAfME), Nevada Representative.
2017-. American Choral Directors Association, Western Division, registrar and conference planning committee.
2017-. Nevada Music Educators Association state board. College Representative.
2016-. Various faculty and campus committees, UNLV.
2016-. Keep Singing Project, Nevada Representative.