Papers and Presentations

Posted on November 28, 2010

‘An Introduction to Romantic Lieder;’ The Master’s College, November 5, 2010, Santa Clarita, California

‘John Rutter’s Gloria: Aspects of Performance and Interpretation,’ The Master’s College, November 4, 2010, Santa Clarita, California

‘Music and Meaning in Ben Johnston’s Songs of Loss;’ SCI Region V Conference, October 1-2, 2010, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois

‘Elliott Carter’s The Rose Family,’ The University of Indianapolis, April 7, 2010, Indianapolis, Indiana

‘The Influence of Chopin on Modern Music,’ The University of Indianapolis, March 17, 2010, Indianapolis, Indiana

‘Music and Meaning in Ben Johnston’s Songs of Loss;’ Ben Johnston and the American Just Microtonal Tradition Colloquium, March 13-14, 2010, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

‘The Composer as Poet: Music and Text in William Grant Still’s Songs of Separation;’
Music and the Arts: Still Our Only Future Conference, November 19-22, 2009, Natchez, Mississippi

Cantate Domino by Jozef Swider: a Consideration,’ The Master’s College Chorale Israel Tour Devotional, Spring 2009.

‘Mozart’s Requiem: Transformations//Conclusions,’ Chapel Service, The Master’s College Recital Hall, Santa Clarita, California, April 22, 2009.

‘Mozart’s Requiem: Music and Text,’ pre-concert lecture; ‘An Evening of Mozart,’ The Master’s College Orchestra, Collegiate Singers, and Soloists, Hall of Liberty, Forest Lawn, April 9, 2008, Glendale, California.

‘Mozart’s Requiem: Music and Text,’ Saturday special seminar, The Master’s College Recital Hall, March 28, 2009, Santa Clarita, California.

‘J. S. Bach’s Magnificat in D: a Guide to Listening,’ extensive program notes and discussion of the musical symbolism in the work, The Master’s College “Come Christmas Sing” concert series program, December 2-6, 2008, The Master’s College Gymnasium, Santa Clarita, California; also a brief pre-concert introduction and summary of the notes before the December 2 performance.

The Visions of St. John by John Ness Beck: a Consideration,’ The Master’s College Chorale Tour Devotional, Spring 2008.

‘Music and Meaning in Mendelssohn’s Elijah;’ pre-concert lecture, ‘Mendelssohn’s Elijah’ concert, The Master’s College Orchestra, Collegiate Singers, and Soloists, Hall of Resurrection, Forest Lawn, April 11, 2008, Glendale, California.

‘Music and Meaning in Mendelssohn’s Elijah;’ Saturday special seminar, The Master’s College Recital Hall, March 29, 2009, Santa Clarita, California.

Regular guest lecturer in Introduction to Music and Art and Music and Art for Musicians classes on Music since 1950, 2-3 times per semester on average. In Fall 2008, this lecture was video-recorded and is part of the Introduction to Music and Art online class in The Master’s College DEEP Program (Distance Education Extension Program).

‘Krzysztof Penderecki’s St. Luke’s Passion: Treatment of the Serial Technique;’ independent study dissertation, Cambridge University, 1996, 50pp.

‘Toshiro Mayuzumi;’ Undergraduate Research Conference, Butler University, Music and Other Arts Division, 1994, Indianapolis, Indiana

‘Dante: Politics and the Reception of the Commedia;’ Undergraduate Research Conference, Butler University, Literature Division, 1994, Indianapolis, Indiana