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Current
Music Director: Rensselaer Orchestra and Concert Choir
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY
2013 – present


Recent Professional Experience

2011 – pres. | Music Staff / Score Reader: Live from Lincoln Center & PBS | New York, NY
2014 – 2016 | Director of Choral Activities: The Walden School Creative Musician’s Retreat | Dubin, NH
2012 / 14 / 16 | Music Staff : All Star Orchestra with Gerard Schwarz | New York, NY
2009 – 2013 | Music Director: Florilegium Chamber Choir | New York, NY
2011 – 2013 | Music Supervisor: Giants Are Small | New York, NY
2013 | ASCAP Nissim Prize jury member | New York, NY
2012 | Conductor / Producer: Orchestra Sempiternam | Norwalk, CT
2010 – 2013 | Director/Principal Conductor: Ensemble Sospeso | New York, NY
2006 – 2010 | Founding Music Director: Opera Cabal | Chicago, IL
2008 – 2009 | Director: South Hadley Chorale & Orchestra | South Hadley, MA
2003 – 2008 | Conductor: UCSD Graduate New Music Ensemble | La Jolla, CA
2007 – 2008 | Asst. Conductor: La Jolla Symphony La Jolla, CA
2006 – 2007 | Director: Capella Chamber Choir | Encinitas, CA
2008 / 2012 | Production Manager: Norfolk Chamber Music Festival | Norfolk, CT

Guest Conducting Credits
2017 | Pauline Oliveros Memorial Concert | Park Ave. Armory | New York, NY
2017 | ECCE (East Coast Chamber Ensemble) | Boston Atheneum | Boston, MA
2016 | International Contemporary Ensemble | CRAIVE Lab | Troy, NY
2016 | Anagram Ensemble | New York, NY
2016 | Guest Artist Series | EMPAC | Troy, NY
2016 | Encompass New Opera Theatre | BAM | Brooklyn, NY
2015 | International Contemporary Ensemble | BAM | Brooklyn, NY
2015 | Beijing Modern Music Festival | NCPA | Beijing, China
2015 | The Mad Coyote | New York, NY
2015 | Monday Evening Concerts | Zipper Hall | Los Angles, CA
2015 | Manhattan School of Music Composer Projects | New York, NY
2014 | ensemble sans maître | Tenri Cultural Institute | New York, NY
2014 | The Mad Coyote / Music at First | Brooklyn, NY
2013 | Issue Project Room Artist in Residence Series | Brooklyn, NY
2013 | Manhattan School of Music Doctoral Recitals | New York, NY
2013 | Ensemble Moto Perpetuo | New York, NY
2013 | Iktus Percussion Ensemble | New York, NY
2013 | Sextuor | New York, NY
2012 | Ensemble Moto Perpetuo | New York, NY
2012 | Iktus Percussion Ensemble | New York, NY
2012 | Yarn/Wire | Brooklyn, NY
2011 | Ensemble Moto Perpetuo | New York, NY
2011 | Pocket Opera New York | New York, NY
2010 | TACTUS Ensemble | New York, NY
2009 | Talea Ensemble | New York, NY
2009 | Columbia Stages | New York, NY
2008 | Manhattan School of Music New Orchestral Readings Series | New York, NY
2008 | Darmstadt Percussion Group | Darmstadt, Germany
2007 | redfishbluefish percussion ensemble | La Jolla, CA
2007 | ensemble dal niente | Chicago, IL

Festivals / Masterclasses / Residencies
2016 | Orchestra (Live electronics) | Spoleto Festival USA | Charleston, SC
2013 | Featured Composer: June in Buffalo | Buffalo, NY
2011 | Composer in Residence: High Concept Laboratories | Chicago, IL
2010 | Asst. Conductor: dell’Arte Opera | New York, NY
2010 | Conductor: Internationale Ensemble Modern Akademie | Schwaz, Austria
2010 | Composer in Residence: Melodious Accord | Hawley, MA
2009 | Composer in Residence: High Concept Laboratories | Chicago, IL
2008 | Conductor: Internationales Musikinstitut Darmstadt | Darmstadt, Germany
2007 | Asst. Conductor: Lucerne Festival Academy Gruppen Project | Lucerne, Switzerland
2006 | Conductor: International Conducting Workshop and Festival | Chihuahua, Mexico
2005 | Conductor: International Conducting Workshop and Festival | Sofia Bulgaria

Discography (conductor)
2015 | Axis: The Music of Lewis Nielson | with Steven Schick & JACK quartet
Mode Records

2015 | The Ticket That Exploded, by James Ilgenfritz | with Anagram Ensemble
con d’or records

Teaching Experience
2016 – pres. | Sr. Lecturer in Music: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute | Troy, NY
2013 – 2016 | Lecturer in Music: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute | Troy, NY
2008 – 2009 | Teaching Artist in Composition: Orchestra of St. Luke’s | New York, NY
2006 – 2008 | Teaching Assistant: UC, San Diego | La Jolla, CA
2006 | Adjunct Faculty and Director of Orchestras: Hunter College Campus School | New York, NY
2005 | Conducting Intern: Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra | Annapolis, MD
2004 – 2007 | Composition and Conducting Faculty: The Walden School | Dublin, NH
2003 – 2005 | Teaching Assistant: UC, San Diego | La Jolla, CA

Guest Lectures
2012 | Oberlin Conservatory | Oberlin, OH
2012 | Michigan State University | E. Lansing, MI
2012 | Grand Valley State University | Grand Rapids, MI
2011 | University of California, San Diego | La Jolla, CA
2010 | Manhattan School of Music | New York, NY
2007 | University of California, Santa Cruz | Santa Cruz, CA

Education
PhD | Music Composition
2012
University of California, San Diego
Principal study with Philippe Manoury

MA | Music Composition
2005
University of California, San Diego
Principal study with Chaya Czernowin
Weill Fellow in Composition, 2003-2005

BMus | Music Composition & Music Theory
2002
Oberlin Conservatory of Music | Oberlin, OH
Principal study with Richard Hoffmann
Grand Prize in Composition, 2002
Pi Kappa Lamnda National Academic Honor Society in Music, 2002
McGregor Research Scholar, 2001-2002

Additional Studies
Universität Wien / Schönberg Institut
2000

Additional conducting study with Peter Eötvös, Pierre Boulez, Lucas Vis,
Franc Ollu, Gustav Meier, Carl St. Clair, Vance George, Paul Polivnick,
Lewis Nielson, Rand Steiger, and Harvey Sollberger