Visiting Two Year Assistant Professor, School of Performing Arts, Music, Virginia Tech: classes taught: Survey of Music, Sight Singing Lab, Online Music Appreciation, First Year Experience (SOPA), Theory Fundamentals, Class Applied Voice, Independent Study in Jazz Improvisation and Composition, Independent Study in Sight Singing and Ear Training

Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Music, College of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Montana; classes taught: Composition (UG), Composers Workshop (UG), Women in Music (UG), Psychology of Music (G-Online Class), Analytical Techniques (G-Online Class), Aural Perception (UG), individual composition lessons; Missoula, MT, 2009-2013

Wilderness and Civilization Institute, University of Montana, Sound in the Natural World, 2012, 2013

Instructor, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UM (50+) (MOLLI), Creativity and the Natural World, Missoula, MT, 2010, 2011; The Creative Process – Finding Your Spark, 2013

Composition and Improvisation, Music Theory and Ear Training, University of Montana Piano Camp, Missoula, MT, 2006-

Teaching Assistant to Joseph Auner and Mary Ann Smart, Music Appreciation (UG), Music Department, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, 1995-1996

Ear Training and Sight Singing, and Music Theory (UG), Music Department, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, 1993-1995

Teaching Assistant to Jacob Druckman, Orchestration (G), Yale School of Music, New Haven, CT, 1991-1993

Teaching Assistant to Betsy Jolas, Music from 1945 – the Present (G); Debussy’s Pelleas and Melisande, (G), Yale School of Music, New Haven, CT, 1992-1993



Being Peace and the Power of the Voice
explores using the voice as a vehicle for non-violent change, and focuses on the work of Hildegard von Bingen (German Christian mystic composer, 12th Century), Yeshe Tsogyal (first female Tibetan “monk”, 8th Century), Ani Choying Drolma (Nepal) and Sister Helen Prejean (US), was guest speaker at the 3rd World Youth Buddhism Symposium, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Tai Po, Hong Kong, 2013; The Imagining the Universe Concert, The Cube, Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 2014

Researching the nature of vocal timbre cross-culturally, Visiting Scholar at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2001-02, research ongoing

Researched Chinese and American children’s emotional response to music with cognitive psychologist, Percy Tannenbaum (Professor Emeritus and former director of the Survey Research Center at Berkeley University), 1999-2000

Metallize, Liquefy, Vegetalize, Petrify, and Electrify the Voice: Extended Vocal Techniques in the Twentieth Century (focusing on collaborations of Luciano Berio, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and Meredith Monk), Stony Brook University, 1995

Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics, Stanford University, 1998

The Society of Composers Region VIII Conference, The University of Montana at Missoula, 1998; Women and Music Technology Conference, Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA, 2000

Music and Meaning in Nature: A Study of Gender Relations in Performance Among Two Forest Communities: the Mbuti of Zaire and the Biaka of the Central African Republic, Stony Brook University, 1994