Projects

MY PROJECTS


Here are some of my most recent projects and concerts.

Just released!

Singing in the Moment

MORE INFORMATION HERE

Audio book coming soon.

PUBLISHED:

August 24, 2021

I'm a Choir Director??!

Rehearsing even the rowdiest volunteer choir and loving every minute of it.


PUBLISHED:

June 24, 2020



Recent travels: New Mexico - July 2021

Recent YouTube Videos:

No concerts recently, thanks to Covid.

Chorale performance at St. Nicholas Church, Old Town Square, Prague.  January, 2017

HANDBELLS:

Cypress Creek "Disci-Bells" at the Handbell Association of America Area 9 Convention, (featured church performers) Mesquite, TX






OLDER WRITINGS

Expressivity in Conducting Pedagogy


PUBLISHED:

2008


SYNOPSIS:

I look at the sequence of teaching conducting and promote teaching expressive gesture first, using the theories of Rudolph Laban.  Also included are surveys of conducting teachers and recommendations on teaching conducting using the Norton Anthology of Western Music.  Most of this text is from my doctoral research, including the findings from the survey of conducting pedagogues..



Nuances in Fermatas


PUBLISHED:

The Instrumentalist, September, 2006, Volume 61, No. 2, pp. 52, 54, 56.


SYNOPSIS

Inspired by my own experience teaching conducting, I wrote this article about different types of fermatas and how to conduct them.  In this article, I noted eight different  fermata situations and successfully navigating them.



TEACHING

Voice coach - June 2019


VENUE:

Resonance Opera Young Artist Program


PLACE:

Brenham, TX

Changing time: a guide to approaching tempo changes


VENUE:

Area 9 Handbell Association of America Convention


PLACE:

Mesquite, TX