University of Akron
I am thrilled to announce that I have accepted a position as Senior Lecturer at the University of Akron and will begin this fall as the trombone professor!
International Women's Brass Conference
This May I head to the International Women's Brass Conference. While there, I will be premiering a newly commissioned piece by Kim Osberg for unaccompanied trombone on a New Works Recital. Calypsus Brass was also invited to play a full recital and I will be performing chamber music on guest artist Theresa May's recital as well as a shared recital with Nikki Abissi and Andrea Neumann.
Powerful Women in Music Festival
Calypsus Brass is a featured ensemble in the Powerful Women in Music Festival and in March 2021, we head to Louisiana to perform!
McNeese State University
In March 2021 Calypsus Brass heads to McNeese State University for a Residency! With the other members, I will be giving multiple masterclasses, performing a recital, teaching and coaching students and ensembles, giving a pedagogical lecture, and recording with Calypsus!
University of Northern Iowa Coaching
In early March, Calypsus will be joining the students of the University of Northern Iowa for a Chamber Music Coaching
Benefit Concert - Calypsus Brass/Lift Music Fund
On August 20, I will be performing in a Benefit Concert supporting the Lift Music Fund, an organization whose mission is "to make achievement in music more accessible and equitable. Lift Music Fund helps underrepresented students overcome the barriers, financial and otherwise, to pursuing a career in music,."
International Trombone Festival
I had a wonderful time performing as an artist with the International Women's Trombone Choir at the International Trombone Festival in Columbus, GA. Thank you to all involved for a great week!
International Trombone Festival
This July, I head to the International Trombone Festival where I will be a member of the inaugural International Women's Trombone Choir! I will also be giving two presentations. One is on Managing Musical Endeavors and the other on Recruitment. To check out the handouts from these presentations, click the button below.
Web Design Masterclass
Masterclass: Professional Documents
I'm giving a presentation on creating polished, professional documents for IWBC's 2021 Mentorship Program this May! I love the chance to talk all things resume, CV, cover letter, and more!
Musician Graphic Design
I'm looking forward to co-presenting on graphic design, marketing, and creating a professional image with Chloe Swindler this April. It's so important that musicians develop these skills and we are glad to be able to share our knowledge in these masterclass presentations!
Musician Wellness Challenge
I am looking forward to working with the trombone students at Drake University this April.
Look Mom, I'm on the news!
I had such a great time collaborating with an incredible group of women trombonists to celebrate International Women's Day. Thanks to Jennifer Wharton for putting together this fun project!
This is Me Recording
Here is the full recording from Jennifer Wharton's International Women's Day Trombone Choir performance of "This is Me"
The Virtual Trombone Workshop partnered with the Eastman School of Music in January 2021 to host a fantastic event. I am so excited to see the growth of this program that I founded in the summer of 2020.
It was such a pleasure talking about virtual chamber music and some new resources I’ve been working on at the NYSBDA conference with Jeff Dunn!