Education    Northwestern University

                      Doctor of Music in Conducting

                      Work with R. Harris, J. Paynter - Aug. 1993

 

                     Northwestern University

                      Ph. D. in Musicology (A.B.D.)

                      Music History, Organ - Candidacy Attained 1986

 

                     Concordia University - River Forest, IL

                      Master of Church Music

                      Composition, Organ, Voice - Aug. 1982

 

                     University of Missouri - St. Louis, MO

                      Bachelor of Music

                      Organ, Voice, Music Education - May, 1981

 

 

Experience    Teacher

                       London Middle School, August 2002 - present

 

                      Director of Choral Activities

                       Kentucky Wesleyan College  

                                            August, 2000-May, 2002

 

                      Chorus Master

                       Owensboro Symphony Orchestra Chorus

                                                    August, 2000-May, 2002

 

                             Artistic Director

                       Handel Week in Oak Park

                                               January, 2000 - present

 

                      Music Director

                            St. Patrick High School

                                                August, 1998 - June, 2000

                       

                            Dean

                       Chicago Chapter–American Guild of Organists

                                                          1997-2003

                  

                      Director of Choral Activities

                                                         Associate Professor

                       VanderCook College of Music

                                                February, 1995 - July, 1998

                  

                      Artistic Director

                       Park Forest Singers, Sept. 1994 - June, 1997

                  

                      Parish Musician

                        Grace Episcopal Church, Sept. 1994 - present

 

                      Founder and Artistic Director

                       Fleur de Lys, Chicago, IL. - Aug. 1990 - 1995

 

                      Conductor

                       Chicago Children's Choir    1988 -1997

                                                                1998 -1999

 

                      Chorus Master

                       Light Opera Works, Evanston, IL.

                                                          1986 - June 1999

 

 

Publications        ChicAGO Centenary Anthology

                                    Editor, World Library Publications, 2006

 

                             Pipe Organs of Chicago

                             With Stephen Schnurr; Chauncey Park Press, 2005

 

                             Liturgy as Formation

                                    The Episcopal Church Center, New York, NY, 2004

 

          Passacaglia Op. 5

                             Belwin Mills, Florida 1995

 

                             Chorale Prelude on "Herr, Ich Habe Misgehandelt"

                             Belwin Mills, Inclusion in Anthology

 

                             Chorale Prelude on "Herzliebster Jesu"

                             Belwin Mills, Florida 1994

 

                                    Partita on "Erhält Uns, Herr"  Op. 2                         

                             Belwin Mills, Florida 1989

 

                             Chorale Prelude on "Schmücke Dich"

                             Belwin Mills, Florida 1986

 

Affiliations   American Guild of Organists

                                         Dean, Chicago Chapter 1998-2003

                           Steering Committee 2006 National Convention-Chicago

                          Leadership Program for Musicians

                          Illinois Arts Council, Panelist, 1999

                          Organ Historical Society

                          American Guild of Musical Artists

                          American Musicological Society

                          Music Educators National Conference

                          American Choral Directors Association

 

                  

Certifications      Choir Master Certificate

                             American Guild of Organists, June 1983

 

 

Biographical  International Who's Who of Music and Musicians

Citations        11th, 12th, 17th, & 18th, Editions

                            Who's Who in the World: 15 th & 16 th Editions

                            Who's Who in America : 55th & 61st Editions

                            Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers: 5, 6 & 9th Editions

                            Who's Who in Entertainment: 3rd & 4th Editions

                            Who's Who in the Midwest: 23rd, 24th, 25th, & 26th, Editions

                            Dictionary of International Biography: 26th & 27th Editions

                            International Who's Who of Intellectuals: 13th Edition

 

 

 

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