Résumé

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Skills:

  • Team leadership and management
  • Supervising
  • Problem solving
  • Innovation
  • Marketing and Promotion
  • Customer Service
  • Audience Engagement
  • Organizational process efficiency
  • Project management
  • Languages
    • Native English speaker
    • Proficient in Spanish and German
    • Basic  Italian and Yiddish
    • Basic reading comprehension of French
  • Written and oral communication
    • Common business communications
    • Written copy for web
    • Written copy for print marketing and promotions
    • Grant application writing
    • Public speaking
    • Virtual event presentation
  • Events/programming
    • Creation, planning, execution
    • Audience development
    • In-person or virtual
    • Mission-based
  • Fundraising
    • Large and small campaigns
    • Established or new donor bases
    • Specialize in innovative partnerships
  • Digital marketing and promotion
  • Technology
    • Expert user of all common software
    • Web design (WordPress and basic HTML)
    • Virtual event presentation (Zoom, StreamYard, etc.)
    • General audio/recording/broadcast technology
    • Can support all Apple products

Current positions:

Education:

Doctor of Musical Arts, Orchestral Conducting, University of Houston (2011)
Master of Music, Instrumental Conducting, UNC – Greensboro (2005)
Bachelor of Arts, Music and Modern Culture Media, Brown University (2003)


Selected previous positions:

  • Interim Director of Orchestras, Grinnell College. (2017-2018)
  • Principal Guest Conductor, Piccadilly Symphony Orchestra of Manchester, U.K. (2015 – 2018)
  • Founder and Artistic Director, International Conductors’ Festival – Danville (2016)
    • Marketing Director
    • Development Director
    • Budget and Financial Director
    • Logistics Director
    • Performer Recruitment Director
  • Director of Instrumental Ensembles and Assistant Professor of Music at Centre College, in Danville, Kentucky (2012-2017)
    • Music Director, Recruiting Director, and Marketing Director, Centre College Orchestra
    • Music Director, Recruiting Director, and Marketing Director, Centre College Wind Ensemble
    • Music Director, Recruiting Director, and Marketing Director, Centre Pep Band
  • Founder and Music Director, Houston Heights Orchestra (2011-2012)
    • Marketing Director
    • Development Director
    • Budget and Financial Director
    • Logistics Director
    • Board Development
    • Performer Recruitment Director
    • Community Engagement Director
    • Educational Program Director
  • Conductor in Residence, Foundation for Modern Music, Houston, TX. (2010-2011)

Public Lectures and Talks:

But, it doesn’t sound Jewish! Solomon Rossi and the sound of Jewish liturgy (Limmud, MI, 2019)

“Collegiate Orchestras as Inclusive Classrooms: Being Part of the Solution.” Paper presentation, Oxford Conducting Institute Conducting Studies Conference, St. Anne’s College, Oxford University, June, 2018 and College Orchestra Directors Association National Conference, UC Irvine, February 2018.

“Conducting at a Liberal Arts College: Responsibilities and Possibilities.” Panel discussion, College Orchestra Directors Association National Conference, George Mason University, February 2017.

“Web Presence for You and Your Ensemble: What, Why, and How.” Paper presentation, College Orchestra Directors Association National Conference, University of Utah, January 2016.

“International Conductors’ Festival – Danville,” Luncheon address, Danville Rotary Club, Danville, KY, March, 2016.

“Feminine Leadership,” Keynote Address at Tau Beta Sigma Women in Music Conference, Houston, TX, April 2012

 

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