Career Highlights

                                           Career Highlights

Education

  • Graduated from  University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music
  • Studied with Thomas Schippers, Louis Lane, Dennis Russell Davies, Gerhard Samuel, Sheldon Morgenstern
  • Studied at the Aspen Music School, the Monteux School, and the Goldovsky Summer Opera Institute
  • Invited by Claudio Abbado to  follow rehearsals and performances at Teatro alla Scala in Milan, The Edinburgh Festival, the Vienna Philharmonic, and the Berlin Philharmonic

Previous Professional Positions

  • Assistant and Associate Conductor of the Canton Symphony
  • Regional Pops Conductor for the Cincinnati Symphony
  • Cover Conductor for the Cleveland Orchestra
  • Principal Conductor for BalletMet Columbus
  • Music Director of the Ohio Light Opera
  • Regular Guest Conductor of the College Light Opera
  • Music Director of the Young Artists Opera Theater
  • Music Director of the Lakeland Civic Orchestra
  • Music Director of the Kent State University Sinfonia
  • Interim Conductor of the Cedarville University Orchestra

Awards

  • ASCAP/League of American Orchestras Award for Adventurous Programming
  • Columbus Symphony Orchestra Educator of the Year Award
  • City of Westerville Year of the Arts Honoree
  • Columbus Dispatch Best Classical Music/Dance Events of the Year (Multiple years)
  • League of American Orchestras National Conductor Preview
  • Phi Delta Kappa Lay Community Service Award for educational activities
  • Northern Ohio Live magazine "New Leader" - introduced by regional magazine as "one of northern Ohio's men and women under forty who are changing the region with their fliar, energy, and creativity."

 

Recent Guest Conducting

  • Orquesta Filarmonica de Montevideo
  • Opera Columbus
  • Seattle Symphony
  • Otterbein Opera Theater                         
  • West Virginia Symphony
  • Hong Kong Sinfonietta
  • Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra
  • Dallas Symphony
  • Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic
  • Tulsa Philharmonic
  • Detroit Symphony
  • The Louisville Orchestra
  • Indianapolis Symphony
  • Kansas City Symphony
  • Cincinnati Symphony
  • Phoenix Symphony
  • Peter Nero's Philly Pops
  • Chautauqua Symphony
  • Canton Civic Opera
  • Canton Symphony
  • Napa Valley Symphony
  • North Carolina Symphony
  • Youngstown Symphony
  • San Antonio Symphony
  • Roanoke (VA) Symphony
  • Erie Philharmonic
  • Syracuse Symphony

 

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