Speaking at Hub Vienna, July 2012

Professional Appointments

Faculty Positions
Asst. Professor & Director of Orchestras – UNC Charlotte (current)
Visiting Faculty, Director of Orchestras – Davidson College, NC (Spring 2016)
Adjunct (conducting) McGill University, 08-09
Adjunct (conducting) University of North Texas, 06-07
Adjunct (conducting) Denver University, 05-06

Speaking Engagements

Honours: Keynotes

“Reframing El Sistema Conference”, U Maryland Baltimore County (Apr 2016)
John Moores University, Liverpool UK (May 2013)
Alberta Music Education Conference (Nov 2012)
Southbank Centre, London UK (Jun 2012)
Hub Zurich (Jun 2012)
Hub Vienna (Jun 2012)
Québec Music Educators Conference (Nov 2011)
Leading Music Education, U of W. Ontario (May 2011)
El Sistema Seminar at Cape Town University (Mar 2011)
NAMM Conference, Anaheim (Jan 2011)
Taking Stock Symposium, Southbank Centre UK (Oct 2010)

Honours: Special Sessions

Respondent for closing session, Social Impact through Music Making “SIMM-Posium”, Guildhall School, London (Jul 2017)
Respondent for closing session, Special Interest Group for El Sistema, ISME (Jul 2016)
International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, San Francisco (Jul 2016)
Respondent for closing session, Special Interest Group for El Sistema, ISME (Jul 2014)

Guest Speaking Invitations
Givat Washington Academic College, Israel (Feb 2017)
Mozarteum, Salzburg (Feb 2015)
Fairfield University, CT, (Oct 2013)
Bridgeport University, CT, (Oct 2013)
Western Washington University (Jan 2013)
University of Victoria, Canada (Nov 2011)

Peer-reviewed Conference Invitations: Spoken Papers

ISME, Glasgow, (Jul 2016) “Understanding Social Action through Music”
International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, San Francisco (Jul 2016) “Out of sight, into mind”
Sempre: Music, Education and Technology, London UK (Mar 2016) “Out of sight, into mind”
Classical:NEXT, Rotterdam (May 2015) “El Sistema: Threat, Fad or Future of Music?”
Music Learning Revolution, London UK (Oct 2015)
University of London, UK (Apr 2015) “Reformation or Revolution?”
College Music Society Regional Conference (Mar 2015)

Peer-reviewed Conference Invitations: Posters

ISME, Glasgow, (Jul 2016) “Out of sight, into mind”

COCA 2017
The Carolinas Orchestral Conducting Academy, Class of 2017, with Maestro Christopher Warren Green (centre) and Jonathan Govias (far right), faculty


Masterclasses, Workshops, Teacher Training, & Facilitations

Givat Washington Academic College (Feb 2017)
UMass Amherst (Feb 2017)
Sistema Scotland (Jul 2016)
Sistema England (Oct 2015)
Minot State University, ND (Aug 2015)
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater OK (Dec 2015)
American University, Washington DC (Mar 2012)
St. James Music Academy, Vancouver (Jan 2014)
Núcleo Neojibá, Brasil,  (Feb 2010, Sep 2011)
Fundamusical Bolivar,  Venezuela (2010, 2011,2014)
Stellenbosch Universty, South Africa (Feb 2011)

Youth Orchestra Clinics and Workshops

Youth Music Monterey
New Jersey Youth Orchestras
CityMusic Cleveland
Orquestra Castro Alves, Salvador, Brazil
Orquestra Juvenil 2 Julho, Salvador, Brazil
Orquesta Infantil de Chiguará, Venezuela
Orquesta Infantil de Mucuchiés, Venezuela
Orquesta Juvenil del Estado Mérida, Venezuela
Orquesta Juvenil La Rinconada, Venezuela
In Harmony Lambeth, United Kingdom
In Harmony Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom