Academic Positions

Howard University (2015 - Present)

Assistant Professor of Classical Voice, Classical Voice Area Coordinator

  • Taught courses in applied voice, lyric diction, vocal pedagogy, song literature, and operatic stagecraft (opera theater workshop)
  • Served on Music departmental committees:
        Chair, Curriculum Committee (Present)
         Executive committee (2015 - Present)
  • Oversaw preparation for student solo recitals and departmental Classical Voice recitals
  • Performed on Music Faculty Showcases
  • Served as advisor for all classical vocal performance majors
  • Recruited for the Howard University Music Department

 

Rollins College (2011 - 2013)

Adjunct Professor of Voice

  • Developed a thriving voice studio of performance majors and musical theater minors
  • Taught courses in applied voice, lyric diction
  • Performed on Music Faculty Showcases

 

University of South Florida (2008 - 2010)

Instructor of Music, Resident Performing Artist

  • Developed a thriving voice studio of performance and music education majors
  • Taught courses in applied voice and recital preparation
  • Designed courses in vocal literature and vocal pedagogy
  • Coordinated area and studio concerts and recitals
  • Oversaw preparations for student solo recitals
  • Served on Graduate comprehensive examination committees
  • Performed on University Fine Arts Series Concerts

Student accomplishments

  • Won and placed at regional NATS student adjudications
  • Won regional scholarship competitions
  • Performed leading and supporting roles in University Opera productions
  • Participated in studio concert to benefit the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, Singing for the Dogs

 

Polk Community College (2006 - 2008)

Instructor of Music

  • Taught courses in applied voice, violin, and recital preparation
  • Designed the new course, Diction for Singers
  • Presented a lecture recital at the annual Woman's History Month Celebration

Student accomplishments

  • Through competitive audition, performed at Regional ACDA convention
  • Won and placed at regional NATS student adjudications
  • Participated in the National Federation of Music Clubs Parade of American Music Concert, Tuesday Music Club of Lakeland Students completed their AA degrees and were accepted into accredited  Baccalaureate programs

 

Wesleyan College (2001 - 2005)

Assistant Professor of Music

  • Taught courses in applied voice and violin, music theory, music history, song literature, vocal pedagogy, and diction
  • Developed and implemented courses in Opera/Musical Theater stage craft and created the Chamber Orchestra
  • Designed Internship and Independent study courses in vocal pedagogy and orchestral conducting
  • Co-Directed the 2003 Leadership Institute: Artist as Entrepreneur - Entrepreneurship as Art; Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Chaired and served on numerous college-wide committees including the Lamar Lecture Series, Programs and Exhibitions, Admissions, and Jr./Sr. Study Abroad
  • Oversaw preparations for student solo recitals
  • Served as advisor for Senior Interdisciplinary Theses

Student accomplishments

  • Won and placed at local and regional NATS Student adjudications
  • Won local and regional performance competitions
  • Performed leading and supporting roles in College Opera and Theater productions
  • Successfully competed at South Eastern Theater Conferences auditions
  • Served as section leaders in local church and community choirs
  • Graduated with BA and Self-Designed interdisciplinary undergraduate degrees
  • Were accepted into accredited graduate programs across the United States
  • Currently work as music educators and performers throughout the United States