Experience

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Courses Taught


Composition (Lecture, Masterclass, and Lesson formats) (UG/G)

Instrumental Arranging

Advanced Scoring & Arranging

Audio Engineering I

Woodwind Methods II (Bassoon)

Skills for Academic Success - Intro to College-type class

Music Entrepreneurship

Music Theory Pedagogy Practicum (G)

Musical Structures I, III, V

Music Theory Practicum II (G)

Music Appreciation

Teaching Appointments

2017-, Lecturer of Music, Challey School of Music, North Dakota State University

2018-, Instructor of Music, Valley City State University

In addition, I also oversee the Music Composition Certificate Program, the Composition major capstone projects, and organize the annual composer's concert.

2016-2017, Lecturer of Music, The University of Oklahoma

2014-2016, Instructor of Music, The University of Oklahoma

2015, Adjunct Faculty (medical leave replacement), Rose State College

2015, Instructor of Music Theory (emergency vacancy appointment), Randall University


Service and Professional Experience

Service to the profession

2017: Judge, MTNA Composition Contest, South Central District.
2011-2012: Board Member, Oklahoma Composers Association (501(c)(3)).
2010-2011: Community Relations Intern, Oklahoma Composers Association.

North Dakota State University

2019-: Faculty Advisor, NDSU Student Chapter of the College Music Society.
2018: Computer Science Senior Capstone Sponsor for Music.
2017-: Technology consultant, Challey School of Music.

The University of Oklahoma

2016-2017: School of Music Technology Committee.
2015-2016: Faculty Advisor, National Student Electronic Music Event (N_SEME) 2016
2012-2016: Special Event Technical Director
2014: Adjudicator, Inner sOUndscapes Int'l Call for Scores
2012-2014: Fine Arts Representative, University Libraries Committee
2009-2014: Graduate Research Assistant, Music IT


Professional Organizations

American Composer's Forum, 2008-present
American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, 2009-present
Association for Technology in Music Instruction. 2019-present
Christian Fellowship of Art Music Composers, 2016-present
College Music Society, 2010-present
International Computer Music Association, 2012-present
National Association of Composers/USA, 2010-present
Society of Composers, Inc., 2009-2016
Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States, 2011-present
World Forum for Acoustic Ecology. 2016-present


Additional Appointments

Chief Creative Officer, 2010-Present

NoteForge LLC, Fargo, North Dakota

Performed all duties relating to a self-publishing music venture, including original music creation, marketing, and bookkeeping.
Created software applications in PHP & MySQL to facilitate publishing venture, teaching, and school of music management.

Acting Assistant to the Director, Technology, 2013

School of Music
University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

Coordinated textbook orders for summer and fall semesters.
Maintained classroom and instructional technology.
Worked within budget constraints to purchase new technology.

Web Assistant & Graphic Designer, 2010-2014

Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy
University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

Maintained the college’s web presence in Adobe CQ5, including web maintenance and analysis of web traffic.
Collaborated in design of resources to inform the public of college’s mission and operations.
Participated in special projects to highlight events and provide information for college constituencies.
Calculated enrollment numbers and statistics for semiannual Board of Visitors meetings.

Graduate Research Assistant, Music IT 2009-2014

University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

Worked as support technician for faculty, staff, and student workstations in an Apple-based environment.
Provided routine server maintenance and support to the School of Music's three servers, computer lab, and electronic music studio.
Updated software and websites as needed.
Oversaw creation of printed programs for School of Music events.