Education

Indiana University Jacob’s School of Music            

>Bachelor of Music in Organ Performance

Organ Instruction
>Dr. Marilyn Keiser, Indiana University
>John Erickson, former organist Christ United Methodist Church, Pittsburgh, PA
>Dr. Jonathon Biggers, State University of New York at Binghamton
>Dr. David Craighead, former professor Eastman School of Music

Piano Instruction

>Natasha Snitkovsky, Chair Piano Department at Duquesne University​

Church and Other Positions

>First Presbyterian Church, Grand Haven, MI – Organist       

>Spring Lake High School, Spring Lake, MI - Choir Accompanist 

>Hope College, Holland, MI - Staff Accompanist          
>Bethel Lutheran Church, Granville, MI – Director of Music and Organist 
>Trinity United Methodist Church, Tallahassee, FL – Organist and Youth Choir Director
>Centenary United Methodist Church, Lebanon, IN – Organist 
>Christ United Methodist Church, Bethel Park, PA – Assistant Organist, Youth Choir Intern

Public Performance Experience

>Organ Recitalist – Florida, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, South Carolina
>Piano Recitalist – Florida, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania

Classes/Seminars

Prelude: An Introduction to the Organ - Two session class that provides a behind-the-scenes tour of the pipe organ and a demonstration of the capabilities of the king of instruments.

 

Hymn Playing: Everything That's On the Page but Isn't - Seminar that focuses on supportive congregational accompaniment with a brief introduction to improvisation.

 

Music Reading Made Easy - Three session introductory class on reading music for people with little or no musical background. (Designed specifically to help members of small church choirs with little or no musical experience)

Choral Experience

 

Choral Accompaniment/Direction
>Spring Lake High and Middle Schools, Spring Lake, MI

>First Presbyterian Church, Grand Haven, MI

>Bethel Lutheran Church, Grandville, MI

>Trinity UMC, Tallahassee, FL

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Musical Theater Experience

>Spring Lake High School, Spring Lake, MI - Music Director: Addams Family (2017), Urinetown (2018), Mamma Mia (2019), Peter and the Starcatchers (2019), Music Man (2020), Beauty and the Beast (2021)

>Stage 62, Carnegie, PA– Musical Director: Dorothy Meets Alice (2003)

> Comtra Theater, Cranberry, PA  Music Director: Babes in Toyland (2000), Pinocchio (2001), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (2001), Will Roger's Follies (2002)

>Mt. Lebanon Sr. High School – Rehearsal Accompanist and Pit Pianist: Bye Bye Birdie (2000), South Pacific (2001), L'il Abner (2002), The King and I (2003)