Director of Choral Activities, Assistant Professor of Music
DMA; Choral Conducting, 2016, University of Kansas
MM; Choral Conducting, 2013, East Carolina University
BM; Piano Performance, 2006, East Carolina University
“Understanding the spiritual nature of the voice and the choir - an ensemble of God-created instruments - is an essential component of both Christian worship and choral artistry. At MNU, it is a privilege to exhibit the choir’s effectiveness in expressing faith, worship, and art by demonstrating excellence in rehearsal and performance."
Awards & Honors
- 2016 Repertoire and Resources Chair of College and University Choirs for the Kansas Choral Directors Association
- 2016 Repertoire and Resources Chair of Mens Choirs for the Southwestern Division of the American Choral Directors Association
- 2015 Recipient of the Sandra Keller Daugherty Award for Outstanding Graduate Conducting at the University of Kansas
- 2006 Summa Cum Laude, East Carolina University
- 2003 Outstanding Freshman Award, East Carolina University
- "The Powerful Potential in Men's and Women's Choirs: Successful Approaches to Developing a Healthy Program,” SWACDA, March 2016
- Performance at the Kansas Music Educators Association convention (Wichita, KS), February 2016
- Performance at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, February 2016
- Performance of the National Anthem for the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium, September 2015
- Conference lectures on church worship as church music director, 2003-2015
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