Appointments and Affiliations




2005 - 2017


Composer Mentor, Source Song Festival, Twin Cities Minnesota

Guest Composer, Winona State University, Winona Minnesota

Composer-in-Residence, The Schubert Club, St. Paul Minnesota

Composer-in-Residence, Taos Chamber Music Group, June 2010

Normandale Community College - Master Class, April 21, 2010

2008Composer-in-Residence, Taos Chamber Music Group, Fall 2008
2005-06Guest Composer, Orono H.S. Bands, Orono, MN
2004Composer in Residence at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY (4/24-4/29)

Presenter, pre-concert talk, Ensemble of the North, Strings and Singers: History of the Mass

Guest speaker — Girl Scouts of Minneapolis (April)
2002Guest Presenter at Elder Learning Institute, University of Minnesota

Young People's Presentation and Concert, in association with premiere of Sherman: Scenes and Celebrations
2001-03Composer-in-Residence, ICE
2000Composition Workshop, Forest Hills Elementary School, Eden Prairie, MN, 3rd Grade Class

Minnesota Orchestra Adopt-A-School Program: spoke about music composition with 5th grade class at Holland Elementary (3 visits)

Two volunteer school visits through Community Resource Pool Program

Composer/Performer Workshop with young musicians at Musicapolis (administered by the Schubert Club), St. Paul, MN
1999-00Composer in Residence with the Rose Ensemble, Minneapolis, MN
1999Young People's Workshop, "Painting with Sound," Sherman, CT
1998-00Composition Teacher, Musicopolis (music education program administered by the Schubert Club), St. Paul, MN
1998Guest at Friends School, held composition workshop associated with Dale Warland Singers choral premiere, St. Paul, MN
 Guest at Longfellow Elementary School, held composition workshop associated with Dale Warland Singers choral premiere, Minneapolis, MN
1997Guest Speaker at the Arts High School with cellist, Thomas Rutishauser, Golden Valley, MN
 Composer in Residence at O.H. Anderson Elementary School Authors and Artists Fair, Mahtomedi, MN
1996Composer in residence at Tufts University Celebration of Women in Music, Medford, MA
 Guest speaker at Young Children's Music Program, Ramsey County, MN
1995Participated in Composition Workshop for children associated with the premiere of Apparent Solids, Sherman, CT
1994Judge for the Performers of Connecticut Piano Competition, Westport, CT
 Judge for MMTA Composition Competition
1990-presentComposition Teacher (private instruction)
1989Residency at the Ives Center for American Music, Danbury, CT
1987Guest Speaker at MacPhail Center for the Arts Young People's Chamber Music Club


  • Owner, Hummingbird Press
  • American Composers Forum
  • American Music Center
  • ASCAP (American Society of Authors, Composers, and Publishers)
  • Chamber Music America
  • Chorus America
  • Independent Music Publishers Cooperative
  • Music Publishers Association of the United States
  • 2000-2004 Education Committee Member, American Composers Forum
  • 2000-2002 Board Member, Dare To Breathe, Chair, Resources and Development Committee