Clinics and Educational Programs

Staff Development/In-Service Clinician


Carowinds Choral Festival (Adjudicator)
Charlotte, NC
2011 - 2016

Kemp Church Music Symposium
Westminster Choir, College, Princeton, NJ
October 2016

Kodaly Institute
Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ
Instructor:  Conducting & Choir
July 2016 

Michigan School Vocal Music Association
Adjudicator, Central Site
Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
May, 2016

ACDA Children’s and Youth Choir Conductor’s Retreat
Morristown, NJ 
“The Role of Children’s Choirs in Sacred Spaces”
January 2016
 
Choristers Guild Mid-Winter Workshop
Atlanta, Georgia
“Getting Out of the Rut: Ideas for Introducing New Music to Developing Singers”
“Strategies for Working with the Male Changing Voice in the Church Choir Setting”
“Conducting . . . from the Inside Out” 

January 2016

Kemp Church Music Symposium
Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ
“Great Hymn Arrangements for Adult, Youth, and Children’s Choirs”
October 2015
 
Hinshaw Music – Celebration Workshop, Raleigh, NC 
“Our Hope for the Future – Music for Children”
August 2015
 
Choral Panorama, Orlando Florida
Music Reading Sessions
“Everything Is Connected – Ideas for Introducing a New Song to Singers”
July 2015
 
Tennessee ACDA Conference, Chattanooga Tennessee
“Getting Out of the Rut...Ideas for Introducing a New Song to Young Singers”
“Conducting....From the Inside Out”

June 2015

South Dakota State University
“Getting Out of the Rut…Ideas for Introducing a New Song to Young Singers”
February 2015

North Carolina Music Educators Conference

“Getting Out of the Rut…Ideas for Introducing a New Song to Young Singers”
November 2014

Westminster Choir College Choral Pedagogy Institute
“Ideas for Introducing a New Song to Young Singers”
"Working with the Male Changing Voice in the Choral Setting”

August 2014

Missouri ACDA Conference
“Getting Out of the Rut…Ideas for Introducing a New Song to Young Singers”
“Conducting from the Inside Out
"
July 2014

North Carolina Summer Institute for Choral Arts
“Ideas for Introducing a New Song to Young Singers”
June 2014

Eastern Division ACDA Conference
Baltimore, Maryland
“Getting Out of the Rut…Ideas for Introducing a New Song to Young Singers”
February, 2014

Kemp Church Music Symposium
Westminster Choir College
Music Reading Session for Elementary Church Choirs
Great Hymns for Children Hymn Festival

October 2013

Ole Miss Choral Festival (Adjudicator)
University of Mississippi
Oxford, MS
October 2013

Westminster Choir College - Choral Pedagogy Institute

Princeton, NJ
August 2013
"Ideas for Introducing a New Song to Young Singers"
"Working with the Male Changing Voice in the Choral Setting"
"Conducting Children's Choirs"
 
New Jersey ACDA Summer Conference
Princeton, NJ
July 2013
"Getting Out of the Rut...Ideas for Introducing a New Song to Young Singers"
"Music Reading Session for Church Children's & Youth Choirs"
 
Alabama ACDA Summer Conference
Tuscaloosa, AL
July 2013
"Everything Is Connected...Ideas for Introducing a New Song to Young Singers"
"Strategies for Working with the Male Changing Voice in the Choral Setting"
"Music Reading Session for Children's and Youth Choirs"
 
Kentucky ACDA Summer Conference
Louisville, KY
July 2013
"Everything Is Connected...Ideas for Introducing a New Song to Young Singers"
"Earth, Wind & Fire: Nature Sings"  Music Reading Session

North Carolina Summer Institute for Choral Arts

Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC
June 2013
"Strategies for Working with the Male Changing Voice in the Choral Setting"

Middle School Choral Workshop
Roxbury High School
Succasunna, NJ
April, 2013

National ACDA Conference
Junior High/Middle School Roundtable Panelist
“Making Music Work for Middle School Chorus – Composition, Arrangement, and Editing for Real Life Experience and Excellence.”
March 2013


NJMEA Conference
"Getting Out of the Rut...Ideas for Introducing a New Song to Young Singers"
February 2013


2012 NJSMA High School Choral Festival (Adjudicator)
November 2012

Kemp Church Music Symposium
Westminster Choir College
“Enhancing Worship through Musical Collaboration:
Anthems for Adult, Youth, and Children’s Choirs”
October 2012

Cobb County School System (Georgia)
Middle School Choral Music In-Service
August, 2012


Kansas ACDA Summer Conference
"Music Reading Session for Elementary/Middle/High School Choirs"
"Strategies for Working with the Male Changing Voice"
"Getting Out of the Rut...Ideas for Introducing a New Song to Young Singers"
July, 2012


Lake Junaluska Music and Worship Arts Week
Lake Junaluska, NC
June 2012


"Music Reading Session for Youth Choirs"
"Strategies for Working with the Male Changing Voice"
"Getting Out of the Rut...Ideas for Introducing a New Song to Young Singers"

Carowinds Choral Festival (Adjudicator)
Charlotte, NC
April/May 2012; May 2011

North Carolina Music Educators Conference
Winston-Salem, NC
November 2011


- Collegiate Clinic:
"Choral Techniques and Classroom Management for the Middle School Choral Setting"
 
- Elementary Clinic:
"Earth, Wind, and Fire - Nature Sings"
Music Reading Session
 
- Middle School Choral Clinic:
"Strategies for Working with Boys in the Middle School Choral Setting"

American Guild of Organists Region IV Conference
"Working with the Male Changing Voice in the Choral Setting"
June 2011


NCMEA Central Region
Adjudicator, Solo & Small Ensemble Festival
March 2011

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Secondary Choral Teachers
"Getting Out of the Rut...Ideas for Introducing a New Song to Young Singers"
March 2011 


North Carolina Music Educators Conference
"Successful Strategies for Working with Middle School Chorus"
November, 2010


Association of Presbyterian Christian Educators

"Putting Together a Musical for Children and Youth"
Nashville, TN
January 2010
 
Amani Children's Foundation
Children's Choir Festival
Winston-Salem, NC
January 2010

Guest Composer

Clemmons Middle School
Winston-Salem, NC
November 6, 2009

Moore Music Company, Greensboro, NC
School Music Reading Session
August 2009, July 2010

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Secondary Choral Teachers
“Paint Me a Song” – Nature Themed Music Reading Session
August 2009

Mississippi Music ACDA/MMEA Conference
"Growing Beautiful Music - Ideas for Introducing a New Song to Young Singers" 
April 2009

Kansas Music Educators Association
"Ideas for the Creative Classroom"
February 2009 

South Carolina Music Educators Association
"Successful Strategies for Teaching Middle School Chorus"
"Earth, Wind & Fire - Nature Sings"     Music Reading Session
February 2009 
 

North Carolina Music Educators Association
"Masterworks for All Ages"     Music Reading Session
Dr. William Carroll, Dr. Maribeth Yoder-White, Tom Shelton
November 2008
 

Charlotte Children's Chorus - "Composer-in-Residence"
Composition Project, Grades 1 - 7
June 2008

Mississippi ACDA/MMEA Conference
"Ideas for the Creative Classroom"
March 2008

North Carolina Summer Institute for Choral Arts
Opera Improv Project, ages 8 - 12
June 2007

Southern Division - ACDA Conference, Charleston, WV
"Successful Strategies for Working with Boys in the Middle School Choral Setting"
February 2006

North Carolina Music Educators Conference
"Quality Music for the Elementary Choir - Reading Session"
November, 2005

East Carolina University: Middle School Workshop
"Composer-in-Residence"
June 2002

Alabama Music Educators Association
"Ideas for the Creative Classroom"
"Successful Strategies for Teaching Middle School Chorus"
January 2002

North Carolina Music Educators Association
"Working with Boys in the Middle School Choral Setting"
November 2001

Charlotte/Mecklenberg Schools
Elementary Music Teachers In-Service
August 2001

Durham City Schools
Middle School Choral Teachers In-Service
August 2001

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School System
Middle School Choral Teachers In-Service
August 2001

Pathways to Leadership - Salem Presbytery
"Children's Musicals: Successful Strategies for Putting Together a Musical Production (Grades K-5)"
"Sparking an Interest: Creative Ideas for Getting Youth to Sing! (Grades 6-12)"
 October 1998