I currently working on my Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Music Education at University of South Florida in Tampa, FL.
I am actively serving as music director to the Effingham Community Orchestra.
Following my PhD, I will be seeking employment as Professor of Music Education, Director of Orchestras at a University, and/or Conductor of a Symphony Orchestra.
I would enjoy future opportunities to conduct orchestras and other ensembles as well as other music education experiences.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Middle School and High School Teaching Experience
Orchestra, Guitar, Music Appreciation, Chorus, and Band
Master's of Music in Music Education from Georgia Southern University.
Cognate Areas: Violin Orchestral Performance, Orchestral Conducting, and Educational Methodology
In January 2020, I presented at the Georgia Music Educators Association annual state conference with my research poster titled The Inception of Class String Instruction in United States Public Schools.
Bachelors of Music in Music Education from Georgia Southern University.
Areas of Study: French horn, Orchestral Conducting
I also guest conducted with the Georgia Southern Symphony in 1-2 concerts per semester while studying conducting.
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, Graduate Research Fellow.
Effingham Community Orchestra Director, Rincon, GA.
1st Prize, International Conductors Workshop, Atlanta, GA, July 2017.
Winner, International Conductors Workshop, Atlanta, GA, January 2019.
CONDUCTING TEACHERS AND MENTORS