Experience

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Teaching Appointments

Present

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

MUSC 189: Skills for Academic Success
MUSC 331: Instrumental Arranging
MUSC 354: Woodwind Methods II
MUSC 366/466: Applied Composition
MUSC 385: Music Entrepreneurship
MUSC 731: Applied Study (Composition)
MUSC 794: Practicum (Music Theory Pedagogy)

2018-, Instructor of Music, Valley City State University

MUS 120: Composition (Lecture-based)
MUS 120/220/320: Composition (Lesson-based)

MUS 302: Advanced Scoring & Arranging

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

Past

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

COMP 2000: Freshman/Sophomore Secondary Composition
MUTH 3512: Musical Structures V
MUTH 5822: Music Theory Practicum II
MUNM 1113: The Understanding of Music

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

MUNM 1113: The Understanding of Music

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

MUS 2323: Audio Engineering I

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

MUSI 1503: Musical Structures I
MUSI 2503: Musical Structures III


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.

Usher Coordinator, 2012-2013

School of Music
University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

Assigned and oversaw ushers for all ticketed School of Music events.

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.

Assistant to the Server Administrator, 2008-2009

Drury University, Springfield, Missouri

Worked in Active Directory, managing, creating, and deleting user accounts.
Rerouted cabling in enterprise-level server facilities.
Maintained the university's collection of Microsoft TechNet subscriptions and Volume Licensing binders.

Dean of Students Office Assistant, 2007-2008

Drury University, Springfield, Missouri

Used standard office equipment such as typewriters, fax machines, copiers, and computers to create Student Affairs publications and programs.
Answered phones and greeted visitors, and provided assistance as necessary.

Ensembles Manager, 2006-2009

Drury University, Springfield, Missouri

Worked directly with the Director of Orchestra and Wind Symphony in setting up for concerts and other events.
Organized music used by Drury's instrumental ensembles.

Music Department Office Assistant, 2006-2007

Drury University, Springfield, Missouri

Maintained instrumental sheet music library of 800+ titles.
Used standard office equipment such as typewriters, fax machines, copiers, and computers to create Music Department publications and programs.
Answered phones and greeted visitors, and provided assistance as necessary

IT Coordinator, 2005-2006

Drury University, Springfield, Missouri

Created new web pages to highlight events and provide information for site viewership.
Collaborated in design and implementation of Internet tools to assist the Office of Admission.
Maintained web site: link checks, orphan files check, update data as directed.