CV Highlights


  • DMA May 2011
    UBC- Vancouver Lorna McGhee
  • Further study David Cramer (Associate Principal Phila. Orch.) 1991-1996
  • Master of Music 1990 UArts (Philadelphia) Julius Baker
  • Bachelor of Music 1990 Indiana University- Bloomington Carol Wincenc, Peter Lloyd, James Pellerite


  • Associate Professor (since July 2017) University of Victoria
  • Assistant Professor (2015-2017) UVic
  • Visiting Assistant Professor (2011-2015) UVic
  • Senior Lecturer University of the Arts and faculty Settlement Music School (Philadelphia, US) 


  • Featured guest artist Edmonton Flute Society 2019
  • Conservatorio de Música del Estado del México (Toluca) 2019
  • Suzhou University; Guangzhou Academy and Guangzhou Opera House; East China Normal University- Shanghai (China) 2018
  • Loja International Music Festival (Ecuador) 2018
  • Music by the Sea Festival (Bamfield, BC) 2015
  • École Militaire (Paris, France) 2013
  • Cambridge University (UK) 2011


  • Pacific Northwest Music Festival clinician 2022
  • Hnatyshyn Foundation Canadian Young Artist Competition adjudicator (Ottawa, ON) 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Vancouver Kiwanis Festival adjudicator 2018 
  • Jury member FACTOR (Foundation Assisting Canadian Artists on Recordings) 2017-
  • Mount Royal Conservatory of Music guest residency (Calgary, AB) 2016
  • Adjudicator Canadian Flute Association competition (Toronto, ON) 2013


  • SSHRC Partnership grant & graduate research assistantship 
  • “Strategic Impact Fund” grant : “Historical Injustices, Current Realities” and “Silenced Voices” IRCPG recording project (Centaur Records label) 2019-2022 
  • Orion Scholar exchange with Suzhou University (December 2018)
  • Craigdarroch Research Award: “Excellence in Artistic Expression” University of Victoria 2017
  • Forum Voix Étoufées grant (to present in Berlin, DE) 2016
  • Jewish Federation Community and UVic Internal Research/Creative Project grants for 2017 CD project
  • Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre and Chutzpah! Festival grants 2013
  • First Prize Mid-South Flute Competition (TN, USA) 1995
  • First Prize UArts Concerto Competition Jolivet Concerto (Philadelphia) 1990
  • Second Prize New York Flute Club Competition 1990



  • “Silenced Voices” (recording of works by Raphael, Novak, Pál, Kattenburg, Gál, Denisov, Eben); Centaur Records forthcoming 2023
  • “Chamber Music (Re)Discoveries” 2017 recording; re-release 2021 Centaur Records 
  • “The Abyss and The Berries.” In The Impact of Nazism on the Development of Twentieth Century Music, edited by Erik Levi. Wien: Böhlau Verlag (2014).
  • “Spiritual Vitamins: Music in Huyton and Central Internment Camps May 1940– January 1941.” In Creativity behind barbed wire: the tangible and intangible heritage of prisoners of war, edited by Gilly Carr and Harold Mytum. New York: Routledge (2012).
  • “Music and the Holocaust: British Internment, Music and Hans Gál.” World ORT Music during the Holocaust, edited by Shirli Gilbert. Available at (2011).