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Education

 

Master of Music in Historical Performance, Lute Performance Concentration: Historical Performance Institute, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN – 2018.

                Primary Instructor/Advisor: Nigel North

Bachelor of Music, Music History Concentration: Hood College, Frederick, MD – 2008

                Primary Instructor: William Simms

 

Instruments

Renaissance lute, archlute, theorbo, baroque guitar, classical guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar

 

Performance Experience

Ensemble:

Concentus Early Music Ensemble, Historical Performance Institute, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, 2013-14, 2016-18.

Baroque Orchestra, Historical Performance Institute, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, 2014.

Bloomington Early Music Festival, Bloomington, IN, 2014.

Bloomington Bach Cantata Project, Bloomington, IN, 2014.

Amherst/Lute Society of America Early Music Festival Lute Ensemble, Amherst, MA, 2013.

Otterbein University Early Music Ensemble, Westerville, OH, 2011-13.

Hood College Early Music Ensemble, Frederick, MD, 2004-08.

 

Solo:

Master of Music Solo Lute Recital, Historical Performance Institute, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, 2018.

Master of Music Solo Lute Recital, Historical Performance Institute, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, 2017.

Lute Society of America Student Scholarship Showcase Concert, Cleveland, OH, 2016.

Various Student Recitals, Lute , Theorbo, and Baroque Guitar Accompaniment, Historical Performance Institute, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, 2013-14, 2016-18.

 

Master Classes/Lessons

Lute Master Class – Paul O’Dette, Lute Society of America Summer Festival, Cleveland, OH, 2016.

Lute Lessons – Ronn McFarlane, Lute Society of America Summer Festival, Cleveland, OH, 2016.

Renaissance Improvisation Master Class – Bruce Dickey, guest artist, Historical Performance Institute, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, 2014.

Renaissance Improvisation Master Class – Nigel North, Amherst/Lute Society of America Early Music Festival, Amherst, MA, 2013.

 

Scholarships/Honors/Awards

Music Merit Scholarships, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 2013-14, 2016-18.

Lute Society of America Student Scholarship, 2013, 2016.

Silverman Young Artist Award, Hood College, Frederick, MD, 2008.

Music Merit Scholarships, Hood College, Frederick, MD, 2004-08.

Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, Hood College, Frederick, MD, 2008.

 

Professional Memberships

Gamma Ut Society, Indiana University

Lute Society of America

Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society