Job History

National Federation of Music Clubs

NFMC Representative to the United Nations Department of Public Information (2015 - Present)
Member of the FAMA (Fund for the Advancement of Musical Arts) Grant Board (2012 - Present)
South East Chair of Music in Schools and Colleges (2012 - Present)
South East Chair of the Arts Advocacy Committee (2015 - Present)

1646 W Smith Valley Road, Greenwood, IN 26142

  • Evaluated requests for Grant Assistance with board members
  • Encouraged state and local chapters to promote NFMC Collegiate and Senior competitions and scholarship opportunities
  • Informed state and local chapter officers about National Arts advocacy opportunities and congressional decisions concerning the arts

Virginia Federation of Music Clubs

Second Vice-President (2015 - Present)

  • Coordinated Student/Collegiate Performance Competition

 

Loudoun Lyric Opera
The Resident Opera Company of Loudoun County in Northern Virginia

Board of Directors (2015 - 2016)
Artistic Board member (2015 - 2016)

525K East Market Street, #226, Leesburg, VA 20176

  • Assisted with the writing ofthe company's new Mission Statement, 5-year plan and grant applications
  • Conferred with other artistic board members to select productions for the 2015 - 2016 season
  • Served as member of the selection committee to choose the director for the spring 2016 productions

 

Sigma Alpha Iota Philanthropies, Inc.

Director, People-to-People Project (2009 - 2015)

One Tunnel Road, Asheville, North Carolina 28805

  • Evaluated requests for assistance from musicians and music organizations across the globe
  • Coordinated local, regional, and national fundraising efforts undertaken by collegiate and alumnae chapters
  • Created relationahips with music publishers, instrument distributors and others in the music field to facilitate the purchase and donation of materials
  • Worked with leaders in the logistics industry to move materials nationally and internationally
  • Formalized shipping protocols internationally to schools and music organizations for secure delivery of matierals to such diverse countries as Haiti, Nigeria, India, Zambia, and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Formalized shipping protocols nationally to locations that have suffered material losses following hurricains, tornados, and floods including schools and organizations in Tennessee, California, Florida, Texas, Ohio, and Missouri
  • Cultivated relationships with other global aid organizations

 

The Opera Theater of Lakeland

Director of Educational Outreach (2008 - 2009)

  • Created, coordinated and presented all educational outreach programs for OTL including in-school performances and public attendance at open dress rehearsals
  • Developed all educational outreach and promotional materials
  • Built collaborative relationships with arts administrators, theater boards, school teachers and other local and regional professional artists and organizations
  • Served as liaison between school officials (K-12 and college/universities) and OTL
  • Coordinated local and regional auditions for OTL
  • Organized successful Toys-for-Tots drive.

 

The Tuesday Music Club of Lakeland

Chair, Programs Committee (2008 - 2010)

  • Coordinated eight-month season of programs for monthly meetings including the annual Members' Showcase and the Sunday Musicale
  • Wrote press releases and notices for local and regional media
  • Designed and Served as web master for newly created TMC web site: Musicclublakeland.org

 

Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity

Chair, Honorary Membership Committee (2006 - 2009)

  • Evaluated applications submitted by national and international chapters
  • Reviewed and coordinated committee members evaluation of applications
  • Corresponded with nominating chapters, VP of Membership and National Executive Director

 

Macon Music Teachers Association

Vice-President of Programs (2002 - 2004)

  • Created nine-month season of programs and concerts for members and the Macon community
  • Contracted with artists, organized member recitals, publicized all events, and served as front-of-house manager for all events

 

MidSummer Macon

Coordinator of Vocal Area Summers (2002, 2003)

  • Created a comprehensive course of study in voice for residential summer music study including applied voice lessons, recital performance classes, musical theater classes, and music theory
  • Performed Headliner concerts with guests pianists John Roberts and Susan McDuffie
  • Designed courses in recital preparation, musical theater repertoire, and performance class
  • Prepared end of term reports reviewing student successes and achievements

 

Lexington County Arts Association

Coordinator and Instructor, Lexington Lights (Summer 1998)

  • Created a six-week season of summer classes for school age children
  • Hired instructors, recruited students, advertised and promoted the season
  • Taught Musical Theater and Audition Training classes

 

Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp

Vocal Area Coordinator (Summer 1992)

  • Oversaw music for inaugural season of the 8-Week Theater Camp
  • Served as vocal coach, teacher and choir master
  • Served as rehearsal conductor for Godspell, Oliver and H. Owen Reed's Michigan Dream
  • Performed the role of Maggie Matthews in main stage opera production of Michigan Dream