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Résumé

Education

San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco, California; Master of Music, 2012
La Schola Cantorum, Paris, France; Diplôme, July 2011
St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota; Bachelor of Music, 2010
L’École Normale de Musique de Paris, Paris, France; Diplôme, July 2009

Employment

Composer-in-Residence, Seattle Men’s Chorus and Seattle Women’s Chorus, beginning 2018
Alto, Dallas Chamber Choir, Dallas, Texas, since 2014
Alto, Vox Humana, Dallas, Texas, since 2013
Freelance Composer, since 2012
Translator in French, Spanish, and Portuguese, since 2010
Adjunct Instructor in Orchestration and Arranging, Adams State University, summer 2017
Voice Instructor, Legacy High School, Mansfield, Texas, 2015-2016
Voice Instructor, Timber Creek High School, Fort Worth, Texas, 2012-2016
Voice Instructor, Keller High School, Keller, Texas, 2014-2015
Alto, New World Voices, Dallas, Texas, 2014-2015
Soloist-Section Leader, University Park United Methodist Church, Dallas, Texas, 2013-2015
Voice Instructor, Fossil Ridge High School, Fort Worth, Texas, 2012-2014

Publications

Les Papillons, SSA chorus and piano; Walton Music, 2017
Le Colibri, SSA chorus and piano; Walton Music, 2017
Hébé, SSA chorus and harp or piano; Walton Music, 2015
The Cloths of Heaven, SSA chorus and piano or strings and harp; earthsongs, 2015
Oracle of Spring, SATB chorus a cappella; Santa Barbara Music Publishing, 2012
The Cloths of Heaven, SATB chorus and piano or strings and harp; earthsongs, 2010

Residencies

Composer-in-Residence, International Orange Chorale, San Francisco, California, 2018
compose at least one original work; workshop the chorus on at least one original work in preparation for concerts; assist in adjudicating the Chorale’s annual composition competition; assist in educational outreach

Artist-in-Residence, West Valley College, Saratoga, California, October 2017
workshopped mixed choir on an original work; clinicked chamber singers; assisted in music theory and musicianship courses; spoke to music majors on the profession; and led a “campus conversation” on social justice, privilege, and intersectionality

Artist-in-Residence, Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana, November 2015
workshopped mixed and women’s choruses on three original works; led a voice masterclass for two studios; taught private voice and composition lessons; and led formal discussions on LGBTQ-related professional and social justice matters

Awards and Honors

2017 Semi-Finalist for the 2017-2018 American Prize in Composition in the Professional Choral Division for choral work When Thunder Comes
First place winner in Boston Choral Ensemble’s 2017 Commission Competition
Art song The Lady and the Tiger selected as a finalist in the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble 2017 Composition Contest
Choral work The Cloths of Heaven selected in the 2017 Wyoming All-State Choir repertoire and performed in Cody
2016 Choral work Our Phoenix commissioned by GALA Choruses’ Consortium Choirs for their mass performance at the quadrennial GALA Choruses Festival
Choral work Darest, O Soul recorded on Ensemble Vocapella’s album
Vom Werden und Vergehen—Songs of Life and Death in Limburg, Germany and released in March
Choral work Hébé selected in the 2016 Washington All-State Treble Choir repertoire and performed in Yakima
2014 ASCAP PLUS Award for notable performances in 2013
Choral work Hold the Vision to Our Hearts commissioned by Chi-Chi King and Keller High School Varsity Women’s Choir for their performance as an Honor Choir at the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) annual convention
2013 ASCAP PLUS Award for notable performances in 2012
Choral work The Cloths of Heaven selected in the 2013 Florida All-State Concert Chorus repertoire and performed in Tampa
2012 ASCAP PLUS Award for notable performances in 2011
Choral work Still wie die Nacht selected as one of six finalists in the Simon Carrington Chamber Singers Choral Composition Competition 2012
2011 Choral work The Cloths of Heaven selected in the 2011 Massachusetts All-State Chorus repertoire and performed in Boston
2009 Choral work Après un rêve selected for review in masterclass with Samuel Adler
Brass quintet Man in the Top Hat takes second place in Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA) Collegiate Composition Contest, division of chamber music
2007 Semi-finalist in National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Competition
2006 Member of the Texas All-State Choir 2004, 2005, and 2006

Organizations

American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), since 2010
American Composers Forum (ACF), since 2010
American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), since 2008
Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA), 2004-2006, 2012-2018