Faculty Guest Conducting and Accolades
Mason School of Music Faculty
Guest Conducting Engagements and Accolades
World Premiere of original composition: "Elegy, Prayer and Hymn" by the Yale University Concert Band, Dr. Thomas Duffy, conductor; Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, October 14, 2011.
Guest Conductor, All-New England Band Festival, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, New Hampshire; November 20&21, 2011.
Guest Conductor, University of Alabama-Birmingham Symphonic Band and High School Band Festival; Birmingham, Alabama; December 8-11, 2011.
Performances of two original compositions at Midwest International Band Clinic,
"Two American Canvases" (pub. Kjos Music Co.) by the Cobb Wind Symphony, Marietta, Georgia, Alfred Watkins, conductor, December 15, 2011; "Reminiscences" (pub. Kjos Music Co.) by the VanderCook College Concert Band, Chicago, Illinois, Charles Menghini, conductor, December 16, 2011; McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, Illinois.
Guest Conductor, 2012 Utah All-State Band, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, January 19-22, 2012.
Guest Conductor, 2012 University of North Carolina at Greensboro Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and High School Honor Band Festival, Greensboro, North Carolina, February 23-26, 2012.
Guest Conductor, 2012 Dorian Music Festival, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, February 27&28, 2012.
Guest Conductor, United States Military Academy (USMA) West Point Band, West Point, New York: recording session of two original compositions: "Elegy, Prayer and Hymn" and "Twin Ports Overture", April 5, 2012.
Guest Conductor, University of New Hampshire Wind Symphony, Durham, New Hampshire, April 28-30, 2012.
World Premiere of original composition: "Twin Ports Overture" by the Twin Ports Wind Orchestra, Dr. Mark Whitlock, conductor; University of Minnesota-Duluth, June 2, 2012.
Guest Conductor, Dixie Band Camp, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas, June 12-16, 2012.
Coordinator, National Band Association Young Composer Mentor Project, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, June 23-26, 2012.
2011-2012 Academic Year
Maine All –State Band, Portland, Maine Music Educators Association
Williamsburg Consort, Williamsburg, Virgina
Senior Regional Symphony Orchestra, Richmond, VA - Virginia Music Educators Association –
Montana All–State Symphony Orchestra, Billings, Montana Montana Music Educators Association.
Northern New York State Wind Symphony, Crane School of Music, SUNY, Potsdam, New York
The Afred/Belwin Publishing Company Professional Recording Band, Fairfax, Virginia
The United States Army Band, Fort Myer, Virginia @ The Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic, Chicago, IL
The United States Army Band, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Oklahoma Regional All-State Band, Stillwater, Oklahoma Oklahoma Music Educators Association
Nebraska Wesleyan University Honor Band,
Arkansas All – State Band, Hot Springs, Arkansas Music Educators Association
Acadia Wind Symphony, Oakland, Maine
The American Band College Director’s Band, Ashland, Oregon
Athens High School Symphony Orchestra, Troy Michigan
2012-2013 Academic Year
New York State All-State Symphony Band
Missouri All State Symphony Orchestra
South Carolina All-State Band
Georgia All-State Band