Teaching

We live in this world in order to learn industriously and, by exchanging our ideas, to enlighten one another and thus endeavor to promote the sciences and the fine arts.

                                                                             Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1776



August 2016 - Present: Educational web project Settecentista. A series of videos whose primary aim is to help listeners learn the conventions--melodic, harmonic, and formal--that underlie eighteenth-century music.

July 2016: Served on the doctoral dissertation committee for Emily Wuchner, University of Illinois, "The Tonkünstler-Societät and the Oratorio in Vienna, 1771–1798" (PhD, 2017)

April 2016: Served on the doctoral dissertation committee for Jessica Abbazio, University of Maryland, "Antonio Salieri's La calamita de' cuori (1774): Sources, Form, Context" (PhD, 2016)

May 2015: Served as an examiner for the master's thesis of Heath Landers, University of Newcastle, Australia, "Rhetorical Concepts and Mozart: Elements of Classical Oratory in his Drammi per Musica" (MPhil, 2015)

February 2015: Lectured on opera buffa in eighteenth-century Vienna at a workshop for young singers at the Bayerische Theaterakademie, Munich, organized by ENOA (European Network of Opera Academies)

September 2012–April 2013: Visiting Lecturer, University of Michigan. Courses for upper-division undergraduates and graduate students on the eighteenth-century symphony, opera from Monteverdi to Mozart, and eighteenth-century music; and a graduate seminar on J. S. Bach; served on the doctoral dissertation committee for Alison DeSimone, "The Myth of the Diva: Female Opera Singers and Collaborative Performance in Early Eighteenth-Century London" (PhD, 2013) 

January 2010–April 2011: Visiting Professor of Music, University of Pittsburgh. Two-semester music history survey for undergraduate majors, elective courses for undergraduates (Introduction to Opera, Music in the Eighteenth Century, Beethoven), and two graduate seminars (Opera in Eighteenth-Century Vienna, Music in Eighteenth-Century Berlin) 

December 2009: Served on the jury for doctoral thesis of David Gasche, Université François-Rablais de Tours and Universität Wien, "La Musique de circonstance pour Harmoniemusik à Vienna, 1760–1820" (PhD, 2009)

November 2005: Endowed Chair in Music, University of Alabama; lectured on Mozart's operas

1999: Instructor (half-time), University of Texas at Austin. Course on eighteenth- century music for graduate students

1990-1997: Assistant Professor of Music, University of Houston. Courses included Listening to Music I and II (for non-majors); Music Literature I and II, Music History II (for majors); Symphonic Music, The Baroque, The Classical Period, Romantic Music (electives for undergraduate and graduate majors); Mozart's operas (for graduate music-majors); doctoral research seminar; thesis supervision

1988-1990: Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, Colby College. Courses included Introduction to Music and American Music (for non-majors) and various history courses covering composers and periods from the Baroque to the 20th century (for majors)

1987-1988: Acting Assistant Professor of Music, University of Washington. Designed and taught courses for undergraduate majors (The Classical Period; Orchestral Music of the Baroque; Choral Music, 1770-1850) and graduates (Seminar in Research Methods; Seminar in the Viennese Classical Period)
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