Western Michigan University
Applied Music Composition (Fall 2018, Spring 2019)
Private composition lessons, undergraduate and master’s.
Electronic Music Aesthetics (Spring 2019)
Weekly seminar for undergraduate and graduate students. Focus on developing a framework for the appraisal and analysis of electroacoustic works in a wide variety of media configurations. Lectures and readings in musical aesthetics and semiotics.
Basic Music II (Fall 2018, Spring 2019)
Large music theory section. Fundamental principles of counterpoint and part writing. Study of harmony, modulation, and an introduction to chromaticism.
Form in Music (Fall 2018)
Graduate seminar. A survey of the musical forms, large and small, including works from the Baroque period to the present day. Analysis of both structure and texture of representative works of the various periods and styles.
Basic Electronic Music (Fall 2016, Fall 2017)
Fundamentals of electronic music, with focus on the history of the medium and theoretical foundations of sound and digital audio. Creative compositional projects for fixed media. Open to majors and non-majors. 3 credit hours.
Composition for Non-Majors (Spring 2017)
Creative composition employing 20th and 21st century vocabularies. 3 credit hours
Fundamentals of Music I (Summer 2017)
For non-music majors with minimal music preparation. Rudiments of pitch and duration. Study of scales, chord structure, tonality, and forms. 3 credit hours
Theory for Non-Majors I (Spring 2018)
Concentration on voice-leading/part-writing, analysis, rudiments of form, introduction to chromaticism. 3 credit hours
MidAmerica Nazarene University
Music Media & Technology (Spring 2013)
Topics in basic computing and Macintosh OS, Finale notation software, MIDI theory and sequencing, acoustics and psychoacoustics, and digital audio theory and recording. 3 credit hours.
Fundamentals of Music Theory (Fall 2012)
Rudiments of music notation and elementary ear-training and sight-singing. 3 credit hours.
Music Theory I (Spring 2012, Spring 2013)
Concentration on voice-leading/part-writing, diatonic harmony, analysis, ear-training, sight-singing, and dictation. 5 credit hours.
Music Theory II (Fall 2011, Fall 2012)
Concentration on voice-leading/part-writing, analysis, rudiments of form, introduction to chromaticism, ear-training, sight-singing, and dictation. 5 credit hours.