Selected Compositions

  • DMA in Composition; related field in Theory: University of North Texas, August, 2003.
  • Master of Music in Composition: Brigham Young University, April, 1998.
  • Bachelor of Music in Composition cum laude: Brigham Young University, April, 1995.

Teaching Experience
Texas Woman's University 2014-2015
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor: Theory, Arranging
University of North Texas 2004-2011:
  • Adjunct: Composition lessons
Collin County Community College 2004:
  • One semester, temporary: Beginning Sound Synthesis
University of North Texas 1998-2002:
  • TF/TA for Freshman Composition class lab, 2001-2002.
  • Sophomore-level Composition lessons, 1998-2002.
  • Orchestration, 1999-2001
  • Composition for non-majors (individual and classroom), 1998-2000
Brigham Young University 1994-1998:
  • Music Fundamentals, 1997-1998.
  • Fourth semester Keyboard Harmony, Winter Sem. 1997.
  • Third and fourth semester Ear Training, 1994-97.

Other Experience
  • 2001: Lecture entitled "'Good' Music and the Intellectual Process" featuring my music; given March 22 at BYU and April 6 at UNT.
  • 1997-98: Teaching Assistant for undergraduate music history courses.
  • 1995-96: Music history intern: created scores for madrigals from 16th century partbooks. Created scores for Timpani concerti by Gior. Druschetzki.

Achievements and Awards
  • Awakening for piano selected for performance in the first "UNT in South Korea" concert tour, May 2010.
  • Commissioned by the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition at Brigham Young University to write The Etiquette of Ice for soprano and chamber ensemble on texts by Alice Fulton.
  • Outstanding Graduate Student in Composition Award, received at the University of North Texas on April 12, 2002.
  • Electroclip composition: Apprentice Accosting Jewels chosen to be a part of the Web-based AudioClip concert at the SEAMUS conference, held March 1-3, 2001 at Louisiana State University.
  • Commissioned to write Followed by Dawn for the Brigham Young University Chamber Orchestra: premiered January 14-15, 1998.
  • First prize for a stilled flame, cold in the Vera Hinckley Mayhew Creative Arts Contest, 1996.

Professional Affiliations
  • Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS)
  • American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society.