VHHS Spain Orchestra

2013 – 2016  – Vernon Hills High School Director of Orchestras – teach 175 orchestra students in three ensembles, oversee all aspects of VHHS orchestra program, musical pit director, organized tour of Spain in 2014, Midwest Clinic performance in 2015, tour of Cuba in 2016

2011-13 – Glenbrook North and South High Schools Orchestra and Electronic Music – taught orchestra at two high schools, developed Electronic Music curriculum, grew class from 11 to 100 registered students in 1 1/2 years, co-organized tour to Los Angeles with Glenbrook Symphony and Glenbrook South Jazz Band in 2013

2009-11 – Libertyville High School Assistant Orchestra/Band Director – worked with all three orchestras, ran sectionals, work with Symphonic Band, was awarded innovation grant for composition project in 2010, founded LHS Jazz Strings, helped plan trip to Peru with LHS Orchestra in 2009

2009 -present – music education and double bass instructor (part-time) at DePaul University – responsibilities include applied double bass lessons, technology for the music educator, low string methods, and string pedagogy

2002-2007 – double bass instructor (part-time) for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater – grew studio from 3 to 11 students, founded Whitewater Winter Bassfest, active in recruitment throughout southern Wisconsin

2000-2009 – private studio bass teacher in metro Chicago, taught studio of 50 bass players