• MFA, Art History, Ohio University, 2008
  • BM, Vocal Performance, Capital University, 2009
  • BFA, Art History, Ohio University, 2000, summa cum laude
  • BA, Theatre, Ohio University, 2000, summa cum laude
Teaching Experience
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Ohio University, History of Art Survey and History of Photography, 2002-2003
  • As an Undergrad, I was a Music Theory and Music History tutor from 2007-2009
  • Vocal Pedagogy and Advanced Pedagogy at Capital University with Sharon Bennett.  I taught students as part of my training.
  • Estill Voice Training System, Levels 1 & 2 at OSU with Kerrie Obert and Diane Sheets for teaching voice.  I used this technique in my vocal pedagogy teaching demonstrations/training with my students for my critiques by Sharon Bennett, who accompanied me to the EVTS workshops.
  • Private voice teacher Columbus, OH 2007-2011
Academic Presentations

As a graduate student at Ohio University, I did a special presentation on the Architectural Sculpture of the Sun Temple of Konarak, Ohio University Art Historical Symposium, 2000.  This was a multi-school invitational symposium.

While I was a graduate student, working with the History of Photography, I was asked to do a special presentation on the stars of the Golden Years of Hollywood.  I presented Photography as Related to the Hollywood Stars of the 1920s-1940s, Ohio University, History of Photography to the undergraduate class as a special lecture.

Academic Performance Training Experience
  • Private French Horn lessons with Dr. Thomas Hunt, Ohio Northern University 2015-2018
  • French horn lessons with Nicholas J Perrini, Capital University, 1994-1996, 2006-2009
  • Private French horn lessons with Barbara Nokes, 1992-1995
  • ONU freelance Hornist, ONU Orchestra and Wind Symphony 2015-present
  • Ohio University MM program with Dr. Patricia Pease, Vocal Performance and Pedagogy 2010-2011
  • Private voice lessons with Ms. Eileen Davis, 2009
  • Capital University Community School of Music, voice lessons with Sharon Bennett 
  • Private electric bass lessons w/ Ed Moed, 2004-2012
  • Ohio University School of Music, voice (w/ Carolyn Lee) and French horn (w/ C. Scott Smith) lessons 2002-2003: 
  • Concert Band rotating French hornist 
  • Capital University/CLO Workshop, full scholarship recipient 1995-1996
  • Capital University Woodwind Quintet Workshop, full scholarship recipient, 1995-1996
  • Private voice lessons with Linda Ebright, 1992-1996
  • Private piano lessons with Linda Ebright, 1994-1996
  • Capital University Community School of Music, piano w/ Phillip Cordell, 1990-1994
  • Ohio University School of Music, voice w/ Dr. Ira Zook, 1996-1998
  • Ohio University, French horn w/ C. Scott Smith, 1996-2000
  • Various acting classes with William Fisher and Bob Winters at Ohio University, 1996-2000
  • Voice for the stage with Laura Parrotti, Ohio University, 1997-2000
  • Singing with the Lima Area Concert Band
Study Abroad Experience
  • Art History in Italy, Ohio University, Summer 1999
Language Skills
  • Proficient in Italian, German, and French, read/spoken
  • Basic skills in Spanish and Russian, some experience in Hebrew and Latin

Sarah Bernhardt the Visual Artist, thesis 2008, accessible online through Ohiolink

Selected Professional Experience
  • Lima Area Concert Band, Stage Door Canteen, Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center, Lima, Ohio 7/23/22
  • Opera Columbus, 2009-2010 season (chorus): Pagliacci, Mario Lanza Tributei Romeo & Juliet, and  The Arnold Classic 2008-2009.season (chorus):  Pearl Fishers and Turandot
  • Our Lady of Peace cantor/section leader, Linda L. Ebright, director
  • Professional Soloist, First and Second Church of Christian Scientist, Columbus, OH
  • First substitute for Soloist, Third Church of Christ, Scientist, Columbus, OH
  • Small combo gigs w/ Ed Moed:  Dick’s Den, Club Diversity, private functions, Columbus, OH:  
  • Singer w/ Souls of Swing in Lancaster, OH
  • Organist, Alger 1st United Methodist Church 2017-present
  • Margaret Guinsler Linker Scholarship Recipient for Performance 2008 (CU)
  • Capital University Music Scholarship and Grant recipient for BA Program 2007-2008 
  • 3rd Place Mature Singer at Buckeye NATS 2008 BGSU
Selected Musical Theatre/Theatre Experience
  • Capital University, Into the Woods, The Witch, Mark Baker director; 2009.
  • Warehouse Theatre, Six Women with Brain Death, Dee Shepard director; 2004
  • Columbus Children’s Theatre, touring company, Bill Goldsmith director; 2001
  • Columbus Children’s Theatre, Scrooge!, Mrs. Dilber, 2000
  • Stage5Rep, The Rocky Horror Show, ensemble, Beth Kattleman director 2000
  • Ohio University, Buried Child, Halle, 1999
  • Ohio Valley Summer Theater, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Nora, 1998
  • Athenean Players Theater, Into the Woods, Little Red Ridinghood, 1999
  • Athenean Players Theater, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Philia, 1998
  • Ohio Valley Summer Theater, Something’s Afoot, Hope Langdon, 1997
  • Columbus Junior Theatre, Cabaret, Sally Bowles, 1996
  • Park Playhouse, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Narrator, 1996
Audio/Visual Skills
  • Employed as graduate student in Ohio University Slide Library, 2002-2003
  • Dark room training/experience in both B/W and Color Photography, some Photoshop experience
  • Drawing skills in charcoal, graphite, and pastel
  • Etching experience
  • Painting, acrylic

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