Education

  • D.M.A. in Composition with a minor in Music Theory, University of Georgia, intended graduation Sumer 2017
  • M.M. in Music Composition, University of Georgia, Athens, December 2009
  • B.M. in Music Composition, Valdosta State University, May 2007, Magna Cum Laude
  • A.A. in Music, Darton College, May 2004, Summa Cum Laude                       

Awards and Prizes

  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award (University of Georgia, 2014)
  • The College Music Society Southern Chapter Student Composition Contest (winner, for Beauty is Not Enough, 2014)
  • Outstanding Student Award, Department of Music (Valdosta State University, 2007)
  • Darton College Outstanding Scholar (Darton College, 2004)
  • Music Scholar Award (Darton College, 2004)

Teaching Experience

  • Part-time Instructor, University of Georgia (Summer 2015)
    • MUSI 3550: Music Theory for Non-Majors
  • Substitute Instructor, University of Georgia (February 2014)
    • MUSI 3190: Composition Lab for Non-Majors
  • Part-time Instructor, University of Georgia (Summer 2012 and Summer 2013)
    • MUSI 3550: Music Theory for Non-Majors
  • Instructor of Record, Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Georgia (2011-1014)
    • MUSI 3550: Music Theory for Non-Majors
  • Private Teacher, Composition, Athens, GA (2011)
  • Private Teacher, Piano, Valdosta, GA (2005-2006)

Compositional Studies

  • Acoustic composition studies, Dr. Adrian P. Childs (2011 - present)
  • Electronic composition studies, Dr. Leonard V. Ball, Jr. (2008 - 2015)
  • Acoustic composition studies, Dr. Leonard V. Ball, Jr. (2007 - 2009)
  • Acoustic composition, Dr. Donovan Stokes (2006 - 2007)
  • Acoustic composition, Dr. Tayloe Harding (2005 - 2006)
  • Master Classes, with Dr. Steven Stucky (2010) and Dr. Lewis Spratlin (2008)

Afilliations

  • Southeastern New Music Symposium, technical management (2014)
  • University of Georgia Student Composer’s Association, member, PR Officer (2010 - 2013)
  • College Music Society, member (2013 – present)
  • Society of Composers, member (2015 – present)

References

References and full CV available upon request