Resume

 

Education

University of British Columbia,  Vancouver, British Columbia

Master of Arts in Historical Musicology, ongoing

Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey, May, 2003

Master of Music in Voice: Performance and Pedagogy with Distinction, GPA: 4.0

 

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, May, 2001

Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance with Distinction, minor: French, GPA: 3.9

 

Flow Yoga, Vancouver, BC, 2007

Certified Yoga Instructor (RYT)

 

 

Selected Performance Experience

Choral:

Vancouver Chamber Choir, Vancouver, BC and throughout Canada, US 2006-2016

Pro Coro, Edmonton, AB, 2015

musica intima, Vancouver, BC, QC, ON 2009-2010

 

Recital:

Wind Song Trio, Vancouver, BC 2012-present

Kallisto Trio, throughout BC, AB, ON 2010-2015

Solo and Ensemble Recitals, Erato Ensemble, Vancouver, BC 2006-2015

Elysium Festival, Bernried, Germany and New York, NY 2006

IES, Vienna, Austria and Milan, Italy 1999

 

Oratorio (Solo):

Carissimi Jephthe, Vancouver Chamber Choir, Vancouver, BC 2015

Mendelssohn Elijah, Summerchor, Vancouver, BC 2014

Beethoven 9, Prince George Symphony Orchestra, Prince George, BC 2013

Verdi Requiem, Summerchor, Vancouver, BC 2013

Mozart Requiem, Douglas College Choral Society, New West., BC 2009

Fauré Requiem, Vivaldi Choir, Vancouver, BC 2008

Mozart Mass in C Minor, Brooklyn, NY 2005

 

Festival:

Pride in Art Festival/Queer Arts Festival, Vancouver, BC 2008-2015

Sonic Boom (Ensemble in Residence), Vanouver, BC, 2014

Vancouver Children’s Festival, Vancouver, BC 2008, 2014

Vancouver International Song Festival 2008

Spoleto Festival, Charleston, SC 2003

 

Opera:

Players and Singers, Cupid in Henry Purcell's Timon of Athens, Vancouver, BC, 2018

Erato Ensemble, operas by Stefan Hintersteininger, Frederick Schipizky, Rita Ueda (premieres), Vancouver, BC, 2013-2015

Vancouver New Music, Mother in Barry Truax’s Enigma (premiere), Vancouver, BC 2010

Chelsea Opera Scenes, New York, NY 2005

 

 
Selected Choral and Music Teaching Experience

TA, writing tutorials, MUS 220, UBC, Vancouver, 2017

Inspirare Conducting Workshop, Vancouver, BC, 2016

Elektra Women's Choir, Conducting Mentorship, Vancouver, BC, 2015

Voice Pedagogy Workshops through the BC Choral Federation CDC, Vancouver, BC 2011-present

Private Voice Teacher, various US/BC   1997-present

Choral Workshops throughout US/Canada privately & via musica intima, Van. Ch. Choir 2000-present

Section Lead, Holy Rosary Cathedral 2010-2015

Voice Faculty (private and small group) BC Conservatory of Music, Burnaby, BC 2011-2013

Diction coaching with Indiana University masters and doctoral students, Bloomington, IN 1998-2001

 

 

Voice Teachers

Shirlee Emmons 2004-2006

Margaret Cusack 2002-2004

Sharon Sweet 2001-2002

Donna Robin 1999

Patricia Wise 1997-2001

Wendy Grice 1996-1997

Amy Cofield 1993-1996

 

 

Administration/Organization

BC District Governor, National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) 2018 

Project Elysium, Vancouver Producer, 2014-2015

Artistic Director, Roedde House Second Sunday Concert Series 2012-present

NATS Songfest (Vocal Competition) Organizer 2013

Vancouver Chamber Choir, Auditions Coordinator 2011-2013

Erato Ensemble, Co-Director, Vancouver, BC 2006-2013

Administrative Assistant to CEO, Hampshire Designers, Hampshire Group, New York, NY 2004-2006

Graduate Assistant, Alumni and Development, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ 2001-2003

 

 

Selected Honors, Scholarships, Memberships

SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship Master's Award, 2018-2019

Ernest Wesley Cubitt Sharpe Memorial Scholarship, 2017

Faculty of Arts Graduate Award, University of British Columbia, 2017-2018

National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), Elected to Membership in 2012

Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honor Society, Delta Eta Chapter, Elected to Membership in 2003

New Jersey NATS Competition Winner, 2002

Stelios and Sofia Vassos Prize for French Mélodies, Westminster Choir College, 2002

Gwynn Moose Cornell Award, Westminster Choir College, 2002

Graduate Voice Competition and Scholarship Winner, Westminster Choir College, 2001

Sigma Alpha Iota, Iota Epsilon Chapter; Secretary 1998-99, President 2000-01

Arthur R. Metz Scholarship, Indiana University, 2000

Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, Elected to Membership in 1998

School of Music Dean’s Award, Indiana University, 1997-2001

Alice Freese Memorial Scholarship, Indiana University, 1997-2001

Robert C. Byrd Scholarship, 1997-2001 

 

 

Related Experience

OnSite volunteer (speaking with students visiting rehearsals) for Vancouver Chamber Choir 2012-present

Registered Yoga teacher, classes/private instruction, Vancouver, Richmond, White Rock, BC 2007-2010

Teacher/Caregiver, EDEN ACRES (adult autistic population), Princeton, NJ 2003-2004

Piano studies, 12.5 years private lessons, one graduate class focused on accompanying singers 1983-2001

Substitute teacher, elementary through high-school, Indiana Public School System 1999-2000

Study Abroad, IES (music history, voice, German, art history, song literature) Vienna, Austria 1999

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