CV Highlights

EDUCATION 

  • 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

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • 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) 

GUEST PERFORMANCES

  • Edmonton Flute Society and Conservatorio de Música del Estado del México (Toluca) 2019
  • Suzhou University; Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts and Guangzhou Opera House; East China Normal University- Shanghai (China) 2018
  • Loja International Music Festival (Ecuador) 2018
  • Memorial University (St. Johns, Newfoundland) 2018
  • “Music by the Sea” Festival artist (Bamfield, BC) 2015
  • Guest recital École Militaire (Paris, France) 2013
  • Guest recital Cambridge University (UK) 2011

ADJUDICATION AND CLINICS

  • Pacific Northwest Music Festival clinician 2022
  • Adjudicator for Hnatyshyn Foundation Canadian Young Artist Competition (Ottawa, ON) 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Adjudicator Vancouver Kiwanis Festival 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

GRANTS, AWARDS, PRIZES

  • SSHRC Partnership grant with graduate research assistantship (25k)
  • “Strategic Impact Fund” grant ($4k): “Historical Injustices, Current Realities” and “Silenced Voices” IRCPG ($4.5K) recording project (Centaur Records label) 2019-2022 
  • Orion Fund Scholar exchange with Suzhou University (December 2018)
  • Craigdarroch Research Award: “Excellence in Artistic Expression” University of Victoria 2017
  • Forum Voix Étoufées grant (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

INTERVIEWS

PUBLICATIONS

  • “Silenced Voices” (works by Raphael, Novak, Pál, Kattenburg, Gál, Denisov, Eben); Centaur records forthcoming 2023
  • “Chamber Music (Re)Discoveries” CD 2017; re-release 2021 on Centaur Records label 
  • “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 http://holocaustmusic.ort.org/musicians-in-exile/hans-gal/ (2011).

AFFILIATIONS