• Named 2007 Conductor of the Year by the Illinois Council of Orchestras
• Exceptional Musicianship
• Accomplished Conductor and Pianist
• Innovative Programmer
• Successful Track Record of Artistic Growth
• Successful Track Record of Audience Development
• Vast repertoire knowledge
• Strong abilities in pops conducting, opera conducting,and choral conducting
• Commitment to the community where orchestra is based
Music Director, Evanston Symphony Orchestra began 2003
Music Director and Conductor, St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra 1986-2002
Music Director, Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra 1981-1982
Chamber Music Pianist, Duetri Ensemble of Chicago 1984-1990
Assistant Conductor, Omaha Symphony Orchestra 1982-1984
Assistant Conductor, Nebraska Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra 1982-1984
Music Director/Manager, Omaha Area Youth Orchestras 1982-1983
Rehearsal Conductor, Lake Forest Symphony 1984-1985
Assistant Conductor, Indiana University Opera Theatre 1980
Guest Conducting Engagements
Evanston Symphony Orchestra (IL) January, 2002
Skokie Valley Symphony Orchestra (IL) March, 1998
Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra (MN) March 1996
Park Ridge Symphony Orchestra (IL) July, 1995
Germantown Symphony(TN) March, 1993
Lake Shore Symphony Orchestra (IL) December, 1992
Kankakee Symphony (IL) July, 1987
Nebraska Chamber Orchestra June, 1983
Opera Omaha December, 1982
American Symphony Orchestra League
Indiana University Alumni Organization
Educational Synthesizer Concerts, Lake Forest Symphony Association.
Organized and performed concerts throughout the Chicago and Suburban public and private school systems. 1985-1991.
Omaha Area Youth Orchestras Summer Camp, Director 1983.
Duties included managerial organization, artistic supervision, direction of the orchestra, chamber music coach, recitalist.
University of Nebraska at Omaha. Guest Lecturer and Conductor,
Indiana University, Bloomington Indiana. Graduate Assistantship in Music Theory, 1979-1980.
Duties included teaching all levels of undergraduate sight singing, ear training, and keyboard harmony.
Northern Indianapolis Public School District.
Student Teacher, 1978. Duties included teaching elementary through high school orchestra programs throughout the district.