MAKING KEY CHANGES

LORI'S ENGAGEMENTS

UPCOMING

January 2017     CONDUCTOR

Howard All-County Gifted & Talented Middle School Band: Marriottsville, MD

January 2017     AUTHOR

In Tune Monthly Magazine (Teacher Edition): “Stronger Together: How to Get the Principal on Your Side”: New York, NY

January 28, 2017     ADJUDICATOR

Prince George's All-County High School Instrumental Solo Ensemble Festival: Hyattsville, MD

February 2017     AUTHOR

In Tune Monthly Magazine (Teacher Edition): “Prepare to Be Judged: There Is No Greater Adjudicator Than Yourself”: New York, NY

February 4, 2017     ADJUDICATOR

Cecil All-County Middle & High School Instrumental Solo & Ensemble Festival: Elkton, MD

February 6 - 8, 2017     MENTOR

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's "OrchKids" El Sistema Program: Baltimore, MD

February 13, 2017     CLINICIAN

North East High School Band: North East, MD

February 24, 2017     PRESENTER

Kansas Music Educator Association Conference: Wichita, KS

February 27, 2017     CLINICIAN

Bonnie Branch Middle School Band: Ellicott City, MD

March 2017     AUTHOR

In Tune Monthly Magazine (Teacher Edition) “Build It and They Will Come: Recruiting and Retaining Students”: New York, NY

March 1, 2017     ADJUDICATOR

Winters Mill High School Band & Orchestra: Westminster, MD

March 4, 2017     CLINICIAN

Long Reach High School Feeder Program Band Assessment Concert: Columbia, MD

March 6, 2017     CLINICIAN

Thomas W. Pyle Middle School Band: Bethesda, MD

March 8 - 10, 2017     ADJUDICATOR

Baltimore All-County High School Band Assessment: Perry Hall, MD

March 8 & 9, 2017     CLINICIAN

Westminster East Middle School Band: Westminster, MD

March 9, 2017     CLINICIAN

Chesapeake High School Band: Pasadena, MD

March 11, 2017     ADJUDICATOR

Anne Arundel All-County Middle & High School Instrumental Solo Ensemble Festival: Arnold, MD

March 13, 2017     CLINICIAN

Bonnie Branch Middle School Band: Ellicott City, MD

March 14, 2017     CLINICIAN

Mayfield Woods Middle School Band: Elkridge, MD

March 15 - 16, 2017     ADJUDICATOR

Cecil All-County Middle & High School Band & Orchestra Assessment: Elkton, MD

March 20, 2017     CLINICIAN

Folly Quarter Middle School Band: Ellicott City, MD

March 21 - 22, 2017     ADJUDICATOR

Anne Arundel All-County High School Band & Orchestra Assessment: Glen Burnie, MD

March 23 - 24, 2017     ADJUDICATOR

Prince George's All-County Middle & High School Band Assessment: Upper Marlboro, MD

March 27, 2017     CLINICIAN

Thomas W. Pyle Middle School Band: Bethesda, MD

March 31 - April 1, 2017     CONDUCTOR

Berks All-County Jr High Honor Band: Kutztown, PA

April 2017     AUTHOR

In Tune Monthly Magazine (Teacher Edition) “Embrace Your Uniqueness: Gaining Inspiration Without Plagiarizing”: New York, NY

April 3 - 4, 2017     DIRECTOR

Regional Repertory Wind Ensemble Auditions: Marriottsville, MD

April 5 - 7, 2017     ADJUDICATOR

Anne Arundel All-County Middle School Band & Orchestra Assessment: Glen Burnie, MD

April 11, 28 & May 3, 2017     CONDUCTOR

Cecil All-County Middle School Honor Band: Perryville, MD

April 24 - 26, 2017     MENTOR

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's "OrchKids" El Sistema Program: Baltimore, MD

April 24, 2017     PRESENTER

Towson University: Music Student Intern Course: Towson, MD

May 2017     AUTHOR

In Tune Monthly Magazine (Teacher Edition) “Prepare for Next Year: Reflection, Excitement, and Initiation Must Start Now": New York, NY

June 17 - 18, 2017     DIRECTOR

Regional Repertory Wind Ensemble: Marriottsville, MD

June 19 - 23, 2017     CONDUCTOR

Catholic University of America Summer Band Workshop: Washington, DC

June 26 - 29, 2017     CONDUCTOR

York County Summer Band Camp: Manchester, PA

July 17 - 27, 2017     CONDUCTOR

Young Artists of America Summer Instrumental Music Intensive: Sandy Springs, MD

July 17 - 21, 2017     CONDUCTOR

Marriotts Ridge High School Boosters Summer Band Camp: Marriottsville, MD

August 2017     INTERVIEWER & WRITER

Teaching Music Magazine "Life Lessons from a Legend": New York, NY

August 29, 2017     PRESENTER

Carroll County Music Educator Professional Development: Eldersburg, MD

September 29, 2017     PRESENTER

Calvert County Music Educator Professional Development: Prince Frederick, MD

October 2017     INTERVIEWER & WRITER

Teaching Music Magazine article "Blueprint for a Best-Behaving Band": New York, NY

October 2017     INTERVIEWER & WRITER

Teaching Music Magazine article "2017 National Band Director of the Year": New York, NY

October 2017     AUTHOR

In Tune Monthly Magazine (Teacher Edition) article "Meet the Parents: Encourage Positive Interaction Before Instruction": New York, NY

November 2017     AUTHOR

In Tune Monthly Magazine (Teacher Edition) article "Get with the Program: Make It the Icing on the Cake": New York, NY

November 13, 2017     PRESENTER

National Association for Music Education Conference: Dallas, TX

December 2017     AUTHOR

In Tune Monthly Magazine (Teacher Edition) article "Everyday Networking: Forget the Rules and Just Be You”: New York, NY

January 2018     AUTHOR

National Association for Music Education Blog Post: “Stronger Together: How to Get the Principal on Your Side”: Reston, VA

January 2018     AUTHOR

In Tune Monthly Magazine (Teacher Edition) article "Maintain Your Musicianship: Dust Off Your Instrument and Experience the Benefits”: New York, NY

January 2018     INTERVIEWER & WRITER

Teaching Music Magazine article "Music Is For All of Us": New York, NY

January 27, 2018     COORDINATOR

Howard County Secondary Solo & Ensemble Festival: Ellicott City, MD

February 2018     AUTHOR

In Tune Monthly Magazine (Teacher Edition) article "Make It Stick: Implement Rehearsal Routines”: New York, NY

February 2018     AUTHOR

National Association for Music Education Blog Post: “Prepare to Be Judged: There Is No Greater Adjudicator Than Yourself”: Reston, VA

February 2, 2018     ADJUDICATOR

Prince George's All-County Secondary Instrumental Solo & Ensemble Festival: Hyattsville, MD

February 3, 2018     ADJUDICATOR

Cecil County Secondary Solo & Ensemble Festival: Elkton, MD

February 15, 2018     PRESENTER

University of the Arts Music Education Course: Philadelphia, PA

March 2018     AUTHOR

In Tune Monthly Magazine (Teacher Edition) article "Live Life Rosie(r): Spread Love Everywhere You Go”: New York, NY

March 2018     AUTHOR

National Association for Music Education Blog Post: “Live Life Rosie(r): Spread Love Everywhere You Go”: Reston, VA

March 2, 2018     CLINICIAN

Dunloggin Middle School Band: Ellicott City, MD

March 14, 2018     CLINICIAN

Eastern Middle School Band: Bethesda, MD

March 13 - 15, 2018     ADJUDICATOR

Carroll County Middle & High School Band & Orchestra Assessment: Eldersburg, MD

March 17, 2018     ADJUDICATOR

Carroll All-County Secondary Solo & Ensemble Festival: Westminster, MD

March 24, 2018     ADJUDICATOR

Anne Arundel County Secondary Solo & Ensemble Festival: Annapolis, MD

March 26 & 28, 2018     EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Regional Repertory Wind Ensemble Auditions: Marriottsville, MD

March 27, 2018     ADJUDICATOR

Baltimore County Middle School Band Assessment: Baltimore, MD

April 2018     AUTHOR

In Tune Monthly Magazine (Teacher Edition) article "Summer Is Coming: Make a Musical Splash”: New York, NY

April 2018     AUTHOR

National Association for Music Education Blog Post: “Embrace Your Uniqueness: Gain Inspiration Without Plagiarizing”: Reston, VA

April 2018     INTERVIEWER & WRITER

Teaching Music Magazine article "Building a Magnificent Classroom Music Center": New York, NY

April 2018     INTERVIEWER & WRITER

Teaching Music Magazine article "Fred Ritter: Pursuing His Passion with Faith, Family, Farm, and Music": New York, NY

April 2018     INTERVIEWER & WRITER

Teaching Music Magazine article "Five Perspectives on What Makes a Successful Musician - and an Effective Conductor": New York, NY

April 6 - 7, 2018     CONDUCTOR

Cecil All-County High School Honor Band: Perryville, MD

April 13 - 14, 2018     CONDUCTOR

All-Shore Junior High Honor Band: Salisbury, MD

April 19, 2018     PRESENTER

Pennsylvania Music Educators Conference: Lancaster, PA

April 30 - May 4, 2018     CONSULTANT

Patuxent Valley Middle School Band Program: Jessup, MD

May 2018     AUTHOR

In Tune Monthly Magazine (Teacher Edition) article "The Concert is Over: Now What?”: New York, NY

May 2018     AUTHOR

National Association for Music Education Blog Post: “Prepare for Next Year: Reflection, Excitement, and Initiation Must Start Now": Reston, VA

June 2018     AUTHOR

National Association for Music Education Blog Post: “A Motto for Success: The Surprising Benefits of Music Classroom Sloganeering”: Reston, VA

June 16 & 17, 2018     EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Regional Repertory Wind Ensemble: Marriottsville, MD

July 2018     AUTHOR

National Association for Music Education Blog Post: “Management Potential: A Purposeful & Passionate Plan for Managing the Music Classroom”: Reston, VA

July 9 - 13, 2018     CONDUCTOR

Marriotts Ridge High School Boosters Summer Band Camp: Marriottsville, MD

August 2018     AUTHOR

National Association for Music Education Blog Post: “The Power of Pause: How Storytelling Can Promote Rejuvenation in the Classroom”: Reston, VA

August 2018     INTERVIEWER & WRITER

Teaching Music Magazine article "NAfME Unites with Corporate Sponsors": New York, NY

August 2018     INTERVIEWER & WRITER

Teaching Music Magazine article "Learning from the Best": New York, NY

August 2018     INTERVIEWER & WRITER

Teaching Music Magazine article "Incoming NAfME President": New York, NY

August 28, 2018     PRESENTER

Carroll County Fine Arts Educator Professional Development: Manchester, MD

September 2018     AUTHOR

National Association for Music Education Blog Post: “Build It and They Will Come: Recruiting & Retaining Students”: Reston, VA

October 2018     INTERVIEWER & WRITER

Teaching Music Magazine article "Inclusion at the NAfME Conference": New York, NY

October 2018     INTERVIEWER & WRITER

Teaching Music Magazine article "Making a School Whole Again": New York, NY

October 2018     WRITER

Program Notes for Tyler S. Grant's "Solace in the Equinox": Tuscaloosa, AL

October 2018     AUTHOR

National Association for Music Education Blog Post: “Meet the Parents: Encourage Positive Interaction Before Instruction”: Reston, VA

October 2018     AUTHOR

In Tune Monthly Magazine (Teacher Edition) article "Sharpen Your Vision: Envisioning & Articulating Your Program's Future”: New York, NY

October 2, 2018     PRESENTER

Millersville University NAfME Collegiate Professional Development: Millersville, PA

November 1, 2018     AUTHOR

In Tune Monthly Magazine (Teacher Edition) article "Show Gratitude: Make Real Contact By Giving Thanks, and Meaning It”: New York, NY

November 1, 2018     BLOGGER

National Association for Music Education Blog Post: “Show Gratitude" Make Really Contact By Giving Thanks, and Meaning It”: Reston, VA

November 8, 9, 12, 13, 14     CONSULTANT

Mt. Hebron High School Band: Ellicott City, MD

December 1, 2018     AUTHOR

National Association for Music Education Blog Post: “Friendship As Mentorship: Colleagues Can Be Your Best Resource Professionally & Personally ”: Reston, VA

December 1, 2018     AUTHOR

In Tune Monthly Magazine (Teacher Edition) article "Friendship As Mentorship: Colleagues Can Be Your Best Resource Both Professionally & Personally”: New York, NY

January 1, 2019     INTERVIEWER & WRITER

Teaching Music Magazine "Ensuring Balance & Blend": New York, NY

January 1, 2019     AUTHOR

National Association for Music Education Blog Post: “Maintain Your Musicianship: Dust Off Your Instrument & Experience the Benefits”: Reston, VA

January 1, 2019     INTERVIEWER & WRITER

Teaching Music Magazine "The Lowell Mason Award Recipients": New York, NY

January 1, 2019     INTERVIEWER & WRITER

Teaching Music Magazine "In Memoriam Michele Holt": New York, NY

January 1, 2019     AUTHOR

In Tune Monthly Magazine (Teacher Edition) article "A Prospective on Professionalism: Treating the Pursuit of Excellence As a Daily Habit": New York, NY

January 1, 2019     INTERVIEWER & WRITER

Teaching Music Magazine "Every Child's Right": New York, NY

January 1, 2019     INTERVIEWER & WRITER

Teaching Music Magazine "Accommodations & Modifications for Ukulele Players": New York, NY

January 9, 2019     SPEAKER

Interviewed for the Music Ed Podcast "Stronger Together: How to Get Administration on Your Side": Colorado Springs, CO

January 9 - 12, 2019     GUEST CONDUCTOR

Harford All-County Middle School Honor Band: Bel Air, MD

January 16, 2019     SPEAKER

Interviewed for the Music Ed Podcast "Prepare to Be Judged: There Is No Better Adjudicator Than Yourself": Colorado Springs, CO

January 24, 2019     CONSULTANT

York County School of Technology: York, PA

January 25 & 26, 2019     COORDINATOR

Howard County Secondary Solo & Ensemble Festival: Ellicott City, MD

February 2019     AUTHOR

In Tune Monthly Magazine (Teacher Edition) article "Do You Hear What I Hear?: Isolating and Attacking Musical Phrases for Accuracy": New York, NY

February 1, 2019     WRITER

Program Notes for Tyler S. Grant's "Banner in the Sky": Tuscaloosa, AL

February 1, 2019     PRESENTER

Maryland Music Educators Conference: Baltimore, MD

February 2019     AUTHOR

NAFME (National Association for Music Education) Blog Post: “Make It Stick: Implement Rehearsal Routines”: Reston, VA

February 5, 2019     PRESENTER

Howard County Music Educator Professional Development: Columbia, MD

February 8 & 9, 2019     ADJUDICATOR

Prince George's County Secondary Solo & Ensemble Festival: Hyattsville, MD

February 19, 2019     CONSULTANT

Bellefonte Area School District: Bellefonte, PA

February 26, 2019     CLINICIAN

Robert Goddard Middle School Band: Lantham, MD

February 26, 2019     CLINICIAN

Mt. Hebron High School Band: Ellicott City, MD

February 27, 2019     CLINICIAN

Greenbelt Middle School Band: Greenbelt, MD

February 27, 2019     CLINICIAN

Robert Goddard Middle School Orchestra: Lantham, MD

March 2019     AUTHOR

The Woman Conductor Journal (Women Band Directors International): Prepare to Be Judged: There Is No Better Adjudicator Than Yourself

March 2019     AUTHOR

NAFME (National Association for Music Education) Blog Post: “Get with the Program: It Can Be the Icing on a Concert's Cake”: Reston, VA

March 2, 2019     CLINICIAN

Peabody Preparatory Wind Band: Baltimore, MD

March 4 & 5, 2019     CLINICIAN

Century High School Band & Orchestra: Sykesville, MD

March 9, 2019     ADJUDICATOR

Harford County Secondary Solo & Ensemble Festival: Bel Air, MD

March 11 & 12, 2019     ADJUDICATOR

Harford County Middle & High School Band Assessment: Bel Air, MD

March 13, 2019     CONSULTANT

Mount View Middle School Orchestras: Marriottsville, MD

March 13 & 14, 2019     ADJUDICATOR

Howard County Middle School Band Adjudication: Columbia, MD

March 15, 21 & 22, 2019     ADJUDICATOR

Prince George's County Middle & High School Band Assessment: Upper Marlboro, MD

March 23, 2019     ADJUDICATOR

Anne Arundel County Secondary Solo & Ensemble Festival: Severna Park, MD

April 1 & 3, 2019     EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Auditions for Regional Repertory Wind Ensemble: Marriottsville, MD

April 4 - 6, 2019     PRESENTER

National Association for Music Education All-Eastern Division Conference: Pittsburgh, PA

June 7 - 9, 2019     EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Regional Repertory Wind Ensemble: Marriottsville, MD

July 15 - 19, 2019     CONDUCTOR

Marriotts Ridge Boosters Summer Band Camp: Marriottsville, MD

July 22 - 26, 2019     INSTRUCTOR

Graduate Course through The University of the Arts "Making Key Changes: Refresh Your Music Program": Villanova, PA


PREVIOUS ENGAGEMENTS

2016

Adjudicator, Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS), Middle School Band Assessment

Adjudicator, Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS), Middle & High School Solo Ensemble Festival

Adjudicator, Carroll County Public Schools (CCPS), Middle & High School Band Assessment

Adjudicator, Cecil County Public Schools (CCPS), Middle & High School Orchestra Assessment

Adjudicator, Howard County Public School System (HCPSS), Elementary Solo Ensemble Festival

Adjudicator, Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), Middle School Solo Ensemble Festival

Adjudicator, Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), High School Solo Ensemble Festival

Clinician, Annapolis Middle School Band

Clinician, Benjamin Banneker Middle School Band

Clinician, Crofton Middle School Band

Clinician, DeMatha Catholic High School Band

Clinician, Mayfield Woods Middle School

Clinician, Mount View Middle School Band

Clinician, Thomas W. Pyle Middle School Band

Clinician, Thomas Viaduct Middle School Band

Clinician, Westland Middle School Band

Conductor, Allegany All County Middle School Band

Conductor, Baltimore All County Middle School Band

Conductor, Marriotts Ridge High School Booster Camp, Middle & High School Summer Band Camp

Conductor, Northeastern Music Boosters (PA), York County Middle & High School Summer Band Camp

Conductor, Southern Maryland Tri-County Schools (MD), All-County Middle School Band

Conductor, York County Schools (PA), All-County Middle School Band

Director, Howard County Public School System (HCPSS), Middle School Gifted & Talented Band

Presenter, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's OrchKids: Baltimore, MD

Presenter, Catholic University of America: Washington, DC

Presenter, Cecil County Public School System (CCPS), Instrumental Music Educator Professional Development

Presenter, Howard County Public School System (HCPSS), New Music Teacher Orientation

Presenter, National Association for Music Education Conference: Dallas, TX

Presenter & Recruiter, Howard County Public School System (HCPSS), Howard University Student Intern Program

Presenter, Towson University: Towson, MD

2015

Adjudicator, Anne Arundel County Public School (AACPS), Middle School Band & Orchestra Assessment

Assistant Director, Regional Repertory Wind Ensemble with Frank Ticheli

Clinician, Cockeysville Middle School Band

Conductor, Marriotts Ridge High School Booster Camp, Middle & High School Summer Band Camp

Conductor, York County Schools (PA), All-County Middle School Band

Conductor, Carroll County Schools (CCPS), All-County Middle School Band

Conductor & Coordinator, Howard County Public School System (HCPSS), Middle School Honors Band

Mentor, University of Maryland (UMD), Music Student Internship

Presenter, Howard County Public School System (HCPSS), New Music Teacher Orientation

Presenter & Recruiter, Howard County Public School System (HCPSS), University of Delaware Student Intern Program

Presenter & Recruiter, Howard County Public School System (HCPSS), West Chester University Student Intern Program

2014

Adjudicator, Baltimore County Public School (BCPS), Middle & High School Band Assessment

Adjudicator, Prince George’s County Public School (PGCPS), Middle & High School Band Assessment

Adjudicator, St. Mary’s County Public School (SMCPS), Middle & High School Band Assessment

Assistant Director, Regional Repertory Wind Ensemble with Brian Balmages

Clinician, Cockeysville Middle School Band

Clinician, Lake Elkhorn Middle School Band

Conductor, Anne Arundel County Public School (AACPS), Intermediate Summer Band Camp

Conductor, Marriotts Ridge High School Booster Camp, Middle & High School Summer Band Camp

Conductor & Coordinator, Howard County Public School System (HCPSS), Middle School Honors Band

Presenter, Baltimore County Public School (BCPS), Music Educator Professional Development

Presenter, Calvert County Public Schools (CCPS), Music Educator Professional Development

Presenter, Maryland Music Educators Association (MMEA), Conference

Presenter, National Association for Music Education (NAfME), Meeting at University of Maryland Ch 225

Presenter, Towson University (TU), Student Intern Program

2013

Adjudicator, Anne Arundel County Public School (AACPS), Middle School Band & Orchestra Assessment

Assistant Director, Regional Repertory Wind Ensemble with Robert Sheldon

Conductor, Anne Arundel County Public School (AACPS), Intermediate Summer Band Camp

Conductor, Baltimore County Public School (BCPS), All-County Middle School Band

Conductor & Coordinator, Howard County Public School System (HCPSS), Middle School Honors Band

Mentor, Peabody Conservatory (JHU), Music Student Internship

Narrator, York County Schools, All-County Middle School Band

Presenter, Howard County Public School System (HCPSS), New Music Teacher Orientation

Presenter, Peabody Conservatory (JHU), Student Intern Program

Presenter, Delaware Music Educators Association (DMEA), Conference

2012

Adjudicator, Baltimore County Public School (BCPS), Middle School Band Assessment

Assistant Director, Regional Repertory Wind Ensemble with Richard Saucedo

Clinician, Dulaney High School Band

Clinician, Folly Quarter Middle School Band

Clinician, Wilde Lake Middle School Band

Conductor, Anne Arundel County Public School (AACPS), All-County Middle School Band

Conductor, Anne Arundel County Public School (AACPS), Intermediate Summer Band Camp

Conductor, University of Maryland (UMD), Intermediate Summer Band Camp

Conductor & Coordinator, Howard County Public School System (HCPSS), Middle School Honors Band

Mentor, Peabody Conservatory (JHU), Student Teacher Internship

Mentor, University of Maryland (UMD), Music Student Internship

Presenter, Maryland Music Educators Association (MMEA), Conference

Presenter, National Association for Music Education (NAfME), Meeting at University of Maryland Ch 225

Presenter, University of Maryland (UMD), Student Intern Music Program

2011

Assistant Director, Regional Repertory Wind Ensemble with Brian Balmages

Clinician, Dulaney High School Band

Conductor & Coordinator, Howard County Public School System (HCPSS), Middle School Honors Band

Instructor, University of Maryland (UMD), Youth Summer Band Camp’s Saxophone Section

Mentor, Towson University (TU), Music Student Internship

Presenter, Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA), Conference with District 11

2010

Assistant Director, Regional Repertory Wind Ensemble with Samuel Hazo

Conductor & Coordinator, Howard County Public School System (HCPSS), Middle School Honors (began in 2009)

Conductor & Recruiter, American Music Abroad (AMA), Bronze Tour of Europe (also 2008, 2007, & 2006)