Teaching Experience

Teaching and Creative Research Awards

2023 Presidential Distinction Award in Scholarly Creative Activity

2019 College Achievement Award in Teaching

2019 Research Enhancement Program Grant

2016 Presidential Distinction Award in Teaching 

2015 Research Enhancement Program Grant

2013 Presidential Award of Excellence in Teaching Dean Nominee 

2013 Research Enhancement Program Grant


Current Teaching Positions

The University of Memphis – Artist/Teacher of Trombone

Sewanee Summer Music Festival - Faculty

PRIZM International Chamber Music Festival – Faculty

Interharmony International Music Festival – Faculty


Past Teaching Positions

Texas State University – Artist/Teacher of Trombone, Professor of Music

Henderson State University – Assistant Professor of Low Brass

Huston-Tillotson University – Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Instrumental Activities

Stetson University - Artist-in-Residence

English Brass Academy – Faculty


Taught Select International Masterclasses

Universidad de Antioquia (Colombia)

Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (Singapore)

Mahidol University – College of Music (Thailand)

Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts 

Zagreb Academy of Music (Croatia)


Select Adjudication

International Trombone Association’s Trombone Quartet Competition

International Trombone Association’s George Roberts Bass Trombone Competition

International Trombone Association’s Donald Yaxley Bass Trombone Competition

American Trombone Workshop’s National Tenor Trombone Competition

American Trombone Workshop’s National Bass Trombone Competition