Education 

Doctor of Education (Music and Pedagogy), University of Calgary, Graduate Division of Education Research, Calgary, Alberta

Master of Music, Vocal Performance, Manhattan School of Music, New York, New York

Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts

Certificate in Spanish Language Studies, Domine Institute, Madrid, Spain 


Training

Acting:  Susan Batson, Carlos Leon, TVI Actors Studio (NYC), HB Studio (NYC)

Other:  Piano, Cello, Conducting, Alexander Techique, Improv, Stage Combat, Movement, Dance

Voice: Patricia Misslin, Mary Setrakian, Edward Zambara, Jeanie LoVetri, Andrew Byrne


Teaching Credits

22+ years vocal instruction

College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY 2016-2017

Acadia University,  Wolfville, Nova Scotia 2011-2016

Mount Saint Vincent University Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2013-2014

Dalhousie University,  Halifax, Nova Scotia 2009-2011

St. Francis Xavier University (Jazz and Classical),  Antigonish, Nova Scotia 2008-2010

Acadia University (Sabbatical replacement for Head of Voice), Wolfville, Nova Scotia, 2006-2007

Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts, 2004-present

Halifax Summer Choral Conducting Symposium, Vocal Pedagogy Clinician and Voice Instructor, 2014; 2015

Halifax Summer Opera Festival, Vocal and Diction Coach, 2015; 2016 

Nova Scotia Youth Choir, Vocal and Workshop Clinician, 2015, 2016

Annapolis Valley Honour Choir, Vocal and Workshop Clinician, 2015-2016

Voice Studio New York City, 1994-2003

Voice Studio Boston, 1991-1994

Voice Studio Halifax, Nova Scotia 2003-present


Some Performance Highlights

Carmina Burana, Orff, Soprano Soloist, Festival Theatre, Nova Scotia

Coronation Mass, Mozart, Soprano Soloist, Festival Theatre, Nova Scotia

Choral Fantasy, Beethoven, Soprano Soloist, Festival Theatre, Nova Scotia

Christmas Oratorio, Bach, Soprano Soloist, Festival Theatre, Nova Scotia

Opera Nova Scotia, Opera Valentine, Soprano Soloist, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Carmina Burana, Orff, Soprano Soloist, NSYSO, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Saint Rose Camerata Concert Series, Guest Singer, Picotte Recital Hall, Albany, New York

Saint Rose Chamber Choir, Guest Singer, Picotte Recital Hall, Albany, New York

All is Calm, All is Bright, Soprano Soloist, Choir, and Chamber Musicians, Bedford, Nova Scotia

Blue Engine String Quartet, Chamber Music Concert, Halifax, Nova Scotia 

Four Seasons Orchestra, Guest Soprano Soloist, Windsor, Nova Scotia

Bach Cantata 209, Riverside Church, New York

Lady Larken, Once Upon A Mattress, Queens, New York

Mother Abbess, The Sound Of Music, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia 

Emma, Jekyll and Hyde, Old Bethpage, New York

Narrator, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia