Michigan (Ann Arbor) 2015-Present

  • Toledo Symphony, 2019-2020 season, 3rd Flute/Piccolo

  • Detroit Symphony, Substitute, Flute/Piccolo

  • Michigan Philharmonic, Piccolo

  • Battle Creek Symphony, Substitute, Flute/Piccolo

  • Kalamazoo Symphony, Substitute, Flute/Piccolo

 California (Palo Alto) 2013-2015

  • Ensemble San Francisco, Guest Performer, Flute

  • Santa Rosa Symphony (CA), Substitute, Piccolo

  • Stockton Symphony (CA), Substitute, Flute

 Massachusetts (Boston) 1999-2013

  • Boston Pops Orchestra, Substitute, Flute/Piccolo

  • Tanglewood Music Center Contemporary Music Festival, Flute/Piccolo (summer 2012)

  • Portland Symphony (ME), Substitute Flute/Piccolo

  • Rhode Island Philharmonic, Substitute, Flute/Piccolo

  • Granite State Opera and Orchestra (NH), Substitute Flute

  • Opera Boston, Substitute Piccolo

  • Salisbury Symphony, Soloist

  • Music Academy of the West (summer 2000)

  • Bowdoin International Music Festival (summer 1996)

 

Chamber Music

            Stratus Ensemble, StratusEnsemble.com (2015-present)

Flutist & Founder

  • Stix & Tones Educational Program (Interactive community outreach program for all ages)

  • Recitals

  • Commissions

    • Wally Gunn consortium commission (completion date: Summer, 2016)

    • Valerie Coleman consortium commission (completion date: April, 2016)

 

            Vento Chiaro, Inc. Woodwind Quintet (www.ventochiaro.org) (1997-2013)

Flutist & President

  • Competitions

    • Fischoff, Silver Medal (2000)

    • Coleman Chamber Music Association Competition, Saunderson Prize (2000)

    • Concert Artist Guild, semi finalist (2001)

  • Resident Woodwind Quintet, Boston University Tanglewood Institute (2001-present)

    • coordinate wind chamber music for wind ensemble program

    • auditions and seating for wind ensemble

    • work closely with conductors to develop programming

    • facilitate composer workshops

  • Residency, Longy School of Music (1999-2006)

    • teach chamber music masterclasses for the conservatory woodwind seminar

    • teach composition seminars on writing for woodwind instruments and woodwind quintet

    • teach business seminar on running a chamber ensemble

    • present family series concert to generate revenue for the preparatory department

  • Other Residencies, Colleges and Universities

    • Harvard University, MIT, Providence College

Vento Chiaro, cont.

  • Free For All Concert Fund Grant Recipient (2011-2013)

    • develop and implement programming for area colleges

    • develop and implement programming for family concerts

    • steward high-level donors from program vision to delivery and follow-through 

  • Composers who wrote for Vento Chiaro

    • Justin Casinghino-One Hen 2012

    • Michael Gandolfi-“Preludes”, Amnesty International fundraiser, 2008

    • Robert Dick-Startling Stories 2007

  • CD Ongaku Label (http://www.ongaku-records.com)

 

Beaver Country Day School (2000-2013)

Faculty and Administrator

  • Director of Chamber Music

    • organize, facilitate, and coach ensembles for Upper School and Middle School

    • produce concerts for music department

    • incorporate technology into curriculum using Google platforms and applications

    • develop and implement interdisciplinary programs with the Drama, Visual Art, Math, English, and History departments

    • communication regularly with parents and students regarding progress

    • collaborate with admissions regarding prospective students

    • serve as Interim department chair (2009-2010)

  • Private Lessons Coordinator

    • hire and oversee 10+ private lesson instructors

    • oversee budget including direct bills and revenue generation

    • select scholarship recipients and allocate funds

 

Boston University (2006-2013)

Adjunct Faculty (2010-2013)

Lecturer (2006-2010)

  • founding director of Boston University Music Organization Flute Ensemble           

 

Director of Peninsula Youth Symphony Flute Ensembles (2014-2015)

 

The Harker School (2014-2015)

Lower School and Middle School Flute Instructor

 

Education/Instructors

  • Artist Diploma in Chamber Music Performance: Longy School of Music (1999-2001)

    • Robert Willoughby, former Principal Flute, Cleveland Orchestra                                           

  • Masters of Music in Orchestral Performance: Peabody Conservatory of John’s Hopkins University (1997-1999)

    • Mark Sparks, Principal Flute, St. Louis Symphony

  • Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance: Boston University (1993-1997)

    • Doriot Dwyer, former Principal Flute, Boston Symphony Orchestra

  • Additional studies with:

    • Amy Porter, Flute Instructor, University of Michigan

    • Elizabeth Rowe, Principal Flute, Boston Symphony Orchestra

    • Cindy Meyers, Piccolo, Boston Symphony Orchestra

    • Geralyn Coticone, former Piccolo, Boston Symphony Orchestra

    • Alice Weinreb, Second Flute, National Symphony Orchestra