Curriculum Vitae

Gregory X. Whitmore, Ed.DCT

Assistant Professor of Instrumental Music Education - California State University, Fullerton Conductor - California State University Fullerton Symphonic Winds

Music Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble

 

Telephone: 760.673.3218    Email: gwhitmore@fullerton.edu    Website: gwhitmore.com

 

Education

 

Ed.DCT, Music and Music Education (Emphasis: College Teaching) - 2017

Columbia University, Teachers College  

            Dissertation: “Inspired Practice, The Values of High School Band Directors”

            Committee: Hal Abeles, Kelly Parkes, Randall Allsup, Olga Hubard

            

Ed. M, Music and Music Education - 2017

Columbia University, Teachers College 

            

Master of Music, (Instrumental Conducting) - 2013

California State University, Fullerton 

            

Bachelor of Music, (Instrumental Music Education) - 2001

The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 

            

Higher Education Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Instrumental Music Education, California State University, Fullerton Conductor, California State University Fullerton Symphonic Winds,  August 2020 – Current 

Director of Instrumental Music, Irvine Valley College, August 2019 – June 2020

 

Director of Bands, Mt. San Antonio College, August 2014 – June 2019

            Tenure Earned – Fall, 2017

            

Lecturer, School of Music, CSU Fullerton, January 2017 – June 2020

            Lecturer: Music Education

 

Lecturer, Dept. of Music, CSU Polytechnic Pomona, September 2015 – June 2019

            Lecturer: Beginning Conducting, Conductor: Symphonic Winds/Concert Band

 

Lecturer, Dept. of Music, CSULA, September 2017 – May 2018

            Lecturer: Instrumental Conducting    

Higher Education Appointments, Continued

Adjunct Instructor, Dept. of Music, College of the Desert

            Adjunct Instructor: Conductor - Symphony Band.            2013 to 2014

            Adjunct Instructor: Fundamentals of Music.                    2013 to 2014

            Adjunct Instructor: Applied Clarinet Instructor.              2009, 2010

 

Professional Conducting Appointments

Music Director, Pacific Symphony Orchestra Youth Wind Ensemble, June 2014-Current 

 

Public School Appointments & Courses Taught

 

Director of Bands, Cathedral City High School, 2001 to 2014

            Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Percussion Ensemble, Symphony Band.

 

Student Teaching, Southfield-Lathrup High School (MI), 2000 - 2001 

            Concert Band, Jazz Band, Wind Ensemble.   

 

Higher Education Courses Taught

 

California State University, Fullerton

            MUSE 353 – Pubic School Music Materials: 3.0 WTUs

            MUSE 394 – Instrumental Music Education Practicum: 3.6 WTUs

            MUSE 395 – Clinical Practice Conducting: 3.0 WTUs

            MUS 281W – Orchestral Instrumental: Woodwinds: 2.6 WTUs

            MUS 406C  - Symphonic Winds: 3.0 WTUs

            MUS 599 – Independent Graduate Student Research: 0.25 WTUs

            MUSE 449I – Internship: Secondary Teaching Supervision: 3.0 WTUs

            MUS 444 – Marching Band Techniques: 2.30 WTU’s

 

Irvine Valley College

            MUS 1 –  The Basics of Music: 3.0 Units

            MUS 20 – Music Appreciation: 3.0 Units

            MUS 40 – Wind Symphony: 1.0 Units

 

Mt. San Antonio College

            MUS 7 – Fundamentals of Music: 3.0 Units

            MUS 27 – Chamber Ensembles: 1.5 Units

            MUS 36 – Wind Symphony: 1.0 Units

            MUS 38 – Symphony Band: 0.5 Units

            MUS 49 – Wind Ensemble: 3.0 Units

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona 

            MUS 3250L – Concert Band: 3.0 WTUs

            MUS 304 – Beginning Instrumental Conducting: 3.0 WTUs

 

California State University, Los Angeles

            MUS 3810 – Beginning Conducting: 3.0 WTUs

 

College of the Desert

            MUS 12 – Fundamentals of Music: 3.0 Units

MUS 33 – Symphonic Band: 1.0 Units

            MUS 099 – Applied Music: 1.0 Units

 

Notable Performances

                                                                                                                                                         

Worldstrides Honors Performance Series High School Honor Band 

July 28th – August 2nd, 2022 

Vienna, Austria - Performance at The Musikverein

 

University of Southern California Thornton Wind Ensemble – February 11th, 2022

Los Angeles, CA

Jules Pegram, USC Alumnus, Composer-in-Residence

 

Irvine Valley College Wind Symphony, IVC Performing Arts Center, Irvine, CA

December 8th, 2019

Tony Ellis, Guest Artist – Pacific Symphony Orchestra

 

Summa Cum Laude International Music Festival, Vienna, Austria – July, 2017

Performances at The Musikverein, The Muth, Vienna Konzerthaus

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble

 

Chicago International Music Festival, Chicago, Illinois – March, 2016

Armour Stage, Chicago Symphony Center

Mt. San Antonio College Symphony Band - Invited, Peer Reviewed Performance

 

Washington D.C. International Music Festival, Washington, D.C. – March, 2013

Concert Hall of The John F. Kennedy Center for The Performing Arts

Cathedral City High School Symphony Band

 

Hollywood Christmas Parade, Hollywood, CA – December, 2011

Nationally Televised Holiday Parade

Cathedral City High School Marching Band

                                                                                                                                                         

France/Germany Performance Tour – June, 2011

Schloss Heidelberg.

Cathedral City High School Symphony Band.

 

France/Germany Performance Tour – June, 2011

Chateau Vaux-Le-Vicomte

Cathedral City High School Symphony Band

 

Los Angeles Sounds of Summer Festival, Los Angeles, CA – June 2012, June 2009

Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Cathedral City High School Symphony Band.

 

United Kingdom Tour American Independence Day Concert – July 4th, 2009

London, England - St. John’s Smith Square Concert Hall.

Cathedral City High School Symphony Band.

 

San Diego Big Bay Balloon Parade, San Diego, CA – December, 2008

Nationally Televised Holiday Parade.

Cathedral City High School Marching Band.

 

California Band Directors Association All - State Conference, Fresno, CA – February 22, 2008

Valdez Hall – Fresno Convention Center.

Cathedral City High School Symphony Band.

 

New York Festival of Bands and Orchestra, New York, NY – March 2007

Carnegie Hall – Isaac Stern Auditorium/Ronald O. Perelman Family Stage.

Cathedral City High School Symphony Band.

 

Chicago State Street Thanksgiving Day Parade, Chicago, IL – November, 2005

Nationally Televised Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Cathedral City High School Marching Band.

 

Teaching Awards & Artistic Recognition

                                                                                                                                                         

Reynolds Institute Conducting Fellow, 2021. Selected Participant, (One of ten nationwide)

 

CSUF Faculty Support Services – Pedagogy for an Equitable Classroom Certificate - 2021

 

CSUF Faculty Development Center - IMPACT Certificate - 2020

 

CSUF Faculty Development Center - Teaching Remotely Certificate: Canvas (Intermediate Level) - 2020

   

CSUF Faculty Development Center - Teaching Remotely Certificate: Canvas (Beginning Level) 2020

 

Mt. San Antonio College President’s Award for Innovation & Excellence in Teaching, 2018

Listed in Academic Key’s - Who’s Who in Community Colleges Education, 2018

Second Place - The American Prize National Conducting Competition: School/Community Band Division, 2018.

 

“50 Band Directors Who Make A Difference” - School Band and Orchestra Magazine - 2010

 

Top Ten Teacher of The Year- Cathedral City High School - 2014, 2009 - 2004

 

Teacher of The Year - Cathedral City High School - 2009, 2007

                                                                                                                                 

Cathedral City Chamber of Commerce Orion Award - 2008

 

California State Assembly Certificate of Special Recognition -2008, 2006

 

California State Senate Certificate of Special Recognition -2008, 2006

 

Listed in Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers - 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

 

Teacher of The Year - Palm Springs Unified School District - 2006

 

Outstanding American Teacher - National Honor Roll - 2006

 

Golden Apple Award - Cathedral City Chamber of Commerce - 2006

 

United States Congress Certificate of Special Recognition - 2006

 

United States Senate Certificate of Special Recognition - 2006

 

Guest Conducting Engagements

                                                                                                                                                         

Worldstrides Honors Performance Series High School Honor Band Guest Conductor

             July 28th – August 2nd, 2022 

 

Murrieta Valley Unified School District Honor Band Guest Conductor

            April 21st – 23rd, 2022

 

Garden Grove USD High School Honor Band Guest Conductor

            April 7th, 2022

Arizona State University Wind Ensemble Guest Conductor

            March 22nd – 24th, 2022

            

University of Southern California Thornton Wind Symphony Guest Conductor

            January 31st - February 11th, 2022

 

Riverside County Office of Education Virtual Solo Festival (Event Creator and Festival Director)

            Virtual Festival, March 2022, 2021 (Inaugural Event)

 

Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association All Southern Honor Band

            Virtual Performance, March 2021

 

Huntington Beach USD Honor Band Guest Conductor         Huntington Beach, CA

            February 2020

 

Etiwanda Middle School Honor Band Guest Conductor       Etiwanda, CA

            February 2020

 

Riverside High School USD Honor Band Guest Conductor   Riverside, CA

            January 2020

 

Irvine USD Marching Band Spectacular Guest Conductor     Irvine, CA

            October, 2019

 

Norwalk La Mirada USD Honor Band Guest Conductor      La Mirada, CA

            March 2019

 

Chino Valley USD Honor Band Guest Conductor                 Chino, CA

            February 2019, 2015

 

CJHUSD All District Honor Band Guest Conductor             Rancho Cucamonga, CA

            January 2019

           

Rowland USD All-District Honor Band Guest Conductor    Nogales, CA

            March 2018

 

Alvord USD All-District Honor Band Guest Conductor       Riverside, CA

            March 2018

Fontana USD All-City Honor Band Guest Conductor           Fontana, CA

            April 2017

            

El Monte High School District Honor Band Guest Conductor    El Monte, CA

            March 2018

            April 2017

 

Loma Linda Academy Honor Band Guest Conductor           Loma Linda, CA

             April 2017

 

Cathedral City High School Symphony Band All-State Performance Guest Conductor

            CASMEC - San Jose, CA – February 2017

 

Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association All Southern Honor Band

            Anaheim, California - January 2017

 

Columbia University Summer Winds                                    New York, NY

            Guest Conductor - July 2016 and 2015

 

Columbia University Wind Ensemble                                    New York, NY

            Rehearsal Clinician - April 2016

 

ABC Unified School District Honor Band                             Cerritos, CA 

             Guest Conductor - February 2016

 

Riverside City College “King Karl King” Honor Band         Riverside, CA

            Guest Conductor - May 2014

                                                                                                                                                         

Santa Ana Unified School District Honor Band                    Santa Ana, CA

            Conductor – March 2014

 

Northern Arizona University Curry Summer Music Camp     Flagstaff, AZ

            Symphony Band Conductor - Summer 2011, 2012

            

Willamette University Wind Ensemble                                    Salem, OR

            Guest Conductor/Music Education Guest Speaker, November 2009

           

Scholarly and Creative Activities

Articles Published

 

Whitmore, G. (2021). Inspired Practice: The Values of Music Educators. Visions of Research in Music Education. (In Progress)

 

Whitmore, G. (2018). Concert Programming for Music Educators. Bandworld Magazine, 

     33(3).

 

Whitmore, G.  (2017). Concert Programming for Music Educators. National Federation of 

     State High School Association Music Association Journal, 34(1) pp.12-14.

 

Whitmore, G. (2017). SCSBOA Honor Band Experience as Conductor. Southern California   

    School Band and Orchestra Association Newsletter, pp.12.

 

Whitmore, G. (2017). Concert Programming for Music Educators. California Music 

    Educators Association (CMEA).  January 2016.

Articles Included As Interviewee

 

Gustafson, Kimmy. National Arts & Humanities Week Article. 

 

Chapter Published in Book

 

Whitmore, G. (2013). Bach Fugue in G Minor (The Little). In C. Randles & D. Stringham, 

    (Eds.), Musicianship: Composing in Band & Orchestra (pp 191-197). Chicago, Illinois: 

    GIA.

 

Conference Presentations (Juried)

Are YOU on the list? Diversity and Representation of Music Festival Composer Lists: An Investigation.

International Society for Music Education 35th World Congress, Brisbane, Australia, July 17 – 22, 2022. (Conference Held Virtually – COVID-19)

 

Through the Looking Glass: Crafting an Improved Student Music Experience

California Music Educators Association Annual Conference, Fresno, California, February 17-20, 2022. 

 

Through the Looking Glass: Investigating the Student High School Band Experience

Desert Skies Symposium on Research in Music Learning and Teaching, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, February 18 – 20, 2021.

 

Through the Looking Glass: Investigating the Student High School Band Experience International Society for Music Education 34th World Congress, Helsinki, Finland, August 2 – 7, 2020. (Conference Cancelled – COVID-19)

 

Behind the Music: Concert Programming For Artistry                                                       

Session presented at the California Music Education Conference, 2019. Fresno, CA.                 

 

Inspired Artistry: The Values of Music Educators

International Society for Music Education 33rd World Congress, Bakú, Azerbaijan, July 15 – 20, 2018. Thousand Oaks: Sage. 

 

Inspired Artistry: The Values of High School Band Directors                                                       

Poster Session presented at the Annual Convention of The National Association for Music                                                

Education, 2018. Atlanta, GA.                       

                                                                                                                                    

Setting the Table: Concert Programming for Music Educators 

Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association Convention.  Anaheim Hyatt, Garden Grove, CA. January, 

26, 2018.

 

New Wine In Old Bottles: New Approaches For Existing Technology & Your Music Program  Music Association For California Community Colleges. San Francisco, CA., November 2015.

 

Scholarly and Creative Activities: Professional Meetings: Discussant, Panelist

A Conversation with Frank Duarte.

Guest Lecture: COTA Pa’lante Fellowship. 

April 8th, 2022.

 

A Conversation with Composer Kevin Day.

Discussant on Podcast: Riverside County Office of Education Visual Arts and Performing Arts Administrator Louisa Higgins (Co-Host). Riverside County Office of Education Visual and Performing Arts. April 7th, 2022

 

CSUF New Faculty Meeting: Advice for Successful Tenure Portfolio Development

Panelist at the CSUF New Faculty Seminar. March 28th, 2022

A Conversation with Aaron Dworkin.

Guest Lecture: COTA Pa’lante Fellowship. 

November 12, 2021.

 

Potential, Perseverance, Artistic Passion

Keynote Speaker at the Gahr High School Band Program Awards Night. Cerritos, CA, June 8th, 2021

 

Tell Me Five Things About….

Discussant on Podcast: Riverside County Office of Education Visual Arts and Performing Arts Administrator Louisa Higgins (Host). Riverside County Office of Education Visual and Performing Arts. June 16th, 2021

 

Artistry in Scholarship and Research 

Guest Lecture: Dr. John Koegel MUSE 500 Class - California State University Fullerton School of Music. March 2022, October 2021.

 

Diaspora Dialogues: Art in The Black Diaspora

Panelist: CSUF African American Resource Center

October 27th, 2021

 

Behind the Music - Concert Programming for Artistry 

Guest Lecture: Gesture & Sound Class - Arizona State University Herberger School of Music 

February 23rd, 2021.

 

Maestros & Music: A Conversation with Colonel Jason Fettig

Discussant With Music Director, President’s Own United States Marine Band.

Virtual Event with Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble. February 21st, 2021

 

Through the Looking Glass: Investigating the Student High School Band Experience

California State University Fullerton “Noon Time Talk”. February 16th, 2021.

 

Pacific Symphony Virtual Mixer with Concertmaster Dennis Kim.

Discussant/Featured Guest. Virtual Event with Pacific Symphony. February 10th, 2021.

 

Being A Music Educator in An Unfamiliar Area.

CSUF Collegiate Chapter of The National Association for Music Education. 

Virtual Event. February 9, 2020.

 

Repertoire: Sounds & Symbols in Action

Presentation to the Pacific Symphony Youth Ensembles. Virtual Forum via Zoom. October 11th, 2020.

The Art of Conducting

Presentation for Pacific Symphony Donors & Subscribing Governing Members.

Saturday, August 22nd, 2020. Virtual Session with Pacific Symphony.

 

Collaboration, Connection, and Creativity – A Brainstorming Session with Southern California High School Band Directors

California State University Fullerton School of Music – Music Education Department Event. Virtual Forum via Zoom. Fullerton, CA August 7th, 2020.

 

Conversations with Conductors: Conductors of The Pacific Symphony

Panelist. California State University, Fullerton Arts Inter-Club Council.  Virtual Forum via Zoom, Fullerton, CA, June 29th, 2020.

 

A Life In The Arts

Keynote Speaker at The Vista Murrieta High School Band Program Gala. Murrieta, CA, May, 2019.

 

Making Music with Young Musicians

Riverside Unified School District Professional Development Session Presenter, Riverside, CA - September, 2018 & January, 2017.

 

Q & A Session with Composer Michael Markowski

Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association Convention.  Anaheim Hyatt, Garden Grove, CA. January 21, 2017.

 

Programming for Your Ensembles

Irvine Unified School District Professional Development Session Presenter, Irvine, CA - September 2016

 

Panelist: Social Justice Through the Arts. University of Michigan

Martin Luther King Symposium. Ann Arbor, MI., January 2009. 

 

College Band Director’s National Association Western/Northwestern Division Conference

University of Puget Sound – Tacoma, Washington – March, 2020 

(Conference Canceled: COVID 19)

 

California Music Educators Association Annual Conference

Conference Attendee – 2022, 2019, 2008

The Midwest Clinic, Chicago, IL

Conference Attendee     1997 - Present

 

International Society for Music Education (ISME)

35th World Congress – Brisbane, Australia – July 17-20, 2022 (Conference Held Virtually)

34th World Congress – Helsinki, Finland – August 2-7, 2020 (Conference Canceled: COVID 19)

33rd World Congress - Bakú, Azerbaijan - July 15 -22, 2018

 

National Association for Music Education Annual Convention

Atlanta, GA - March 2018

Scholarly and Creative Activities: Conference and Symposia Attendance

University of Redlands Conducting Symposium

Symposium Conducting Participant - March 2016

 

University of California Los Angeles Conducting Symposium

Symposium Conducting Participant - June 2015

 

Music Association of California Community Colleges

Conference Attendee - November 2019, 2015

 

College Band Director’s National Association Conducting Symposium

University of Colorado - Boulder, CO

Symposium Conducting Participant - June 2013

 

Oxbridge Teacher Seminars: The Visual Experience, Art in History and Literature - July 2010

Cambridge University, Cambridge, United Kingdom   

 

Michigan State University Conducting Symposium - June 2010

 

Riverside City College Conducting Symposium – March 2009, 2008, 2007

 

Premieres and New Works Consortium Membership

Commission Lead: I Dream Awake (Giovanni Santos), 2022

 

Commission: Simurgh (Stephen Mahpar), 2022

 

California Premiere: Lightning Round (Kevin Day), 2022

 

Premiere: Expedition (Jack Bertrand), 2021

Consortium Member: Lands End (Michael Gilbertson), 2021

 

Commission: Concerto for Alto Saxophone & Wind Ensemble (Jules Pegram), 2019

College Band Directors National Association Frederick Fennell Award Winning Composition.

 

Consortium Member: Rise (Adam Schoenberg), 2019

 

Commission Lead: Fanfarria (Giovanni Santos), 2018

 

Consortium Member: This Cruel Moon (John Mackey), 2017

 

Commission: The Rising Tide (Narong Prangcharoen), 2015

 

Commission: Exuberance for Wind Ensemble and Trumpet (J. Eric Schmidt), 2012

 

 

Music Education Research 

2021-2022 - Are YOU on the List? An Investigation and Comparison into the Representation, Diversity and Inclusion of State Band Festival Lists.

 

    An investigation into the state-wide band festival lists from different regions of the United States studying the diversity, equity and inclusion of the composers listed therein. This research highlights steps music educators can take to improve the student experience through the literature music educator’s program for their students. This research also studies the ways music educators can examine the experience students enjoy in their music program through their student’s eyes.

 

2019-2020 - Through the Looking Glass: Measuring Student Experiences in High School Band

 

   An investigation into the student high school band experience from an artistic and educational perspective. The research studies the music education experience through the lens of the participating student, investigating the student interpretation/understanding of those artistic and curricular high school band experiences to notions of regional norms and expectations for instrumental music education, drawing connections to pre-service, and current music educators.

 

2017 - Inspired Artistry: The Values of High School Band Directors

 

   An investigation into the values, beliefs, and philosophy of practicing high school band 

directors, how those values are formed and shaped, and how those values inform artistic, and 

curricular decisions for participating students as made by pre-service, and current music educators. 

 

 

Clarinet Performance Appointments

 

Clarinetist: Winds By Design Chamber Music Ensemble, 2008-2009

 

University Service  - California State University, Fullerton


University Committees

 

Outstanding Professor Committee (Arts Representative), Member 2021-2022

 

College of The Arts Committee

 

Theater Education Faculty Search Committee, Member 2020-2021

 

Diversity Committee, Member (School of Music Representative) 2020-2022

 

School of Music Committee

 

Branding and Marketing Committee, Member 2020-2022

 

Curriculum Committee – Member, 2020-2022

 

Music Education Masters Degree Planning Committee, Member 2020-2022

 

University Service (Non-Committee)

 

Project UpGrads Graduate Student Program - Pa’lante Fellowship, College of The Arts Director 2020-2021

 

Project UpGrads Graduate Student Program - Pa’lante Fellowship, Mentor 2020-2021.

 

School of Music Undergraduate Recital Committee Membership

2020-2022

 

Isabella Beltran, Alto Saxophone  -  Luke Bither (Bass) - Sam Chang (Clarinet) – Dayee Chung (Piano) - Andrew Fresquez (Tenor Saxophone) - Nick Gaydos (Trumpet) - Alex Gellatly (Horn) – Daniel Hernandez (Tuba) - Ashkan Harirchi (Alto Saxophone) – Elise Hill (Saxophone) - 

Alejandro Lopez, Jr. (Percussion) – Michael Massie (Tuba) - Carly Miller (Bassoon) - Ivan Morales (Trumpet) - Shane Nagatani (Cello) – Christy Nguyen (Clarinet) - Eleanor Nunez (Conducting) - Jonathan Ramirez (Alto Saxophone) - Jesus Santiago (Clarinet) - Isai Solis (Clarinet) – Casey Tran (Euphonium) - Isaac Vazquez (Percussion) – Leeza Yorke (Voice) - Kyle Zozobrado (Alto Saxophone) 

Advising

Academic Advisor for Select BA Music Education Majors (Approximately 30 – 35 Students) - 2020 - 2022

 

Masters Thesis Committee Members:  Jade Clavesilla (Music Education), Anna Lopez (Musicology)

 

Research Advising and Mentorship – CSUF Student Isabella Beltran Undergraduate Research Project: High School Band Student Participation.

 

Research Advising and Mentorship - CSUF Student Thalia Vargas: Connecting my music education research to her project in Entrepreneurial Leadership Class (Small Business Development in Las Vegas) 2020- 2021.

 

Special Events and Projects

World Projects Sounds of Summer Music Festival (Walt Disney Concert Hall), Adjudicator, 2022

 

CSUF Festival of Winds, Festival Assistant Host and Co-Organizer, 2022

 

CSUF Alumni Band, Assistant and Conductor, 2023

 

CSUF School of Music Incoming Student Day, Faculty Participant, 2021

 

Sponsor of Guest Residencies, Guest Speakers, Clinics and Masterclasses

 

MUSE 395

 

Nick Gaydos, Nicole Hua, Shane Nagatani, Kyle Zozobrado – “The Student Teaching Experience”. May 2022

 

James Winchell- “Student Teaching Advice & 1st Year Teaching Advice”. May 2022

 

Tiffani Natalini-Whitmore - Colorguard “101”- Strategies & Resources @ Class. March 2022

 

Daniel Greenberg & Matt Matthews - “Tales From Reality: The Music Program Budget” . February 2022

 

Dr. Jarritt Sheel “Culturally Responsive Teaching in Music Education".  January 2022

 

Sebastian Siojo, CSUF Credential Student - “Getting My First Job in Music Education”.  May 2021

 

Jamie Trinajstich, CSUF Credential Student - “Life as A Student Teacher”. May 3rd, 2021

 

Aaron Bryan, Fresno County Office of Education VAPA - “Music & Special Needs Students”. April 2022, 2021

 

Nicole Kroesen (Pacific Symphony) -“Developing A Orchestra/Band Program Logistics & Administrative Philosophy: Tips/Tricks/Advice”. April 2021

 

Tom Merrill (Bob Rogers Travel) -“Developing A Touring Philosophy & The Opportunities of Student Travel”. March 2022, 2021

 

Dr. William Tonissen, White Plains HS & Columbia University Summer Winds -“Motivation & The High Performance Band Program”. February 2021

 

Dr. Jamal Duncan, Arizona State University Herberger School of Music -“Score Study For The Busy Music Educator”. January 2021

 

MUSE 394

 

Dr. Lindsay Weiss, CA Department of Education -“Setting the Standard - Understanding & Implementing the California State Visual & Performing Arts Standards”. November 2021, 2020

 

Jeanine Christensen - President: Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association. SCSBOA & You/Joining Your State/National Music Association. September 2020

 

MUS281W

 

Elizabeth Low-Atwater - Arts Educator Specialist/Professional Bassoonist  -Woodwind Connections -  Beginning Band Pedagogy “101” - Bassoon. November 2021, 2020

 

Joyce Lawrence - Arts Educator Specialist/Professional Oboist  -Woodwind Connections - 

Beginning Band Pedagogy “101” - Oboe. November 2021, 2020

 

Dr. John Hallberg – CSUF Professor of Saxophone – Woodwind Connections – Saxophone “101” – Ocotber 2021, 2020

 

Jim McElmeel, CEO - JKEAA Music Service - Instrument Repair/Instrument Service “101” for public school music educators. September 2021, 2020

 

MUS281W

 

Jennifer Dean - James Workman Middle School Director of Bands - Woodwind Connections - Beginning Band Pedagogy “101” - Flute. September 2021, 2020

 

MUS406C

 

Composer Residency – Viet Cuong – April, 2022

 

Guest Conductor Dr. Jamal Duncan (Arizona State University) – March 2022

 

Composer Residency – Adam Schoenberg – March 2022

 

Composer Residency (Virtual) – Augusta Read Thomas – November 2021

 

Composer Residency – Jack Bertrand – October 2021

 

Dr. Sean Murphy Founder: Murphy Music Press - Music Industry Studies - Music Publishing.

 

Damien Crutcher, Conductor & CEO (Crescendo Detroit) - Non-profit Work In The Arts - Guest Lecture. March 2021

 

H. Robert Reynolds, Conductor - Some Things I Believe - Guest Lecture. December 2020

 

Rob Deemer, Educator/Performer/Entrepreneur - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion In Programming. November 2020

 

Sycil Mathai, Educator/Performer/Entrepreneur - Financial Literacy for the 21st Century Musician. October 2020

 

Brian Baumbaush, Composer - Employing Digital Audio Workstations in Your Music Making. October 2020

 

Alex Shapiro, Composer - Making Music/Creativity In The Time of Covid-19. September 28th, 2020/November 2020

 

Eileen Janette, Vice President of Artistic Logistics - Pacific Symphony - Arts Administration As A Career Opportunity. September 2020

Service to the Community

Pacific Symphony Orchestra - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee – Member, 2021

 

Outreach Presenter: College Preparatory & College Success: Presentation to the Pacific Symphony Youth Ensembles. September, 2020

 

Community Intern Partner - Troy High School Tech Program, Fullerton, CA – Summer, 2020

 

Professional Development

CSUF New Faculty Orientation Sessions: 2020 - 2021 Academic Year.

 

CSUF Faculty of Color Learning Community Development - CSUF FOCLC: Decolonizing Academic Writing for Faculty of Color Dr. Josephine Pham Assistant Professor of Secondary Education. November 16th, 2020

 

CSUF Faculty of Color Learning Community Development - CSUF FOCLC: Guest Lecture: Self-Care In A Virtual World: Balancing Cultural Taxation & Tenure Processes - CSUF Faculty of Color Presentation - Dr. Portia Jackson-Preston Assistant Professor, Dept. of Public Health.

September 22nd, 2020

 

CSUF Professional Development: Engaging & Managing Large Online Classes.

August 4th, 2020

 

CSUF Professional Development (Impact): Zoom Basics - An Introduction To The Use Of Zoom For Our Online Classrooms.

July 21st, 2020

 

CSUF Professional Development: Backwards Course Design. 

July 21st, 2020

 

Teachers College, Columbia University: Culturally Responsive Approaches to Online Learning. 

June 25th, 2020

 

California Community Colleges Online Teaching & Learning Conference.

June 24th - June 26th, 2020

 

CSUF Professional Development: CSUF Professional Development: Implementing Zero Cost Course Materials. June 24th, 2020

 

University of Michigan School of Music: Directed Listening Model Seminar: Artistic Leader Versus Pedagogue. June 24th, 2020

 

CSUF Professional Development: Rethinking Course Assignments and Projects- Using Technology as A Means for Change. June 22nd, 2020

 

CSUF FDC: Teaching Remotely - Canvas Training - Intermediate Level: Completion of 15 hours of Faculty Training. June 15th - June 19th, 2020

 

CSUF FDC: Teaching Remotely - Canvas Training - Beginner Level: Completion of 15 hours of Faculty Training. June 1st - June 5th, Summer 2020.

 

CSUF Professional Development: Adjusting Virtual Course Assignments and Projects - How can you take a current face-to-face classroom assignment/project, and make it a virtual assignment? May 20th, 2020

 

CSUF Professional Development: Adding Active Engagement to the Online Environment - How is this possible? May 19th, 2020

 

 

Selective List of Service Prior To CSUF Appointment 

 

Irvine Valley College

 

Institutional Effectiveness Committee

Representative – School of the Arts, 2019-2020

 

Village of the Arts: New Arts Campus Construction Committee 

Representative – School of the Arts, 2019-2020

 

Mt. San Antonio College

 

Educational Design Committee

Representative – Music Department, 2018-2019

 

Academic Senate 

Senator - Music Department, 2017

 

Los Angeles Arts Commission

Grant Reader, 2016

 

Professional Organizations

College Band Directors National Association

 

International Society of Music Education

 

National Association for Music Education

 

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Music Fraternity

 

Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honor Society

 

Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association