Experience & Education

Current

  • Music Teacher for Portland Public Schools, Skyline Elementary
    September 2009 to Present (over 8 years)

    Teach classroom music to grades K-8: singing, recorder, guitar, band, create & perform. Facilitate performances.

  • Theory Teacher for Portland Youth Philharmonic
    September 1995 to Present (over 22 years)

    Develop and teach theory curriculum to young orchestral musicians ages 8 - 21, utilizing my training in Dalcroze Eurhythmics.

Past

  • Orchestra Teacher for North Clackamas Schools
    February 2011 to June 2011 (4 months)

    Develop curriculum and teach string orchestra musicians grades 4 - 6. Facilitate performances.

  • Lecturer, Principal Pianist for Smith College Dance Department
    September 1987 to May 1988 (8 months)

    Principal pianist, dance department & 5 College Consortium, develop and teach curriculum (Rhythmic Analysis) for graduate students in dance.

  • Music Theory Teacher for Emerson College
    September 1986 to January 1987 (4 months)

    Develop curriculum and teach music theory to Music Theater students.

Education

  • MAT in Education at Marylhurst University
    2007 to 2009 (2 years)
  • in Dalcroze Eurhythmics at Longy School of Music
    1989 to 1994 (5 years)
  • in Graduate studies in Music at University of Lowell
    1988 to 1988 (Less than a year)
  • Diploma in Jazz Piano Performance at Berklee College of Music
    1978 to 1982 (4 years)
  • BA in Music Theory/Composition at Lewis & Clark College
    1969 to 1973 (4 years)