Doctor of Education (Philosophy of Education and Vocal 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 CCM Vocal Pedagogy, Shenandoah Conservatory

Level I, II, II Somatic Voicework™ , Baldwin Wallace

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


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

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

Voice: Patricia Misslin, Mary Setrakian, Edward Zambara

CCM Voice: Jeannette LoVetri (Somatic Voicework™ The LoVetri Method), Shenandoah Conservatory (Vocal Pedagogy Institute)

Vocal Jazz Ensemble Clinic: University of North Texas

Vocal Acoustics; Ken Bozeman

Teaching Credits

25+ years vocal instruction

Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA, 2021-

College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY 2016-2021

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, 2004-2017

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 2003-2016

Some Performance Highlights

Jazz Standards and Musical Theatre with Wind Ensemble, Valdosta, GA

Haydn’s Missa Brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo, Valdosta, GA

Apparition, George Crumb, Soprano, Albany, NY

Five Songs of Laurence Hope, H. T. Burleigh, Albany, NY

Requiem, Mozart, Soprano Soloist, Octavo Singers, New York

Gloria, Poulenc, Soprano Soloist, College of Saint Rose Choruses, New York

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