Biographical Sketch

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Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)

Choral Conducting

Minor: Music Theory

University of South Carolina

Master of Music (MM) 

Choral Conducting/Vocal Pedagogy

UNC - Greensboro 


Bachelor of Music (BM) 

Sacred Music/Organ Performance

East Carolina University

University of Notre Dame

McGrath Institute

Diploma in Liturgical Theology

Indiana University

Graduate Certificate in

Higher Education/Student Affairs Administration 


UNC - Greensboro  

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

in Choral Music Education

Primary Teachers

Organ: Robert Parkins & Janette Fishell

Choral Conducting: Daniel Bara, Welburn Young, Karen Kennedy, Larry Wyatt.


Protestant & Synagogue Music

Elementary, Secondary, & Collegiate Teaching

Community Choral Organizations

Community Music Schools

Private Instruction in Music

Association Management




Research Interests

Choral Pedagogy and the Aging Singer

The Left-handed Choral Conductor

Historical Performance Practice in Choral Performance

The Church Musician and the Chamber Orchestra

Ethics Among Church Musicians


Collegiate Teaching Competencies/Experience

Choral Ensembles

Choral Methods

Applied Voice

Fundamentals of Music Theory

Music Theory I

Music Theory II

Aural Skills I

Aural Skills II

Music Appreciation

Piano Proficiency/Group Piano Class       

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