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MUSICIAN

LEADERSHIP & TEACHING:

Assistant Director, James Abbington Church Music Academy, Hampton University Minister’s Conference 

Jazz Piano and Brass/Low Brass Instructor, First Baptist Dallas School of the Arts.

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

American Choral Directors Association

American Guild of Organists

 

SPECIAL PERFORMANCES:

Organist/Pianist/Soloist, Dallas Metroplex Musician’s Association Sacred Music Concert, 2017

Conductor, Out of the Ordinary: A Requiem Compilation, 2017 (Graduate Conducting Recital)

Conductor, Sacred Vocal Masterpieces, 2016

Jazz Pianist, Wading Home, 2015

Tuba Soloist, Master Class with Roger Bobo, 2014

Drummer, Essence of Joy Concert Tour, Spain and France, 2013

Tuba, Penn State Tuba - Euphonium Ensemble, International Tuba - Euphonium Conference, Linz, Austria, 2012

Tuba, Brass Quintet, Curtis Institute's Field Concert Hall, 2008

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COMPOSITIONS & ARRANGEMENTS:

“Dreamcatcher: A Song for Dreamers”

“You’ve Kept Me So I Must Praise Your Name”

“Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child”

“Softly and Tenderly Jesus is Calling”

“More Love to Thee”

Graduate Conducting Recital