2017-Present The Greater North Texas Youth Orchestra
2012-Present Odysseus North Texas Chamber Orchestra: Artistic Director and Conductor
2nd Prize Winner of the 2014 American Prize Orchestra Competition.
3rd Prize Winner of the 2013 American Prize Orchestra Competition.
2015 -Present Summer Music Intensives: Artistic and Program Director
2001-2010 Abilene Summer Music Festival Philharmonic Orchestra.
2001-2003 NOVA Ensemble (New music ensemble).
Music Director and Conductor
1996-1997 Ku Ring Gai Philharmonic Orchestra. Sydney, Australia.
1995 Canberra Youth Orchestra. Canberra, Australia.
ORCHESTRAS, CHORUSES AND ENSEMBLES CONDUCTED
2017- The Greater North Texas Youth Orchestra
2012- Odysseus North Texas Chamber Orchestra. (Denton, TX)
2001-2010 Abilene Summer Music Festival Orchestra. (Abilene, TX)
2001-2003 NOVA Ensemble.
1996-1997 KU RING GAI Philharmonic Orchestra. (Sydney, Audtralia)
1995 Canberra Youth Chamber Players. (Canberra, Australia)
1992-1995 Canberra Youth Orchestra.
2018 Denton Bach Society
2018 American Baroque Opera Company Orchestra
2016 Johnstown Symphony Orchestra
2014 Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2014 Zabrze Philharmonic Orchestra. Zabrze, Poland.
2013 The Academic State Concert Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine.
2008 The Pan American Festival Chamber Orchestra.
2005 Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra.
2005 Abilene Collegiate Orchestra.
2005 Hardin Simmons Opera.
2002 The Composers Forum Orchestra.
2018 Denton Bach Society Choir
2016 Johnstown Symphony Chorus
2015 Frisco Chorale
2014 Frisco Chorale
2016 University of North Texas Dance Company
2015 ae:mp Amiti Perry and Company
2013 Denton Dance Conservatory Company
2012 Texas State Symphony Orchestra.
1998 University of North Texas Symphony Orchestra.
1997 Peninsula Orchestra. (Sydney, Australia)
1996 Balmain Orchestra. (Sydney, Australia)
1995 Canberra School of Music Symphony Orchestra.
2012 Norwalk Symphony Orchestra.
2011 Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra.
2011 Ocmulgee Symphony Orchestra.
2010 Ithaca College Symphony Orchestra.
Cornell University Symphony Orchestra.
2001 South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra.
1995 Pierre Monteux School for Conductors Symphony Orchestra.
HONORS AND AWARDS
2016-2017 1st Prize Winner. American Prize Conducting Competition. (Professional Division)
2016 Ernst Bacon Memorial Award. Excellence in American Music.
2015 2nd Prize Winner. The American Prize Conducting Competition. (Professional Division)
2014 2nd Prize Winner. The American Prize Conducting Competition. (Professional Division)
2nd Prize Winner. The American Prize Orchestral Competition. Odysseus Chamber Orchestra. (Professional Orchestra Division)
2013 3rd Prize Winner. The American Prize Conducing Competition. (Professional Division)
3rd Prize Winner. The American Prize Orchestral Competition. Odysseus Chamber Orchestra. (Professional Orchestra Division)
2011 "Special Young Conductor Citation Award" The American Prize Conducting Competition.
2013 Denton Record Chronicle: 2012 most fascinating people.
1995 1st Prize Winner NEW SOUTH WALES MINISTRY OF ARTS CONDUCTING COMPETITION Sydney, Australia.
1991-1992 Hong Kong Academy for performing Arts, Diploma. Viola Performance
1993-1995 Canberra School of Music, B MUS. Viola Performance
1995-1996 The Australian Institute of Music. B MUS. Viola Performance
1997-2003 University of North Texas. M.MUS. Orchestral Conducting
2015 McKinney Summer Music Intensives
2008 Pan American Strings Festival
2000-2010 Abilene Summer Music Festival
2003 Penang State Music Workshop
2000 Distant Visions for Orchestra and pre recorded tape by Brian Bavelander. World Premier Recording with the NOVA ensemble of North Texas. (Equilibrum label)
2012 JOYFUL STRINGS. Christmas recording of Christmas Classics arranged
by Richard de Rossa. Violin with Serenata Strings.
CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIUMS
2002 North American Saxophone Alliance Conference.
Tribute to Helen Hewwitt. (500 Years of Printed Music)
2005 SEAMUS Y2K The Acousma. Tex Conference
JUDGING AND PANEL
2017 North Texas JDR Young Artist Viola Competition
2005 Texas Music Teachers Association-Denton Music Teachers Performance Contest.
2003-Present Conductor Guild
2013-2014 Denton Breakfast KIWANIS CLUB
2012-Present District 25 Flower Mound TOASTMASTERS CLUB
A proven ensemble and organization builder; From the NOVA Ensemble, leading it to its very first commercial CD recording to helping build the Abilene Summer Music Festival into a leading summer music festival for middle and high school students. Finally, building a professional orchestra; Odysseus Chamber Orchestra. Raising its annual budget and profile and leading the orchestra to two national awards in within three years of its formation.