Teaching:

Luther College Fall 1997-2003. Decorah, IA. Assistant Professor of Music.

• Instructed twenty-nine private voice students per week; prepared students for half-recitals and full recitals.

• Directed Collegium Musicum; auditioned singers for the ensemble; chose appropriate repertoire prior to 1750; coached students on language, style, and vocal technique in early music; performed a final concert at the end of each semester.

• From 1997-2001, taught four sections of Voice Class, including Vocal Methods for Instrumental Majors.

• Collaborated with colleagues on faculty recitals; Performed yearly faculty solo recitals.

Dorian Opera Theater, Fall 1999-2002. Decorah, IA. Director of the Apprentice Program.

• Worked closely with Artistic Director, Dr. Jessical Paul, in casting professional and apprentice roles for mainstage productions

• Chose repertoire for apprentice show; Fostered apprentices during their time in Decorah.

Dorian Vocal Camp, Summers of 1998-2000. Decorah, IA. Voice Teacher.

• Taught voice lessons to junior high and high school students; Taught voice performance classes based in a masterclass format

Lebanon Valley College , Fall 2003-present. Annville, PA. Associate Professor of Music.

• Instruct a yearly average of approximately thirty-two private voice students per week; prepare students for recitals (half, full, Campus, Public, and sophomore evaluations)

• Teach Vocal Pedagogy; students learn rudimentary knowledge of vocal physiology and health, are introduced to knowledge of current research in the field, and discover the practical application of acquired knowledge through teaching.

• Teach Diction; students learn the International Phonetic Alphabet and use it to pronounce German, French, Italian, and English.

• Teach Vocal Literature; students are acquainted with repertoire sung in German, French, Italian, and English.

• Teach Voice Class; students are introduced to basic vocal technique and are prepared to pass the Vocal Proficiency.

• Collaborate with colleagues on faculty recitals

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