teaching

Courses I teach:

Morehead State University, Morehead, KY
Applied Lessons in Oboe
Teach oboe, EH, and reed-making
MUSH 361: History of Music I
Teach music history (ancient Greece to 18th century)
Text: Hanning: Concise History of Western Music, 5th ed. New York: Norton, 2014.
MUST 131/132: Music Theory I, II & IV
Teach music theory
Text: Clendinning, Marvin. The Musician’s Guide to Theory and Analysis, 3rd ed. New York: Norton, 2016.
MUST 133/135/233: Music Reading I, II & III
Teach sight-singing/aural skills
Texts: Phillips, Murphy, Marvin, Clendinning: The Musician’s Guide to Aural Skills: Sight-Singing & The Musician’s Guide to Aural Skills: Ear Training, Third editions, Norton, New York, NY, 2016
Karpinski, Kram: Manual for Ear Training and Sight Singing & Anthology for Sight Singing, Second editions, Norton, NY, 2017.
Chamber Ensemble Coach
Coach undergraduate woodwind quintet

Other courses I’ve taught:

University of North Carolina – Wilmington, Wilmington, NC
Applied Lessons in Oboe
Taught oboe and reed making to undergraduate students                       

High Point University, High Point, NC
MUS 1242-4242: Applied Lessons in Oboe
Taught oboe and reed making to undergraduate students
MUS 1000: Music Core I
Music theory, music history, aural skills, and music literature integrated into a single, four-semester sequence of classes
MUS 1100: Music Core II
Music theory, music history, aural skills, and music literature integrated into a single, four-semester sequence of classes
MUS 1600: Human Dimensions of Music
Taught multiple sections of music appreciation to undergraduate students
Woodwind Performance Class
Coordinated and led weekly performance repertoire class
MUS 1242-4242: Applied Lessons in Clarinet
Taught undergraduate clarinet lessons in primary instructor’s absence
 

Guilford Technical Community College, Jamestown/Greensboro/High Point, NC
MUS 110: Music Appreciation
Taught multiple sections, both traditional and hybrid sections
MUS 111: Fundamentals of Music
Taught introductory music theory course
MUS 151/152: Class Music
Taught applied piano in a group setting
 
Alamance Community College, Graham, NC
MUS 110: Music Appreciation
Taught both traditional and online sections

University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
MUS 402: Seminar in Career Development, Teacher of Record
Instruction of career development and entrepreneurial skills to undergraduate music performance majors
MUS 241: Music Appreciation, Teaching Assistant
MUS 332 & 333: History of Western Music II & III, Teaching Assistant
Also taught graduate and undergraduate oboe lessons, repertoire and reed classes during absences of primary professor. Served on juries for end of semester/level changes. Participated in clinics for middle/high-school students, performing, teaching private lessons, and giving oboe, d’amore and English horn demonstrations during Double Reed Day.
 
Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer, NC
Oboe and Reed Workshop (2009)
 
Southside Music Studio, Greensboro, NC
Oboe and Piano (2007-present)
Maintain an active private studio of students ranging from six years to adult. Design a comprehensive curriculum, including music history, theory and incentive programs. Organize two recitals per year and offer a variety of camps and workshops.