Local 802, American Federation of Musicians, Association of Teaching Artists, Chamber Music America, New Music America, Lifetime Arts
Staten Island Philharmonic, A Helluva Choir, Viva Voce Chamber Ensemble, Music Director--Unitarian Church of Staten Island, Regina Opera Company, Brooklyn, NY, Bronx Symphony, Bronx, NY
VSA Teaching Artist Fellow 2010-2011
One of five teaching artists from throughout the United States selected to receive
a year of mentoring and support from Kennedy Center’s Very Special Arts in Washington, D.C. We presented our work at an international conference on arts in special education in Boston and participated as teaching artists in VSA's Start with the Arts Festival at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art.
A Helluva Choir, Staten Island, NY 2008 - present
Music director for 40-member adult chorus whose motto is “Are you breathing? Then join us!” Our big achievements thus far have been recording a song for the TV show "Glee," and performing at Mayor Bloomberg's 2011 State of the City Address.
The Hungerford School, Staten Island, NY Spring 2010, Spring 2011
Teaching artist for nonverbal adolescents with developmental disabilities. We created musical instruments--"horns" from garden hoses, and various types of percussion--and performed with them.
P.S. 55 and P.S. 56, Staten Island, NY Fall 2010
Teaching artist in an afterschool music theater/science connection program for third graders. We performed a musical about the importance of caring for animals and preserving species, using songs including John Lithgow's "I'm a Manatee" and "Be Human."
Eden II School, Staten Island, NY 2007 - present
Teaching artist in a music theater program for students with autism, ages 7-18. We have done a number of different musicals and musical reviews, including "Snow White," "Cinderella," and a patriotic-themed program.
On Your Mark, Staten Island, NY 2007 - present
Teaching artist in a music theater program for people with developmental disabilities, ages 16-65. We have performed several "big" musicals, including Guys and Dolls, Music Man, and Fiddler on the Roof.