EDUCATION Doctor of Musical Arts, May 2009 Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA · 2004-2006 Recipient of Paul K. & Evelyn E. Cook Richter Memorial Fellowship
Master of Music, May 2001 California State University, Northridge, Northridge, CA
Bachelor of Music, May 1997 California State University, Northridge, Northridge, CA
TEACHING EXPERIENCE Adjunct Faculty Art Institute of CA- Inland Empire, San Bernadino CA, October 2011- Present · Instructor of Audio Production- MIDI Systems, Music Composition Adjunct Faculty Pasadena City College, Pasadena CA, September 2013- 2014 · Instructor of Music Production and Recording
Music Director for 100 Years of Broadway, Feb. 2011- March 2011 South High School, Torrance, CA · Music Director for Music Production
Piano and Music Theory Instructor, July 2008- June 2010 Amadeus School of Music & Art, Granada Hills, CA · Private Piano Instructor to students of all ages. · Music Theory classroom instruction to students ages 5-15
Independent Private Piano Instructor, 1997- present Pasha Music School, North Hills, CA · Private Piano Instructor in home studio.
Piano Instructor, September 2000- October 2004 Kaye’s Music Scene, Reseda, CA · Private Piano Instructor to students from ages 5-adult.
Music Teacher, September 2000- June 2004 Castlebay Lane Elementary, Northridge, CA · General Music Instruction for K-5 classes. · Instruction of Music Theory, Recorders, Music History, Singing. · Prepared students for various concerts.
Substitute Teacher, September 2000- June 2001 Burbank Unified School District, Burbank, CA · Substitute Teacher for all subjects for K- 12.
Music Teacher, September 1999- June 2000 Jefferson Middle School, Torrance, CA · Instruction to Concert Band & Choir. · Preparing for various concerts during the school year. · Teaching musical instruments, singing, music theory & history.
ACADEMIC CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS 2006 Conference on Current Pagan Studies, CGU · Presentation “Chants in Wiccan and Pagan Rituals” · Published by Witch’s Voice (www.witchvox.com)
2007 Conference on Current Pagan Studies, CGU · Presentation “Pagan Theology in Songs and Chant”
2008 Conference on Current Pagan Studies, CGU · Presentation “Pagan Music: Finding Tradition from the Chaos”
2009 Conference on Current Pagan Studies, CGU · Presentation of Powerpoint “Using Music as a Magickal Tool”
2010 Conference on Current Pagan Studies, CGU · Presentation of paper “Sustainability of Music in Paganism”
2011 Conference on Current Pagan Studies, CGU · Presentation of paper “The building of music in the Pagan Community”
SKILLS & EXPERIENCES · Music Editing and Proofreading · Music Theory and Musicianship Instruction · Committee member for New Directions Composers Group · Committee Member of CGU Current Pagan Studies · Expert Level of Music Technology · Expert Level of Finale, Logic, & Pro Tools · Music Copying and Notation · Ethno-musicology Research · Hands on training of various musical instruments · Freelance work for composers, professors, film makers, and students · Orchestration & arranging for various ensembles · Commission from professional musicians
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS Professional Musicians, Local 47, Hollywood, CA ASCAP, New York, NY American Composers Forum, Los Angeles Chapter