Schedule

2017

January 12-13: Guest artist at Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge): Solo recital and “Un-Master Class” performance workshop

March 26: Faculty chamber recital, Texas Tech University

July 5 – 17: Faculty artist/teacher at InterHarmony Festival, Acqui Terme, Italy; Masterclass July 12, solo performance July 14

July 30 – August 3: Presenter of a combination lecture/workshop on “The Un-Master Class;” panelist on symposium “Embodied Meaning and Improvisation” at the International Conference of Dalcroze Studies, Quebec City, Canada (Laval University)

August 30: Keynote speaker, European Piano Teachers Association (U.K.) conference, Nottingham, England

October 2: Solo recital, Hunter College, CUNY, New York

October 3: Masterclass, Hunter College, CUNY, New York

October 23 – 28: Judge, Maria Clara Cullell International Piano Competition, San Jose, Costa Rica

November 19: Faculty solo recital, Texas Tech University

2016

March 7: Soloist in Edvard Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor. Texas Tech University Orchestra, David Becker conductor. Streamed live on the TTU School of Music website, 7:30 pm CST

April 8: Performance of “Incantations” for oboe and piano by Mary Jeanne van Appledorn; Festival of New Music, Texas Tech University

April 21: Lecture/Demonstration “The Late Piano Sonatas of Franz Schubert: Lyricism, Nihilism, and Peering into the Abyss” in the seminar series Topics in the Aesthetics of Music and Sound, University of Southern Denmark, Odense. Online participation via Adobe Connect

June 9 – 11: Guest presenter and clinician, Pennsylvania Music Teachers’ Association convention, Seven Springs Resort, Champion, PA

June 20 – 21: Presentation and panelist on conference on “Flow,” – Dalcroze Society of America, Princeton, NJ

June 21: “Un-Master Class” workshop, Dalcroze Society of America conference, Princeton, NJ

June 29 – July 11: Piano Faculty, InterHarmony Music Festival, Arcidosso (Tuscany) Italy

July 16 – 23: Workshops, public lectures and performance coaching at Festival Filarmonico Juvenil (Youth Orchestra of the Americas), Chaco, Argentina

October 8: Featured clinician, Southwest Ohio Music Teachers Association, Cincinnati, OH

October 14 – 15: Workshops, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan

October 16: Solo recital, Jackson, Michigan

October 24: Guest solo/chamber concert, “Music of Russia,” Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, TX

October 26:  International webinar for the Global Leaders program, Youth Orchestra of the Americas: “The ‘Un-Master Class’ and Perfect Wrong Notes: Exploring Non-traditional Music Pedagogy”

October 29: Faculty solo/chamber concert, “Music of Russia,” Texas Tech University

2015

January 22: Guest solo/chamber recital, Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, TX

January 29: Faculty solo/chamber recital, Texas Tech University

January 30: Guest lecture “Musical Health, Mastery and Transcendence,” Texas Association of Music Schools conference, Austin, TX

March 23: Presentation “Pianists Meet Advanced Technology: Using Motion-capture Recording and Brain Imaging to Investigate the Psychology of Performance,” Music Teachers National Association convention, Las Vegas, NV

March 31: Guest lecture “Inquiry is Greater than Research,” Undergraduate Research Conference, Texas Tech University

May 2: Soloist, Jackson (MI) Symphony Orchestra: Ravel Concerto for the Left Hand

June 23: Guest workshop, “Psychology of Performance” for the Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition, Ft. Worth, TX

July 1 – 13: Faculty, InterHarmony Music Festival, Arcidosso, Italy

September 29: Solo recital, Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, TX

October 4 – 6: Residency, Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville, TN

October 7: Master class, University of Tennessee (Knoxville)

October 8: Solo recital, University of Tennessee (Knoxville)

October 16: Co-presentation with Cynthia M. Grund: Report on Transdisciplinary Research. School of Music, Texas Tech University

October 24: Lecture-demonstration and solo recital, Valley Keyboards, McAllen, TX

October 27: Solo recital, University of Houston (TX)

October 28: Solo recital, University of Texas, San Antonio

November 4: International webinar for the Global Leaders program, Youth Orchestra of the Americas: “The ‘Un-Master Class’ and Perfect Wrong Notes: Exploring Non-traditional Music Pedagogy”

November 15: Faculty solo recital, Texas Tech University [please note date change]

2014

May 15: Guest workshop, Hansei University, Seoul, Korea

May 15: Guest workshop, Ewha University, Seoul, Korea

May 16: Guest workshop, Sejong University, Seoul, Korea

May 16: Guest workshop, Baekseok University, Cheonan, Korea

May 17: Keynote address and two additional sessions, Korean Association for Piano Pedagogy conference, Seoul

June 24: Piano master class, University of Chile, Santiago

June 26: Solo recital, University of Chile, Santiago

June 27: Pedagogy seminar, University of Chile, Santiago

September 20: Solo recital, Steinway Hall, Dallas, TX

October 30: Co-presentation with Cynthia M. Grund: “Of Avatars, Musical Embodiment, and Perception” for annual meeting of American Society for Aesthetics, San Antonio, TX

November 7: Lecture and “Un-Master Class” performance workshop, Barratt Due Institute of Music Conference, Bergen, Norway

November 9: Solo recital, Barratt Due Institute of Music, Oslo, Norway

November 10: Pedagogical workshop “Trusting the Musical Impulse,” Barratt Due Institute of Music, Oslo, Norway

November 12: Co-presentation with Cynthia M. Grund: “Viewing Piano-playing Avatars in an fMRI-Scanner: What Motion Capture and Brain Scans Reveal about (1) the Effects that Intentions Can Have on the Way Pianists Perform and (2) Audience Perception of these Performances,” Center for Functional Integrative Neuroscience, Aarhus, Denmark

November 13: Lunchtime Concert – Solo Recital. University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Odense

November 13: Lecture/Demonstration “Franz Liszt and Metal Music – An Aesthetic Affinity?” in the seminar series Topics in the Aesthetics of Music and Sound, University of Southern Denmark, Odense

November 23: Solo recital, Estes Park (CO) Music Festival, Winter Series

2013

February 24: Faculty chamber music recital, Texas Tech University

March 7: Masterclass and solo recital, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Singapore

March 11: Performance and masterclass, Sanmyung University, Seoul, Korea

March 11: Performance and masterclass, Korea Nazarene University, Cheonan, Korea

March 12: Performance and masterclass, Baeksuk University, Cheonan, Korea

March 12: Performance and masterclass, Kangnam University, Yongin, Korea

March 13: Lecture/demonstration “How Can a Wrong Note Be Perfect?” for Pianissimo Teachers’ Forum, Seoul, Korea

March 14 – 15: Solo recital and guest teaching, Keimyung University, Daegu, Korea

April 24: Co-presentation with Michael O’Boyle (Texas Tech) and Cynthia M. Grund (U. of Southern Denmark, via Skype): “What is Transdisciplinary Research?” – Conference on Undergraduate Research, Texas Tech University

April 25:  Keynote speaker, Phi Beta Kappa induction ceremony, Texas Tech University

July 10: Lecture/demonstration “Music as Experience and Knowledge,” Texas Tech University Summer College Experience

September 12: Guest lecture/workshop “Perfectionism and Creativity” for “Creative Mathematics” course, Texas Tech University

September 24: Guest workshop “Expressive Movement and Performance” for Women’s Chorale, Texas Tech University

October 14:  “Music, Movement and the Brain” – presentations and panel discussions for NNIMIPA (Nordic Network for the Integration of Music Informatics, Performance and Aesthetics) in a satellite workshop in conjunction with the CMMR Symposium (Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research), Marseille, France

October 18: “Un-Master Class” performance workshop, International School, Nice, France

October 19: Solo recital, Nice, France

November 1: Panel presentation “Risk and Bravura as Components of Classical-Music Performance – Aesthetic and Pragmatic Considerations” at annual meeting of American Society for Aesthetics, San Diego, CA

November 9: Solo recital, “The Fountains,” Millbrook, NY

November 17: Faculty solo recital, Texas Tech University

2012

November 11: Solo faculty recital, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

October 25-27: Presentation with Cynthia M. Grund of paper “From Music to Sport and Back Again: A Continuum Hypothesis” at annual meeting of American Society for Aesthetics, St. Louis, MO

October 5: Solo recital, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

October 5: Presentation, Music Teachers Association of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

September 15: Solo recital, “The Fountains,” Millbrook, NY

September 14: Solo recital, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX

July 22: Joint presentation with Cynthia M. Grund “What’s So Mysterious About the Ineffable?” – meeting of NNIMIPA (Nordic Network for the Integration of Music Informatics, Performance and Aesthetics), London, UK

April 19: Joint lecture (via Skype) with Cynthia M. Grund “New Research Initiatives in the Study of Music, Meaning and the Body” – seminar series, Aesthetics of Music and Sound, University of Southern Denmark, Odense

March 3: Presentations as Ida Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Iowa, (Iowa City)

January 22: Solo faculty recital, Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX

2011

January 29: Solo faculty recital, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

April 1: Piano master class, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ

April 3: Solo piano recital, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ

April 15: “Un-Master Class” workshop and solo recital, Midland College, Midland TX

April 16: Lecture demonstration, “Juicy Mistakes: Pathways to Mastery,” Midland College

April 21: Soloist, Gershwin Concerto in F, Texas Tech Wind Ensemble

May 25: Symposium presenter for entrants in the Sixth International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs (Van Cliburn Foundation), Ft. Worth, TX

July 1 – 5: Keynote address and other sessions, Music Teachers Association of California convention (Oakland, CA)

July 2: Co-presenter (via Skype) with Cynthia M. Grund: “Pathways to Operatic Interpretation.” Inaugural conference of the Music and Philosophy Study Group (Royal Musical Association), King’s College, London, England

August 11 – 14: Guest workshops, National Flute Association convention, Charlotte, NC

September 30: Solo recital, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM

October 2: Solo recital, St. John’s Methodist Church, Albuquerque, NM

October 8: Solo recital, “The Fountains,” Millbrook, NY

October 20: Conversational lecture with Cynthia M. Grund, “Music, Meaning – and Machines,” Colloquium Series, Department of Philosophy, Texas Tech University, Lubbock

October 23: Solo recital, First Presbyterian Church, Austin, TX

October 25: Guest presentation, with Cynthia M. Grund, “Intentionality in Music Performance” for Philosophy Department, University of Texas/Austin

October 28: Co-presentation of a paper with Cynthia M. Grund, “‘You Make it Look So Easy’ – A Discourse Addressing the Themes of Beauty, Utility, and Experimental Aesthetics in Broadly Humean Terms.” Annual meeting of the American Society for Aesthetics, Tampa, FL

October 29: “Un-Master Class” workshop, with students from the University of South Florida, at the annual meeting of the American Society for Aesthetics, Tampa, FL

November 17: Solo recital, Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, Odense, Denmark

November 21: “Un-Master Class” workshop; panelist on NNIMIPA research seminar “The Inquisitive Musician”: Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, Odense, Denmark

November 24: Lunchtime concert and cross-disciplinary seminar “David Hume’s Theories of Beauty and Utility Applied to Issues of Musical Performance” (with Cynthia M. Grund), University of Southern Denmark, Odense

 

Prior Years

2010

For more details regarding Nordic engagements, click HERE

January 8-10: Lecturer and clinician, National Association of Teachers of Singing convention, Atlanta, GA

January 23-24: Workshop (“Who’s in the Studio?”) and solo recital, Albuquerque Music Teachers Association (NM)

February 7: All-day seminar, including “Un-Master Class” workshop, for EPTA Denmark (European Piano Teachers Association); Juhl-Sørensen Steinway Auditorium, Copenhagen

February 18: Solo recital, Dept. of Musicology, University of Oslo, Norway

February 19: “Un-Master Class” workshop as part of ongoing music, meaning and gesture studies within the NordPlus Nordic Network for the Integration of Music Informatics, Performance and Aesthetics (NNIMIPA), University of Oslo, Norway

February 27: Solo faculty recital, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

March 17: “Un-Master Class” workshop and recital, Tønder Music School, Pumpehuset (Tønder Art Museum), Denmark; attended by Prince Joachim and Princess Marie of Denmark

March 22-26: NNIMIPA/NordPlus Master’s Course, Music, Meaning and Gesture, NNIMIPA – Nordic Network for the Integration of Music Informatics, Performance and Aesthetics, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Odense

April 9: “Meet the Pianist” (performance and discussion), Henriette Hørlück’s School, Odense, Denmark

May 11: “Un-Master Class” workshop, Royal Danish Academy of Music, Copenhagen

May 12:  “Un-Master Class” workshop and recital, Aabenraa Music School, Aabenraa, Denmark

May 17: Lunchtime recital, noon-1 p.m., Cafeteria 4, University of Southern Denmark, (SDU) Odense

May 18: “Gestures in the Mirror: Embodying Musical Empathy” – presentation at conference Music, Meaning and Empathy, Network for Cross-Disciplinary Studies of Music and Meaning (NTSMB) University of Southern Denmark, (SDU) Odense

May 22: Benefit solo recital, Rotary E-club of London. Kingsmead School Theatre (Enfield), 7:30 p.m. London, U.K.

May 23: “Un-Master Class” for singers, London, U.K.

May 25 – 28: Co-presenter with Cynthia M. Grund, ” ‘If I Could Say It, I Wouldn’t Have To Dance It’ (Isadora Duncan): A Philosophical Investigation of Multimodality,” Bifröst University, Iceland

May 28:  Solo recital, Salurinn, Kopavogur Concert Hall, Reykjavik, Iceland

May 29: Presentation, “Music, Meaning and Method” conference, Reykjavik, Iceland

June 2: Co-presenter with Cynthia M. Grund, “Texts, Choices and Musical Performances” for the research group “Choice and Text”, Institute for Language and Communication, University of Southern Denmark, Odense

October 3: Solo recital, “The Fountains,” Millbrook, NY

October 8: Panelist, Interdisciplinary Colloquium “Music as a Philosophical Microcosm,” University of Southern Denmark (Odense) – participation via Skype

October 28: Solo recital, Victoria (B.C.) Conservatory of Music, Canada

October 29: “Un-Master Class” workshop, Victoria Conservatory of Music

October 30: Co-presenter with Cynthia M. Grund, “Embodying Music,” session at annual conference of American Society for Aesthetics, Victoria, B.C., Canada

October 30: Guest lecture/demonstration: “Juicy Mistakes: How to Invite Breakthroughs in Learning, Life and Art,” University of Victoria

November 2: “Un-Master Class” workshop, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

November 4 – 6: Presentations and contest judging, Utah Music Teachers Association

November 12 – 13: Presentations, Illinois Music Teachers Association, DeKalb, IL

2009

January 10: Solo faculty recital, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

January 16-18: Workshops, Choir Retreat at St. Luke’s Methodist Church, Houston, TX

February 15: Chamber recital, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX

February 22: Chamber recital, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

March 17: Workshops, West Chester University, PA

April 6: “Un-Master Class,” Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, MO

April 7: Lecture/demonstration, Kansas City Music Teachers Association

June 4-6: Lectures and workshops, Arizona Music Teachers Association (Phoenix)

June 22-25: Convention artist and clinician, Singapore Piano Pedagogy Symposium (Singapore)

June 29 – July 1: Performance Workshops “Trusting the Inner Musician” and master lessons, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan

September 11-12: Organizer and presenter, “Meaning in the Arts: An Interdisciplinary Conversation,” international symposium, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX. Symposium program details HERE

For more details regarding Nordic engagements, click HERE

October 1: Lecture/workshop, “Music and Wellness” series, Odense University Hospital (Denmark): “What’s so Good about Good Vibrations?”

October 6: Conversational lecture and performance (with Cynthia M. Grund), Institute of Language and Communication, SDU, Odense (Denmark):   “Music and Meaning: Multimodality as Topic and Method”

October 7: Conversational lecture and performance (with Cynthia M. Grund), Media and Culture Studies, University of Southern Denmark (Kolding): “Music on my Mind!”

October 25: Guest solo recital, Midland College, Midland, TX

October 27: Presentation for “Lecture Well” series, Teaching, Learning and Technology Center, Texas Tech University: “The Trust Between Teacher and Student”

November 6: “Popular. . . Schmopular . . .” (co-presenter with Cynthia M. Grund): Art and/or Entertainment? 5th Anniversary Conference on Philosophy and Popular Culture, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Odense

November 10: Solo Recital, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Odense

November 14: Solo Recital, Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland

November 15: Second Symposium for Research on Instrumental and Vocal Pedagogy:Challenges of Multiculturalism: Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland

– “Un-Master Class” workshop

– Conversational lecture and performance (with Cynthia M. Grund) “Performance, Pedagogy and Pragmatism”

November 17: Lecture as Hans Christian Andersen Guest Professor, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Odense. “Experience and Inquiry – A Musical Journey”

November 19: “It’s Such a Nice Melody – Why Jazz it Up?” (co-presentation with Cynthia M. Grund): Conference: The Role of Rhythm in Musical Meaning: Network for Cross-Disciplinary Studies of Music and Meaning (NTSMB), University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Odense

November 24: “Un-Master Class” performance workshop, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Alsion, Sønderborg

November 24: Solo recital, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Alsion, Sønderborg

November 25: “Un-Master Class” workshop and recital, Vojens and Haderslev Music Schools, Vojens, Denmark

November 26: Recital and lecture, “The Perfect Wrong Note: the Meaning of Mistakes in Music and in Life,” Juhl-Sørensen Steinway Auditorium, Copenhagen, Denmark

2008

January 12 – 13, 2008: Workshops, Maryland Piano Teachers Association, College Park, MD

January 26, 2008: Faculty recital, Texas Tech University

March 30 – 31, 2008: Lecture/demonstrations, Music Teachers National Association, Denver, CO

June 1-3, 2008: Convention Artist and Clinician, Iowa Music Teachers Association

June 9-10, 2008: Convention Artist and Clinician, Minnesota Music Teachers Association

June 16-18, 2008: Workshops, West Texas Kodaly Institute, Lubbock, TX

July 21-23, 2008: Presentation “The Adventurous Adult Amateur,” International Society for Music Education,  Bologna, Italy

July 28-31, 2008: Recital and Workshops, Summer Institute, Meredith College (NC)

September 20-21, 2008: Master lessons, Albuquerque, NM

September 26-27, 2008: Solo recital (Bell Piano Series) and workshops, Millsaps College (MS)

October 14, 2008: Workshops, Michigan Music Teachers Association, Grand Rapids (MI)

October 22-25, 2008: Master-class and technical session, World Piano Pedagogy Conference, Dallas (TX)

October 26, 2008: Keynote presentation, Hoff-Barthelson Music School, Scarsdale, NY

October 27, 2008: Solo recital, The Fountains, Millbrook, NY

November 8-9, 2008: Master lessons, Denver, CO

November 19, 2008: Solo recital, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Alsion, Sønderborg

November 20, 2008: “Un-Master Class” performance workshop, SDU, Alsion, Sønderborg

November 21-22, 2008: Recital and presentations, “Music and Meaning” Conference, Conservatory/SDU, Esbjerg, Denmark

November 22, 2008: “Un-Master Class” performance workshop, Conservatory/SDU, Esbjerg

November 25, 2008: Philosophy Seminar, “Concepts of Susanne Langer,” University of Lüneburg, Germany

November 26, 2008: Solo recital and lecture/demonstration, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Odense

2007

April 17, 2007: “Rhapsody in Blue” soloist (fund-raising concert) Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

May 25, 2007: Solo Recital and “Un-Master Class,” Conservatory of Music, Matamoros, Mexico

May 31, 2007: Guest workshop, International Symposium “Music is Every Child’s Birthright”, Yale University

June 6-12, 2007: Workshops, West Texas Kodaly Institute, Lubbock, TX

June 14-15, 2007: Workshops and “Un-Master Class,” University of Wisconsin, Madison

June 24-26, 2007: Keynote speech and workshops, “Sounds Great” teachers’ conference, Melbourne, Australia

July 2-5, 2007: Keynote Lecture/Demonstrations: Australasian Piano Pedagogy Conference, Canberra, Australia

August 3, 2007: Featured presenter, teaching demonstration lessons at National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy. Chicago, IL

September 15, 2007: Lecture and “Un-Master Class,” Albuquerque NM Music Teachers Association

October 4, 2007: Recital and workshop, Harper College, Chicago

October 6 – 7, 2007: Master Lessons, Denver, CO

October 17, 2007: Lecture/Demonstration, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

October 18, 2007: Presentations, Winthrop University, Rock Hill SC

October 19 – 20, 2007: Residency, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

October 21, 2007: “Un-Master Class” Indian Hill Music School, MA

October 22, 2007: Lecture/Demonstration, New England Piano Teachers Association, Boston, MA

November 8 – 9, 2007: Solo Recital and workshop, University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas

November 11 – 12, 2007: Solo Recital and workshops, Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX

November 15 – 16, 2007: Convention Artist and Clinician, Ohio Music Teachers Association, Columbus, OH

2006

November 13-30, 2006: Performances, lectures, workshops at Chung-Ang University and seven other universities in and around Seoul, Korea. U.S. State Department Fulbright “Senior Specialist” Grant

December 1-3, 2006: Lectures and workshops at Central Conservatory and at Capital Normal University, Beijing, China