MAKING KEY CHANGES

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Tuesdays & Thursdays

PRIVATE SAXOPHONE INSTRUCTOR

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February 2 - 4, 2023    

GUEST CONDUCTOR

Washington County Middle School Honor Band: Hagerstown, Maryland

 

January, 2023    

GUEST CONDUCTOR

Howard County Middle School Honor Band: Columbia, Maryland

 

November 3 - 4, 2022    

GUEST CONDUCTOR

Centre County Middle School Honor Band: Bellefonte, Pennsylvania

 

August 15, 2022 

SPEAKER 

Frederick County Public Schools: Maryland

Session:  "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Is My Program Reflecting All?"

 

July 18 - 22, 2022

INSTRUCTOR

The University of the Arts: Pennsylvania @ Villanova University

Course:  "Making Key Changes: Refresh Your Music Program"

Enroll in the course.

 

June 9 - July 28, 2022

INSTRUCTOR

VanderCook College of Music: online via Zoom

Course:  "Making Key Changes: Refresh Your Music Program"

Enroll in the course.

 

June 8, 2022  

CLINICIAN

Bonnie Branch Middle School Bands: Howard County, Maryland

 

June 7, 2022

SPEAKER  virtual

Maryland Student Women Supporting Women

Session:  "Making Key Changes: Embrace Your Uniqueness!"

Time:  4:30 pm EDT

 

June 7, 2022

CO-AUTHOR

"5 Things Teachers Can Do to Recharge Over the Summer" - article to be published for the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), co-authored with Dr. Jaime Bonato

 

June 3, 2022  

ADJUDICATOR

Music in the Parks/Festivals of Music: Hershey Park, Pennsylvania

 

May 23, 2022

SPEAKER  virtual

National Association for Music Education (NAfME) - Webinar

Session:  "Making Key Changes: End-of-Year Questions for Reflection and Strategies to Refresh"

Time:  7 pm EDT

Register for the webinar.

 

May 22, 2022

SPEAKER  virtual

College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) - Eastern Division - Small Band Program Working Group

Session:  "Making Key Changes: Protecting Mental Health for Yourself and Your Students"

Join the Zoom meeting.

 

May 9, 2022 

SPEAKER  virtual

San Bernardino City USD Visual & Performing Arts: California

Session:  "Making Key Changes: Refresh Your Music Program - Part 6 of 6"

 

May 3, 2022

AUTHOR

“The Final Countdown: Make the Moments Count Rather Than Count the Days that Remain" 

 

April 21, 2022  

ADJUDICATOR

Montgomery County Middle & High School Band Assessment: Maryland

 

April 20, 2022  

CLINICIAN

Walker Mill Middle School Band: Prince George's County, Maryland

Kenmoor Middle School Band: Prince George's County, Maryland

 

April 19, 22 - 23, 2022   

CONDUCTOR

Howard County Middle School Honor Band: Ellicott City, Maryland

 

April 13, 2022

RESEARCHER & PRESENTER  virtual

Liberty University: Virginia

Research Presentation: "The Student Voice: Perception of Students' Representation of Themselves in the Secondary Band Curriculum" 

 

April 11, 2022 

SPEAKER  virtual

San Bernardino City USD Visual & Performing Arts: California

Session:  "Making Key Changes: Refresh Your Music Program - Part 5 of 6"

 

April 7, 2022

PRESENTER 

Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Convention: Pocono Manor, Pennsylvania

Session:  "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Am I Providing Opportunities Reflecting All?"

 

April 5, 2022

SPEAKER  virtual

University of Maryland

Session:  "Embrace Your Uniqueness: Strategies to Launch Your Career"

 

April 5, 2022

CO-AUTHOR

“The Heartbreaking Truth about Education: Why and How Will We Survive?" - article published for the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), co-authored with Ken Buck

 

April 2, 2022   

COORDINATOR

Howard County Secondary Solo and Ensemble Festival: Ellicott City, Maryland

 

March 29, 2022

SPEAKER  virtual

West Chester University: Pennsylvania

Session:  "Stronger Together:  Create, Collaborate, and Connect with Administrators"

 

March 17, 2022

AUTHOR

“A Question for Reflection: Do Students and Staff See a Representation of Women in Music?" - article published for the National Association for Music Education (NAfME)

 

March 14, 2022

SPEAKER  virtual

College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) - Eastern Division - Small Band Program Working Group

Session:  "Making Key Changes: Refresh Yourself"

 

March 12, 2022  

ADJUDICATOR  virtual

Harford County Solo & Ensemble Festival: Maryland

 

March 9, 2022  

ADJUDICATOR

Frederick County Middle School Band Assessment: Maryland

 

March 8, 2022  

ADJUDICATOR

Frederick County Middle School Band Assessment: Maryland

 

March 7, 2022 

SPEAKER  virtual

San Bernardino City USD Visual & Performing Arts: California

Session:  "Making Key Changes: Refresh Your Music Program - Part 4 of 6"

 

March 2022 

WRITER 

Program Note for composer Adrian B. Sim's new composition, "Fanfare for Flight"

 

February 26, 2022  

ADJUDICATOR

Shenandoah Junction Region Middle & High School Jazz Band Festival: West Virginia

 

February 18, 2022

SPEAKER

Shamong Township Schools: New Jersey

Session #1: "Build It and They Will Come: Recruiting & Retaining Students"

Session #2:  "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Am I Providing Opportunities Reflecting All?"

Session #3:  "Preparation for Assessement: Preparing for Performance & Constructing Selected Response Questions"

 

February 11, 2022

PRESENTER 

Texas Music Educators Association Convention: San Antonio, Texas

Session:  "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Am I Providing Opportunities Reflecting All?"

 

February 8, 2022

CO-AUTHOR

“Keeping It Real: Authentic Experiences in Education" - article published for the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), co-authored with Andrew B. Spang

 

February 7, 2022

SPEAKER  virtual

The University of the Arts: Pennsylvania

Session:  "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Am I Providing Opportunities Reflecting All?"

 

January 31, 2022 

SPEAKER  virtual

San Bernardino City USD Visual & Performing Arts: California

Session:  "Making Key Changes: Refresh Your Music Program - Part 3 of 6"

 

January 29, 2022   

COORDINATOR

Howard County Secondary Solo and Ensemble Festival: Ellicott City, Maryland

 

January 17, 2022

SPEAKER

Bergenfield Public School District: New Jersey

Professional Development Day:  "Making Key Changes: Refresh Your Music Program"

Session #1: "Perception Is Everything" and "Routines & Relationships Rule"

Session #2: "Build It and They Will Come: Recruiting & Retaining Students"

 

January 3 - 9, 2022   

CONDUCTOR

Howard County Middle School Honor Band: Ellicott City, Maryland

 

December 16, 2021

PRESENTER 

8:30 am - 9:30 am

Room W 181

The Midwest Clinic - International Band & Orchestra Conference: Chicago, Illinois

Session:  "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Am I Providing Opportunities Reflecting All?"

 

December 10, 2021 

CANDIDATE  virtual

Liberty University: Virginia

Doctoral Defense in the candidacy of the degree of Doctor of Music Education (DME): "The Student Voice: Perception of Students' Representation of Themselves in the Secondary Band Curriculum" 

 

December 6, 2021 

SPEAKER  virtual

San Bernardino City USD Visual & Performing Arts: California

Session:  "Making Key Changes: Refresh Your Music Program - Part 2 of 6"

 

November 9, 2021

CONTRIBUTOR

“10 Books to Improve Practice: Part I - Why Practice Works" - article published for the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), contributed with Kyle Oberhauser

 

November 8, 2021 

SPEAKER  virtual

San Bernardino City USD Visual & Performing Arts: California

Session:  "Making Key Changes: Refresh Your Music Program - Part 1 of 6"

 

November 4, 2021

PRESENTER virtual

2021 National Association for Music Education Music Program Leaders Forum

Session:  "Stronger Together: Create, Collaborate, and Connect with Administrators"

 

November 2, 2021

SPEAKER  virtual

Rahway Public Schools: New Jersey

Session:  "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Am I Providing Opportunities Reflecting All?"

 

November 2, 2021

SPEAKER

Tredyffrin Easttown School District: Wayne, Pennsylvania

Session #1:  "Build It and They Will Come: Recruiting and Retaining Students"

Session #2:  "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Am I Providing Opportunities Reflecting All?"

 

October 19, 2021

AUTHOR

“A Pathway to Perpetual Purpose and Pride: Sharing Stories About Ourselves" - article published for the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), co-authored with Jonathan Grantham

 

October 14, 2021

SPEAKER

Washington County Public Schools: Maryland

Session #1:  "Build It and They Will Come: Recruiting and Retaining Students"

Session #2:  "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Am I Providing Opportunities Reflecting All?"

 

October 11, 2021

SPEAKER

Livingston Public Schools: New Jersey

Session #1:  "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Am I Providing Opportunities Reflecting All?"

Session #2:  "Stronger Together: Create, Collaborate, and Connect with Administrators"

 

September 14, 2021

AUTHOR

“Exponential Potential: All Ensemble Members Are Important" - article published for the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), co-authored with Jonathan Sindler & David Matchim

 

September 11, 2021

PRESENTER virtual

Right Brain Solutions: California

Session:  "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Am I Providing Opportunities Reflecting All?"

 

September 2, 2021

SPEAKER  virtual 

Rahway Public Schools: New Jersey

Session:  "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Am I Providing Opportunities Reflecting All?"

 

September 2, 2021

SPEAKER  virtual 

Bergenfield Public School District: New Jersey

Session:  "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Am I Providing Opportunities Reflecting All?"

 

September 2021 - May 2022

ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBER

Status of Women Mentoring Program for the North American Saxophone Alliance

Review Mentoring Program

 

August 30, 2021

SPEAKER 

Cecil County Public Schools: Maryland

Session:  "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Am I Providing Opportunities Reflecting All?"

 

August 14, 2021

AUTHOR

"The Meaning of Mentorship" - interview with Dr. Neil Anderson, Steve LitWiller, and Dr. Jamila L. McWhirter, article published for Teaching Music Magazine