E n g a g e m e n t s

Jun 06, 2022

Visiting Professor

London Residency

A month long residency in collaboration with AIFS.  The residency will be centrally located in London with focus on working with college students.  Visits to multiple schools will be included.

May 14, 2021

Guest Conductor

Lake Elsinore District Honor Band, Lake Elisnore, CA

The Lake Elsinore District Honor Band is comprised of the finest student musicians from the area high schools.

Apr 30, 2021

Guest Conductor

Val Verde District Honor Band,Val Verde, CA

The Val Verde District Honor Band is comprised of the finest student musicians from the area high schools.

Mar 04, 2021

Chair of the Board

4CSD Conference, Claremont California

The California Community College Council for Staff Development holds an annual statewide conference for professional development administrators and coordinators.  The conference gives PD practitioners the opportunity to network and share best practices while gaining insight and information from luminaries in the field.  

Feb 20, 2021

Presenter

California All-State Music Educators Conference, Virtual

CASMEC is the largest music education conference in the state of California, bringing together teachers and students from all grade levels from primary to collegiate.  Session Topic: Core Conducting: Using the Space and Time Between the Ictus

Feb 19, 2021

Presenter

California All-State Music Educators Conference, Virtual

CASMEC is the largest music education conference in the state of California, bringing together teachers and students from all grade levels from primary to collegiate.  Session Topic: Director Role in Ensembles: What is Your True Purpose?

Nov 30, 2020

Presenter

ITLC Lilly Online Conference

The Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning provides opportunities for the presentation of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Faculty and administrators at various stages in their academic careers come from across the United States, representing nearly every discipline found in higher education. Session Topic: Online Teaching: The Balancing Act of Synchronous and Asynchronous Delivery 

Nov 20, 2020

Presenter

MACCC Conference-Virtual

The Music Association of California Community Colleges annual conference hosts faculty and students from all over the state.  Session Topic: The Resilient Professor; Recouping the Emotional Cost of Teaching. 

Nov 11, 2020

Presenter

Scholars Program at Freemen's City of London School

Freemen's City of London School is a co-educational private school with a 90 year history .  It is recognized as one of the top schools in the UK.  Session Topic:  How to Engage Your Audience in an Online Presentation.

Oct 03, 2020

Presenter

On Course National Conference-Virtual

The On Course National Conference is known for providing the opportunity to college faculty to learn great new strategies from educators who are changing the lives of their students and transforming their colleges into learner-centered institutions. Professors gather from all over the country to exchange and celebrate best practices in student success…from immediately usable instructional and counseling strategies to campus-wide programs that increase retention and student academic success.   Topic: The Emotional Cost of Teaching: Identifiers and Strategies to Recoup

Oct 02, 2020

Presenter

On Course National Conference-Virtual

The On Course National Conference is known for providing the opportunity to college faculty to learn great new strategies from educators who are changing the lives of their students and transforming their colleges into learner-centered institutions. Professors gather from all over the country to exchange and celebrate best practices in student success…from immediately usable instructional and counseling strategies to campus-wide programs that increase retention and student academic success.   Topic: Expansive Education: Thinking Outside the Block

Sep 26, 2020

Presenter

Symposium Retreat on Teaching and Learning-Virtual

The Symposium champions the advancement of educator and student success. The Symposium facilitates the discussion of innovative ideas and the exploration of the best learning practices. Presentation Title: Expansive Education; Creating a Climate for Success In and Out of Your Classroom

Aug 08, 2020

Southeastern President

CMEA Annual Board Meeting

The California Music Educators Association (CMEA) is a Federated unit of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME).Membership is open to all music educators working in public and private schools, colleges, and universities in California.

Aug 07, 2020

Execute Board, Chair

4CSD Annual Execute Board Retreat

The California Community College Council for Staff  Development is an organization that provides training resources and networking opportunities for staff development professionals of the California community colleges.  4CSD is a leader and advocate for professional development at the state level.

Jul 21, 2020

Presenter

CBDNA Webinar Series

College Band Directors National Association is devoted to advocating for the teaching, performance, study and cultivation of music, with particular focus on the wind band medium. 

Jul 03, 2020

Visiting Professor

London Residency

A month long residency in collaboration with AIFS.  The residency will be centrally located in London with focus on working with college students.  Visits to multiple schools will be included.

Jun 22, 2020

Presenter

2020 CTX Summer Insititute

This 3-day workshop is a hands-on, total immersion professional learning experience where college faculty discover, explore, and apply the latest educational technology apps towards increased student engagement and success and they reflect on their own teaching practices.  Topic:  The Collaborative Observational Reflective Experience (C.O.R.E.) Program for Teachers

May 30, 2020

Plenary Speaker

Lilly Conference-Virtual

The Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning provides opportunities for the presentation of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Faculty and administrators at various stages in their academic careers come from across the United States, representing nearly every discipline found in higher education. The Emotional Cost of Teaching: Identifiers and Strategies to Recoup

Jun 15, 2020

Guest Conductor

Kansas State University Music Camp, Manhattan, KS

K-State hosts its annual week long summer music camp for students age 10-18, drawing students from the midwest states and further.

May 31, 2020

The Teaching Professors Conference, Atlanta Georgia

This conference provides a thought-provoking and stimulating forum for educators to share best practices that advance college teaching and learning. This two-and-a-half-day event presents the newest thinking on improving teaching and learning.  

May 30, 2020

Conductor

High School Honor Band, Norwalk, CA

Directing the finest players from surrounding high school districts

May 26, 2020

Presenter

2020 Summer Insititute

This 3-day workshop is a hands-on, total immersion professional learning experience where college faculty discover, explore, and apply the latest educational technology apps towards increased student engagement and success and they reflect on their own teaching practices.  Topic:  The Collaborative Observational Reflective Experience (C.O.R.E.) Program for Teachers

May 25, 2020

Conductor

Memorial Day Performances

The City of Cerritos remembers and honors military personnel who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.  The Cerritos College Band has been honored to provide ceremonial music for this regal event for several years.

May 21, 2020

Guest Speaker

Estancia High School Leadership Virtual Session

This virtual series brings in experts in the field of music education and band directing to cover topics that help students with musical skill building, leadership, and shared experiences that come from being in a band together.

May 15, 2020

Conductor

Spring Concert

The Band, Orchestra, and Choir at Cerritos College present the annual spring concert in the Burnight Theater.  Masterworks, favorite standards, and new works are enjoyed by a full house of community families and members.  This event is always full so advanced ticket purchase is suggested.

May 14, 2020

Guest Conductor

Lake Elsinore District Honor Band, Lake Elisnore, CA

The Lake Elsinore District Honor Band is comprised of the finest student musicians from the area high schools.

May 13, 2020

Director

Jazz Spring Concert

The Jazz Band at Cerritos College opens its venue to a few local high school or middle school music programs for an evening of family-friendly, high energy music of jazz classics, masterworks, and new literature for jazz bands.  Admission is free.

May 13, 2020

Guest Speaker

RCC Virtual Guest Series

This virtual series brings in experts in the field of music education and band directing to cover topics that help students with musical skill building, leadership, and shared experiences that come from being in a band together.

May 10, 2020

Musical Director

Musical Review

A collaborative performance with students from the theater, music, and dance departments from Cerritos College.

May 09, 2020

Musical Director

Musical Review

A collaborative performance with students from the theater, music, and dance departments from Cerritos College.

May 08, 2020

Musical Director

Musical Review

A collaborative performance with students from the theater, music, and dance departments from Cerritos College.

May 09, 2020

Presenter

On Course National Conference

The On Course National Conference is known for providing the opportunity to college faculty to learn great new strategies from educators who are changing the lives of their students and transforming their colleges into learner-centered institutions. Professors gather from all over the country to exchange and celebrate best practices in student success…from immediately usable instructional and counseling strategies to campus-wide programs that increase retention and student academic success.   Topic: The Emotional Cost of Teaching: Identifiers and Strategies to Recoup

Apr 07, 2020

Guest Speaker

Romana Dynasty Band Virtual Guest Series

This virtual series brings in experts in the field of music education and band directing to cover topics that help students with musical skill building, leadership, and shared experiences that come from being in a band together.

May 08, 2020

Presenter

On Course National Conference

The On Course National Conference is known for providing the opportunity to college faculty to learn great new strategies from educators who are changing the lives of their students and transforming their colleges into learner-centered institutions. Professors gather from all over the country to exchange and celebrate best practices in student success…from immediately usable instructional and counseling strategies to campus-wide programs that increase retention and student academic success.   Topic: Expansive Education: Thinking Outside the Block

May 01, 2020

Musical Director

Musical Review

A collaborative performance with students from the theater, music, and dance departments from Cerritos College.

May 02, 2020

Musical Director

Musical Review

A collaborative performance with students from the theater, music, and dance departments from Cerritos College.

May 01, 2020

Keynote, Presenter, Facilitator

Tenure Track Faculty Academy, Orange Coast College

Orange Coast College offers an inspirational day of professional development for all tenure track faculty.  Keynote title: Life Long Learning and Service.  Presentation Title: Expansive Education; Increasing student success and engagement through reflection and action using the 10 choices that expansive educators make.

Apr 26, 2020

Presenter

Teacher Success Workshop

A one day workshop geared for music educators from throughout Southern California and in collaboration with Conn-Selmer.  Special guest; luminary Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser.

Apr 17, 2020

Adjudicator

Forum Festivals

Adjudicate instrumental ensembles that travel from throughout Southern California and beyond. Forum Music Festivals enriches students’ lives through performance and provides educational opportunities outside the classroom.

Apr 07, 2020

Conductor

Band Exchange Concert

The Band at Cerritos College opens its venue to a few local high school or middle school music programs for an evening of family-friendly music of classic, masterworks, and new literature for bands.  Admission is free.

Mar 27, 2020

Adjudicator

Forum Festivals

Adjudicate instrumental ensembles that travel from throughout Southern California and beyond. Forum Music Festivals enriches students’ lives through performance and provides educational opportunities outside the classroom.

Mar 21, 2020

Conductor

Lawrence R. Sutherland Wind Band Festival, Fresno, CA

One of the largest band festivals on the west coast featuring high school and college ensembles

Mar 18, 2020

Clinician & Adjudicator

ABC All District Band Festival

This two day festival highlights the middle school and high school band instrumental programs from the ABC school districts.

Mar 14, 2020

Guest Conductor

Val Verde District Honor Band,Val Verde, CA

The Val Verde District Honor Band is comprised of the finest student musicians from the area high schools.

Mar 11, 2020

Director

Jazz Exchange Concert

The Jazz Band at Cerritos College opens its venue to a few local high school or middle school music programs for an evening of family-friendly, high energy music of jazz classics, masterworks, and new literature for jazz bands.  Admission is free.

Mar 06, 2020

Chair of the Board

4CSD Conference, Claremont California

The California Community College Council for Staff Development holds an annual statewide conference for professional development administrators and coordinators.  The conference gives PD practitioners the opportunity to network and share best practices while gaining insight and information from luminaries in the field.  

Mar 02, 2020

Conductor

Band and Orchestra Exchange Concert

The Band and Orchestra at Cerritos College open their venue to a few local high school or middle school music programs for an evening of family-friendly music of classic, masterworks, and new literature for bands (and orchestra!).  Admission is free.

Feb 28, 2020

Plenary Speaker

Lilly Conference

The Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning provides opportunities for the presentation of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Faculty and administrators at various stages in their academic careers come from across the United States, representing nearly every discipline found in higher education. The Emotional Cost of Teaching: Identifiers and Strategies to Recoup

Feb 21, 2020

Presenter

California All-State Music Educators Conference, San Jose, CA

CASMEC is the largest music education conference in the state of California, bringing together teachers and students from all grade levels from primary to collegiate.  Topic: Choose Your Words Wisely; How to Integrate Musical Concepts into Rehearsals

Feb 12, 2020

Guest Conductor

ABC District Honor Band, Cerritos, CA

The ABC District Honor Band is comprised of the finest student musicians from the area high schools.

Jan 17, 2020

SCSBOA Conference, Anaheim, CA

The Southern California Band and Orchestra Association conference brings together hundreds of directors in a multi-day event.  

Dec 20, 2019

Conductor

Winter Concert

The Band, Orchestra, and Choir at Cerritos College present the annual winter concert in the Burnight Theater.  Holiday favorites are enjoyed by a full house of community families and members.  This event is always full so advanced ticket purchase is suggested.

Nov 16, 2019

Presenter

MACCC Conference, San Francisco CA

The Music Association of California Community Colleges annual conference hosts faculty and students from all over the state.  Presentation Title:Accessibility in Your Music Course/Ensemble:  What You Need to Know

Nov 15, 2019

Presenter

MACCC Conference, San Francisco CA

The Music Association of California Community Colleges annual conference hosts faculty and students from all over the state.  Presentation Title: Go Pop! Go Rock! Go Commercial Music Program!

Nov 08, 2019

NAfME National Conference

Powerful sessions, rousing student performances, and the chance to connect with music educators from around the nation! NAfME is also excited to bring the All-National Honor Ensembles back to the National Conference.

Oct 30, 2019

Director

Jazz Exchange Concert

The Jazz Band at Cerritos College opens its venue to a few local high school or middle school music programs for an evening of family-friendly, high energy music of jazz classics, masterworks, and new literature for jazz bands.  Admission is free.

Oct 14, 2019

Conductor

Band and Orchestra Exchange Concert

The Band and Orchestra at Cerritos College open their venue to a few local high school or middle school music programs for an evening of family-friendly music of classic, masterworks, and new literature for bands (and orchestra!).  Admission is free.

Sep 28, 2019

Adjudicator & Clinician

Central States Marching Festival, KS

The top marching bands from throughout the central states perform and compete in a day-long festival at Kansas State University.  Nationally recognized adjudicators and clinicians are brought in to this prestigious event.

Aug 13, 2019

Presenter

Pathways to the Creative Economy in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture, the Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective, and the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation invite representatives from educational institutions and programs that prepare youth for the creative economy to participate in a Countywide creative career pathways for youth initiative that aims to build a robust, diverse, and inclusive workforce.

Jul 31, 2019

Chair of the Board

4CSD Board Retreat

The California Community College Counsel on Staff Development holds its annual two-day retreat to develop goals and strategies for the upcoming year and conference as well as identifying accomplishments for the most recent academic year.  4CSD is the largest professional development organization for community college teachers.

Jul 22, 2019

Presenter & Facilitator

Washington Union School District Professional Development Day

A full day of professional development for the music educators of WUSD.  Topics:  The Emotional Cost of Teaching; Balancing Life and Career.  Creating Collaborative Opportunities Across the District.

Jun 24, 2019

Leadership Presenter

Northern Arizona University Music Camp, Flagstaff AZ

NAU hosts its annual two-week summer music camp for students aged 12-18, drawing students from all over Arizona and the surrounding states.  The leadership component allows students to focus on building their leadership skills as they discover the many components and characteristics that make a successful leader.

Jun 09, 2019

Guest Conductor

Kansas State University Music Camp, Manhattan, KS

K-State hosts its annual week long summer music camp for students age 10-18, drawing students from the midwest states and further.

Jun 07, 2019

Presenter

The Teaching Professors Conference, New Orleans LA

This conference provides a thought-provoking and stimulating forum for educators to share best practices that advance college teaching and learning. This two-and-a-half-day event presents the newest thinking on improving teaching and learning.  Presentation Title: Preparing Students For Success In Life Outside of Your Classroom.

Jun 01, 2019

Conductor

High School Honor Band, Norwalk, CA

Directing the finest players from surrounding high school districts

May 31, 2019

Adjudicator

Forum Festivals

Adjudicate instrumental ensembles that travel from throughout Southern California and beyond 

May 28, 2019

Presenter & Facilitator

2019 Summer Insititute

This 3-day workshop is a hands-on, total immersion professional learning experience where college faculty discover, explore, and apply the latest educational technology apps towards increased student engagement and success and they reflect on their own teaching practices.  Topics:  The C.O.R.E. Program for Teachers, Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning, Building a Team for Universal Access and 508 Compliance.

May 20, 2019

Guest Conductor

Hope Rising -Diamond Bar High School Wind Ensemble

Hope Rising is an original work for band composed by David Betancourt in response to the shootings at Parkland in 2018.  It pays homage to the victims and honors the students that rose up and demanded change.  Diamond Bar High School has one of the premier music programs in the state of California.  The instrumental program is directed by Mr. Steve Acciani, who also directs the wind ensemble.

May 13, 2019

Keynote, Presenter, Facilitator

Innovation Institute at Lewis and Clark College, Portland OR

Lewis and Clark College offers an inspirational day of professional development for faculty as part of their annual Innovation Institute.  Keynote title: Life Long Learning and Service.  Presentation Title: Expansive Education; Increasing student success and engagement through reflection and action using the 10 choices that expansive educators make.

Apr 18, 2019

Guest Conductor

Fontana Unified School District Honor Band

Fontana Unified School District annual Honor Band gathers the finest middle school and high school students from the district for an opportunity to play together under the direction of renown conductors.

Apr 12, 2019

Presenter

On Course National Conference

The On Course National Conference is known for providing the opportunity to college faculty to learn great new strategies from educators who are changing the lives of their students and transforming their colleges into learner-centered institutions. Professors gather from all over the country to exchange and celebrate best practices in student success…from immediately usable instructional and counseling strategies to campus-wide programs that increase retention and student academic success.   Presentation Title: C.O.R.E Program for Teachers: Collaborative Observational Reflective Experience Program

Apr 04, 2019

Facilitator and Coordinator

Academic Excellence Awards Ceremony, Cerritos College, CA

An evening of celebrating college students who have excelled and been recognized as the top student in their discipline

Mar 29, 2019

Adjudicator

Forum Festivals

Adjudicate instrumental ensembles that travel from throughout Southern California and beyond 

Mar 22, 2019

Adjudicator

Forum Festivals

Adjudicate instrumental ensembles that travel from throughout Southern California and beyond 

Mar 19, 2019

Guest Conductor

Hope Rising - Walnut Creek Concert Band, Walnut Creek, CA

Hope Rising is an original work for band composed by David Betancourt in response to the shootings at Parkland in 2018.  It pays homage to the victims and honors the students that rose up and demanded change.  The Walnut Creek Concert Band is the official band in the city of Walnut Creek and is directed by Mr. Harvey Benstein.

Mar 15, 2019

Guest Clinician

San Leandro High School Band

San Leandro High School is located in Northern California.  The band will be touring as part of the Achievement in Music Program.  The band is under the direction of Mr. Jarrett Hansen.

Mar 14, 2019

Guest Clinician

The American School of Tegucigalpa Honor Band

The AST Honor Band is based in Tegucigalpa, Honduras and is comprised of the finest students in the band program.  As an international college preparatory school, The American School of Tegucigalpa sets the highest standards of academic performance while offering co-curricular programs is an integral part of the learning environment.

Mar 08, 2019

Presenter

4CSD Conference, Claremont California

The California Community College Council for Staff Development holds an annual statewide conference for professional development administrators and coordinators.  The conference gives PD practitioners the opportunity to network and share best practices while gaining insight and information from luminaries in the field.  Presentation Title:  The C.O.R.E. Program; Collaborative Observational Reflective Experience

Mar 08, 2019

Presenter

4CSD Conference, Claremont California

The California Community College Council for Staff Development holds an annual statewide conference for professional development administrators and coordinators.  The conference gives PD practitioners the opportunity to network and share best practices while gaining insight and information from luminaries in the field.  Presentation Title:  Going Digital with Flex:  Using a Digital Platform to Simplify Your Campus Flex Program.

Mar 07, 2019

Presenter

4CSD Conference, Claremont California

The California Community College Council for Staff Development holds an annual statewide conference for professional development administrators and coordinators.  The conference gives PD practitioners the opportunity to network and share best practices while gaining insight and information from luminaries in the field.  Presentation Title:  The Expansive Education Model; Applying the Model to Professional Development

Mar 01, 2019

Keynote, Presenter, Facilitator

Tenure Track Faculty Academy, Orange Coast College

Orange Coast College offers an inspirational day of professional development for all tenure track faculty.  Keynote title: Life Long Learning and Service.  Presentation Title: Expansive Education; Increasing student success and engagement through reflection and action using the 10 choices that expansive educators make.

Mar 02, 2019

Presenter

Lilly Conference

The Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning provides opportunities for the presentation of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Faculty and administrators at various stages in their academic careers come from across the United States, representing nearly every discipline found in higher education. Presentation Title: C.O.R.E Program for Teachers: Collaborative Observational Reflective Experience Program

Feb 28, 2019

Presenter

Lilly Conference

The Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning provides opportunities for the presentation of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Faculty and administrators at various stages in their academic careers come from across the United States, representing nearly every discipline found in higher education. Presentation Title: Expansive Education; Thinking Outside the Box

Feb 22, 2019

Adjudicator

Mayfair Jazz Festival

The annual Mayfair Jazz Festival brings in some of the finest high school jazz bands from the surrounding area in a two day festival of non-stop live jazz.

Feb 21, 2019

Guest Clinician

Miller High School Pre-Festival Concert

Miller High School gathers it's various ensembles to perform and have the opportunity to receive critics and and a clinic from renown conductors.

Feb 15, 2019

Presenter

California All-State Music Educators Conference, San Jose, CA

CASMEC is the largest music education conference in the state of California, bringing together teachers and students from all grade levels from primary to collegiate.  Presentation Title: Discovering the puzzle: A guide to score study for all levels of ensembles

Feb 11, 2019

Guest Clinician

Concordia University Jazz

Concordia University is a vibrant private four-year university with a flourishing music department.  

Jan 25, 2019

Presenter

SCSBOA Conference, Anaheim, CA

The Southern California Band and Orchestra Association conference brings together hundreds of directors in a multi-day event.  Presentation Title: Discovering the puzzle: A guide to score study for all levels of ensembles

Dec 20, 2018

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The Midwest Clinic, Chicago IL

With more than 17,000 attendees from all 50 states and more than 30 countries, The Midwest Clinic is the largest conference of its type in the world.  The Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference offers guests interested in music education an array of clinics and exhibits, as well as access to music and teaching icons.

Nov 17, 2018

Presenter

MACCC Conference, San Francisco CA, Topic: How to Have a Successful Visit to High Schools in Your Area

The Music Association of California Community Colleges annual conference hosts faculty and students from all over the state.  Presentation Title: Balancing Personal Life and Career

Nov 16, 2018

Presenter

MACCC Conference, San Francisco CA, Topic: Helping First Generation Students Navigate College Through Your Program

The Music Association of California Community Colleges annual conference hosts faculty and students from all over the state.  Presentation Title: Balancing Personal Life and Career

Oct 06, 2018

Adjudicator & Clinician

Central States Marching Festival, KS

The top marching bands from throughout the central states perform and compete in a day-long festival at Kansas State University.  Nationally recognized adjudicators and clinicians are brought in to this prestigious event.

Sep 25, 2018

Keynote, Presenter, Facilitator, Consultant

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT RESIDENCY, CITY OF LONDON FREEMENS SCHOOL, UNITED KINGDOM

A visiting residency working with the entire faculty on teaching and learning at one of England's premier private educational institutions.

Sep 08, 2018

Presenter

Beyond the Podium, Southern California, Topic: Conducting Bootcamp

SCSBOA and Conn-Selmer sponsor this one day conference for beginning and developing instrumental music directors, bringing in experts from throughout the country.  Session Topic:  Conducting Bootcamp; What Gestures Matter

Aug 08, 2018

Lead Facilitator and Presenter

New Faculty Orientation

The New Faculty Orientation Program at Cerritos College is on of the flagship programs of the Center for Teaching Excellence and has a state-wide reputation for providing a quality experience for new faculty.

Aug 09, 2018

Lead Facilitator and Presenter

Educational Technology: Canvas Training

This hands-0n workshop provides new and veteran college faculty members the opportunity to learn the basics of Canvas; a course management system that has be adopted state-wide by the California Community Colleges.  Advances tools are also demonstrated.

Jul 01, 2018

Guest Conductor of Wind Symphony

Northern Arizona University Music Camp, Flagstaff Arizona

NAU hosts its annual two-week summer music camp for students aged 12-18, drawing students from all over Arizona.  The Wind Symphony is an audition only ensemble that is comprised of the top students in the camp.  

Jun 26, 2018

Keynote, Presenter, Facilitator, Consultant

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT RESIDENCY, CITY OF LONDON FREEMENS SCHOOL, UNITED KINGDOM

A 1-week residency working with the entire faculty on teaching and learning at one of England's premier private educational institutions.

Jun 17, 2018

Leadership Presenter

Northern Arizona University Music Camp, Flagstaff Arizona

NAU hosts its annual two-week summer music camp for students aged 12-18, drawing students from all over Arizona.  The leadership component allows students to focus on building their leadership skills as they discover the many components and characteristics that make a successful leader.

Jun 14, 2018

Guest Conductor

Kansas State University Music Camp, Manhattan, KS

K-State hosts its annual week long summer music camp for students age 10-18, drawing students from the midwest states and further.

Jun 01, 2018

Adjudicator

Forum Festivals

Adjudicate instrumental ensembles that travel from throughout Southern California and beyond 

May 24, 2018

Conductor

CC High School Honor Band, Norwalk, CA

Directing the finest players from surrounding high school districts

May 22, 2018

Presenter & Facilitator

2018 Summer Insititute

This 3-day workshop is a hands-on, total immersion professional learning experience where college faculty discover, explore, and apply the latest educational technology apps towards increased student engagement and success and they reflect on their own teaching practices.

Apr 20, 2018

Adjudicator

Forum Festivals

Adjudicate instrumental ensembles that travel from throughout Southern California and beyond 

Mar 29, 2018

Facilitator and Coordinator

Academic Excellence Awards Ceremony, Cerritos College, CA

An evening of celebrating college students who have excelled and been recognized as the top student in their discipline

Apr 14, 2018

Guest Conductor

Nevada All-State Band, Las Vegas, NV

Nevada Music Educators Association hosts its annual all-state conference and honor band, featuring professional development for teachers and rehearsals/performances for the state's finest young musicians.

Mar 30, 2018

Adjudicator

Forum Festivals

Adjudicate instrumental ensembles that travel from throughout Southern California and beyond 

Mar 16, 2018

Presenter

4CSD Conference, Claremont California

The California Community College Council for Staff and Organizational Developments holds an annual statewide conference for professional development administrators and coordinators.  Session Topic:  Strengthening Your Professional Learning Climate Through New Faculty Training Programs

Mar 15, 2018

Presenter

4CSD Conference, Claremont California

The California Community College Council for Staff and Organizational Developments holds an annual statewide conference for professional development administrators and coordinators.  Session Topic:  effective Collaborations Towards Increased Professional Learning Opportunities

Mar 14, 2018

Presenter

4CSD Conference, Claremont California

The California Community College Council for Staff and Organizational Developments holds an annual statewide conference for professional development administrators and coordinators.  Session Topic:  Presenting an Effective Canvas Training Session

Mar 10, 2018

Adjudicator

Glendale Unified School District Music Festival

Adjudicate this high profile music festival that showcases the best musicians in the Glendale school district

Mar 07, 2018

Presenter

ED TECH DAY

A one-day conference dedicated to exploring best practices in educational technology

Feb 23, 2018

Adjudicator

Mayfair Jazz Festival

The annual Mayfair Jazz Festival brings in some of the finest high school jazz bands from the surrounding area in a two day festival of non-stop live jazz.

Feb 17, 2018

Presenter

California All-State Music Educators Conference, San Jose, CA

CASMEC is the largest music education conference in the state of California, bringing together teachers and students from all grade levels from primary to collegiate.  Presentation Title: Balancing Life and Career

Feb 16, 2018

Presenter

California All-State Music Educators Conference, San Jose, CA

CASMEC is the largest music education conference in the state of California, bringing together teachers and students from all grade levels from primary to collegiate.  Presentation Title: The Three Pillars of Ensemble Directing

Feb 15, 2018

Presenter

California All-State Music Educators Conference, San Jose, CA

CASMEC is the largest music education conference in the state of California, bringing together teachers and students from all grade levels from primary to collegiate.  Presentation Title: Giving Your Students Opportunities to Succeed in Music After High School

Feb 15, 2018

Guest Clinician

Minnesota Band Clinic

Bands from Minnesota combine and travel out to California to perform, engage in cultural outreach, and receive clinics from experts.

Jan 26, 2018

Presenter

SCSBOA Conference, Anaheim, CA

The Southern California Band and Orchestra Association conference brings together hundreds of directors in a multi-day event.  Presentation Title: The Three Pillars of Ensemble Directing

Jan 26, 2018

Presenter

SCSBOA Conference, Anaheim, CA

The Southern California Band and Orchestra Association conference brings together hundreds of directors in a multi-day event.  Presentation Title: Trumpet Pedagogy; A Hands On Approach

Nov 17, 2017

Presenter

MACCC Conference, San Francisco CA, Topic: Managing Personal Life and Career

The Music Association of California Community Colleges annual conference hosts faculty and students from all over the state.  Presentation Title: Balancing Personal Life and Career

Nov 17, 2017

Presenter

MACCC Conference, San Francisco CA, Topic: Recruitment Strategies for your Music Department

The Music Association of California Community Colleges annual conference hosts faculty and students from all over the state.  Presentation Title: Recruitment Strategies for Your Music Department

Nov 03, 2017

Host & Co-Presenter (with David Wiley)

Student Success Conference, Cerritos College

The Center for Teaching Excellence at Cerritos College hosts this annual interactive conference that focuses on student success and engagement.  This year's theme is: Creating Access and Equity for Students with Open Educational Resources.  Session Title:  Accessing Licensed Resources

Oct 27, 2017

POD Conference, Montreal Canada

The annual POD Network conference typically attracts between 700 and 1,000 people, and primarily targets practitioners in the fields of educational and organizational development, both novice and experienced.  The conference theme this year is:  Defining What Matters: Understanding and Enhancing the Impact of Educational Development.

Sep 09, 2017

Presenter

Beyond the Podium, Southern California, Topic: What is Your BIG picture and Philosophy on Music Education?

SCSBOA and Conn-Selmer sponsor this beginning and developing teaching workshop with professional development topics on starting a booster organization, speaking to administrators, and developing your music education philosophy.

Aug 31, 2017

Keynote Speaker

Convocation, Cerritos College Topic: Service & Life Long Learning

This annual event showcases the many student, faculty, and campus success stories while also introducing the campus to new employees.  I highlight of the ceremony is the presentation given by the keynote speaker.

Aug 25, 2017

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference, Olympia, WA

The SoTL conference is geared towards professors of higher education institutions and will focus on the scholarship of teaching and learning with an emphasis on an equity mindset.

Aug 11, 2017

Keynote & Facilitator

Faculty Professional Learning Flex Day, San Bernardino College, Topic: Open Educational Resources

A Professional Development day designed to introduce the benefits and application of Open Educational Resources to faculty towards increased student engagement and success while bringing down the cost of books.

Jun 26, 2017

Keynote, Presenter, Facilitator, Consultant

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT RESIDENCY, FRENSHAM HEIGHTS, UNITED KINGDOM

A 1-week residency working with the entire faculty on teaching and learning at one of England's premier private educational institutions.

May 26, 2017

Adjudicator

Forum Festivals

Adjudicate instrumental ensembles that travel from throughout Southern California and beyond 

May 25, 2017

Conductor

CC High School Honor Band, Norwalk, CA

Directing the finest players from surrounding high school districts

May 05, 2017

Keynote Speaker

Women Hold Up Half the Sky - 2017 Conference

This conference is hosted by the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC). The AAWCC changes women’s lives through education, service and leadership development.

Apr 28, 2017

Adjudicator

Music in the Parks

Adjudicate instrumental ensembles that travel from throughout Southern California and beyond 

Apr 08, 2017

Guest Speaker & Clinician

Southern California Intercollegiate Music Education Conference 2017

A one-day conference sponsored by the CSUN NAfME Collegiate Chapter for college students from all over southern California.

Mar 31, 2017

Adjudicator

Forum Festivals

Adjudicate instrumental ensembles that travel from throughout Southern California and beyond 

Mar 30, 2017

Facilitator and Coordinator

Academic Excellence Awards Ceremony, Cerritos College, CA

An evening of celebrating college students who have excelled and been recognized as the top student in their discipline

Mar 27, 2017

Guest Adjudicator & Clinician

KENNEWICK BAND FESTIVAL, Washington

A multi-day band festival featuring the finest area high school ensembles.

Mar 25, 2017

Conductor

Lawrence R. Sutherland Wind Band Festival, Fresno, CA

One of the largest band festivals on the west coast featuring high school and college ensembles

Mar 17, 2017

Presenter

4CSD Conference, Topic: Using the FLEX Calendar Guidelines Towards Increased On-Campus Professional Learning Activities

The California Community College Council for Staff and Organizational Developments holds an annual statewide conference where workshops focus on topics that are relevant to those who coordinate or are interested in professional development programs...

Mar 17, 2017

Presenter

4CSD Conference, Topic: Effective Collaborations Towards Increased Professional Learning Opportunities

The California Community College Council for Staff and Organizational Developments holds an annual statewide conference where workshops focus on topics that are relevant to those who coordinate or are interested in professional development programs...

Mar 16, 2017

Presenter

4CSD Conference, Topic: Effective Communication Towards Increased Awareness and Attendance at Professional Learning Activities.

The California Community College Council for Staff and Organizational Developments holds an annual statewide conference where workshops focus on topics that are relevant to those who coordinate or are interested in professional development programs...

Mar 14, 2017

Adjudicator/Clinician

FUSD High School Band Festival

Fresno Unified District-wide High School Band Festival

Mar 11, 2017