Professional Service

  • National Association of Teachers of Singing. Role: Coordinator, video editor. Produced and edited a video recital of the winners of the NATS Northern Utah local chapter Winners Concert for live airing May 1, 2021. 04/01/2021 - 05/01/2021
  • National Association of Teachers of Singing, Northern Utah District. Role: Coordinator. Auditions Coordinator Assistant. 09/01/2020 - present
  • BYU Department of Music. Role: Adjudicator. Served as a judge for the Singer of the Year competition. 01/25/2020 - 01/25/2020
  • Classical Singer. Role: Adjudicator. Adjudicated local Classical Singer auditions. 04/09/2016 - 04/09/2016

Internal Service

  • Search Committee, School of Music Director. Member, 11/19/2021 - present. College service.
  • Search committee, Director of Jazz Studies. Member, 10/04/2021 - 02/01/2022. Department service.
  • Undergraduate Studies. Member, 09/01/2021 - present. Department service.
  • Organized the receipt of student contributions, produced and edited a video recital of art songs by African American composers entitled Celebrating Black Composers. Coordinator, Video editor, 02/01/2021 - 05/01/2022. Department service.
  • Academic Senate. Senator, 09/01/2020 - present. University service.
  • UROP proposal evaluator. Evaluator, 09/01/2020 - present. College service.
  • Performed the role of Sparafucile in Verdi's Rigoletto with the University of Utah's Opera Theater. Performer, 03/02/2020 - 04/18/2020. College service.
  • CFA Summer Research Institute Development Committee. Member, 02/14/2020 - present. College service.
  • Created the Masters of Music in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy. In collaboration with Lynn Maxfield, created a new degree program that allows for a focus vocal pedagogy as a graduate student. Created two courses. This degree program was passed by the full faculty of the School of Music and is under consideration by the CFA curriculum committee. Lead curriculum designer, 01/06/2020 - 02/15/2020. Department service.
  • Performed the role of Balthazar in the University Opera Theater's production of Amahl and the Night Visitors. Performer, 10/25/2019 - 12/07/2019. Department service.
  • Performed The Four Verses of Captain Lebyadkin at a Fridays with Faculty with Vedrana Subotic and Michael Chikinda. Performer, 10/25/2019 - 10/25/2019. Department service.
  • Coordinated and hosted local auditions for the Opera NEO summer opera festival. Coordinator, 10/22/2019 - 10/22/2019. Department service.
  • Performance, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah. Duet recital with Kirstin Chàvez and Paul Dorgan. Music by Randall Thompson, Richard Strauss, W.A. Mozart, and Eric Idol. Performer, 09/18/2019 - 09/18/2019. University service.
  • Digital Matters Advisory Committee. Member, 09/01/2019 - present. University service.
  • Performed for and met with School of Music donors at the home of Kathie Horman. Performer, 08/28/2019 - 08/28/2019. Department service.
  • Created quarterly newsletter for public awareness of voice area activities. Lead, 02/10/2018 - 05/01/2019. Department service.
  • College of Fine Arts, Strategic Planning Sub-committee, Redefining Research. Member, 01/01/2018 - 05/01/2018. College service.
  • Music Theory Search Committee, Tenure line position. Member, 01/01/2018 - 02/15/2018. Department service.
  • Leroy Robertson Fellowship Committee. Member, 11/01/2017 - present. Department service.
  • Performance, University of Utah: Let us Garlands Bring, a celebration of Shakespeare texts, including works by Gerald Finzi and Thomas Morely. Performer, 09/20/2017 - 09/20/2017. Department service.
  • University Teaching Committee. Member, 09/01/2017 - present. University service.
  • University Teaching Committee. Member, 09/01/2017 - 05/01/2020. University service.
  • Music Education Search Committee, Visiting Professor. Member, 06/01/2017 - 09/01/2017. Department service.
  • Performed the Four Verses of Captain Lebyadkin, by Shostakovich, Sundays at 7 series. Performer, 02/05/2017 - 02/05/2017. Department service.
  • Open Voice Position Search Committee. Member, 01/01/2016 - 03/30/2016. Department service.
  • Graduate Studies Committee. Member, 09/01/2015 - present. Department service.

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized as a top researcher in the College of Fine Arts at the Celebrate U: A Showcase of Extraordinary Faculty Achievements. J. Willard Marriott Library and the Office of the Vice President for Research, 04/04/2018
  • Graduate School Fellowship Awarded based on Academic Merit Included full tuition waiver and stipend. University of Minnesota, 09/2009
  • Associate Instructorship Maintained a voice studio Included full tuition waiver. Indiana University, 09/2002
  • Theodore Presser Foundation Scholarship Awarded based on Artistic Merit. Illinois Wesleyan University, 09/1998

In the Media

  • “Using SongHelix in the voice studio,” Classical Singer Magazine, Volume 34, No. 5 (September 1st, 2021). 09/01/2021.