Resume

Education

1992: Ph.D. in Music: Music Education
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

1986: Doctoral Candidacy
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

1981: Master of Music Degree in Music Education
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

1977: Graduate Studies in Jazz Education
NORTH TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY

1973: Bachelor of Music Degree (with Distinction) in Music Education
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

Teaching Experience

2001-
Schoolcraft College, Livonia MI
Associate Professorship in Music

  • Department chair. Responsibilities including courses in music technology, synthesizer ensemble, music theory, aural skills training, music history, music appreciation. 
  • Artistic Director of Noon Concerts and Evening Recitals.
1992 - 2001
The University of Michigan , Ann Arbor MI

Assistant Professorship in Music Education/Music Technology/Piano Pedagogy
  • Responsibilities including: courses in graduate research methods; music methods & materials; music technology and computer-based composition; class piano and piano pedagogy; and private instruction in jazz piano.
  • Summer courses and workshops in music technology, desktop multimedia, computer music programming, digital audio, MIDI performance techniques, the Internet, and synthesizer ensemble. 
  • Advisor to masters in music education students. 
  • Committee work including departments of Music Education, Piano, and Music & Media Technology; division of music pedagogy; Council of Department Representatives and Faculty Council for Graduate Studies (School of Music); Academic Computing Advisory Committee (U-M); Invention and Creativity (U-M); UMTV (University of Michigan cable television system — chair of School of Music unit).
1987 - 1992
The University Of Toledo, Toledo OH
Assistant Professorship in Music Education/Theory/Jazz Instruction

  • Responsibilities including: teacher training for general education majors (sightsinging, guitar, class piano); introduction to graduate studies in music education; freshman theory and ear training; history of jazz, jazz improvisation, jazz adjudicating; private instruction in jazz piano.
  • Committee work including Music Technology (chair), Arts and Science Council, Curriculum (music), Curriculum (education), Humanities Institute (Strategic Planning), Honors, Chairman’s Advisory.
  • Tenure and promotion to Associate Professor awarded Spring 1992.
1982 - 1985
The University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Graduate assistantship in Music Theory
Graduate assistantship in Music Education

  • Teaching responsibilities in Music Theory including training in aural skills, sightsinging, and basic musicianship for undergraduate non-music majors
  • Responsibilities in Music Education including: secondary methods classes; student teacher observation 
1980 - 1982
Henry Ford Community College, Dearborn MI
Summer Jazz Studies Program
  • Jazz improvisation and music theory instruction
1979 - 1980
National Music Camp, Interlochen MI
Director: All-State Jazz Band
  • Jazz band direction; jazz improvisation instruction
1974 - 1980
Ann Arbor Public Schools, Ann Arbor MI


High School (1974–1980)
    • Teaching responsibilities including: jazz bands and combos; jazz improvisation; chamber ensembles; music theory and appreciation; class piano; humanities; musical theater
Junior High School (1974–1976)
  • Teaching responsibilities including: choral and general music

Administrative Experience

2017 - 
Department Representative
SCHOOLCRAFT COLLEGE DEPARTMENT OF THEATER

2011 - 
Chair; Department Representative
SCHOOLCRAFT COLLEGE DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC

2007 - 2008
Treasurer
PIONEER BAND ASSOCIATION

1998 - 2000
Chair
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN: MUSIC EDUCATION GRADUATE COMMITTEE

1994 - 2000
Director
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN MUSIC TECHNOLOGY CAMP

1993 - 2011
Director, Co-Director, Consultant
MICHIGAN MUSIC TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

1993 - 1996
Summer Chair
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC EDUCATION

Keyboard Performance

2010 -
Schoolcraft College Annual Music Faculty Recital
  • 2010: N Kapustin, 24 Preludes in Jazz Style, Op. 53, preludes 1 - 6
  • 2011: N Kapustin, 24 Preludes in Jazz Style, Op. 53, preludes 7 - 12
  • 2012: N Kapustin, 24 Preludes in Jazz Style, Op. 53. preludes 13 - 18
  • 2013: N Kapustin, 24 Preludes in Jazz Style, Op. 53, preludes 19 - 24
  • 2014: N Kapustin, W Bolcom, A Khachaturian
  • 2015: E Grieg, Four Lyric Pieces
  • 2016: JS Bach, N Kapustin, Prelude and Fugue in A-flat Major
  • 2017: PI Tchaikovsky, The Seasons, Op. 37b
  • 2018: N Medtner, Forgotten Melodies, Op. 38
1992
Project Discovery Opening Concert
  • Solo Recital 
1987 - 1995
Toledo Symphony Orchestra
  • Solo and accompaniment performances 
1987 - 1992
The University of Toledo Faculty Jazz Combo
The Toledo Symphony Jazz Combo
  • Jazz piano performances 
1972 - 1987
The Gandy Dancer
  • Solo jazz piano, six nights per week

Chronology


                      National Music Camp, Interlochen
Henry Ford Community College Summer Jazz
                     
U-M Music Technology Camp
         
Ann Arbor Math Olympiad Cooperative
               

           
Ann Arbor
Public Schools



           
University of
Toledo

University of
Michigan

Schoolcraft
College
     

       
Gandy Dancer Restaurant

Ann Arbor
 
           
Michigan Music Technology Conference
Ann Arbor | Crystal Falls | Grand Rapids
  Michigan Jazz Festival      

Bachelor of
Music
University of
Michigan
          North Texas State     Master of Music
Univ. of Michigan
Doctoral Candidacy University of
Michigan
        PhD
U-M
                                                   

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