Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • DMA – Choral Conducting – University of Illinois, Urbana, IL : 2012
  • MMus – Choral Conducting – University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB : 2002
  • BMus – Voice – University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB : 2000
  • BChurchMus – Canadian Mennonite Bible College, Winnipeg, MB : 1995

 

University Positions

  • Associate Professor of Music – Providence University College, Otterburne, MB : Sept 2013 – present
  • Music Instructor – Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB – Aug 2012 : April 2013
  • Assistant Professor of Music – Bluffton University, Bluffton, OH : September 2006 – May 2011

 

Conducting Positions

  • Artistic Director – Exaudi Chamber Choir, Steinbach, MB : Sept 2018 – present
  • Artistic Director – Pembina Trails Voices, Winnipeg, MB : Sept 2013 – June 2017
  • Conductor – Central Illinois Children’s Chorus, Champaign, IL : September 2004 – June 2006
  • Conductor – Edmonton Columbian Choirs, Edmonton, AB, Canada : September 2002 – June 2004
  • Conductor – St. David’s Welsh Male Voice Choir, Edmonton, AB, Canada : March 2002 – June 2004

 

Masterclasses

  • International Bach Academy with Helmuth Rilling – University of Toronto, Toronto, ON : Summer 2005
  • Summer Music Academy with Frieder Bernius – University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB : Summer 2002

 

Select Chorister Experience

  • Luminous Voices – Calgary, AB : 2013-2016
  • Pro Coro Canada – Edmonton, AB : 2001-2004
  • Winnipeg Singers – Winnipeg, MB : 1998 – 2000
  • Canzona – Winnipeg, MB : 1999

 

Professional Affiliations

  • Choral Canada
  • Manitoba Choral Association
  • American Choral Director’s Association
  • Chorus America
  • International Federation for Choral Music

 

Awards and Grants

  • Grant from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts for Doctoral Studies, Fall 2005
  • Beryl Barns Memorial Scholarship in Music Performance, Fall 2000 and 2001
  • Edmonton Swiss Men’s Choir Scholarship in Choral Conducting, Fall 2001
  • Logie Drew Scholarship in Choral Conducting, Fall 2000