Clarinet/Saxophone; Music Theory. B.M., Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory of Music. M.M. in music education, The University of Akron. Director of Instrumental Music, Saint Dominic School. Former Principal Clarinet, Valley Festival Orchestra. Principal teachers include Mitchell Fadem, clarinet and saxophone; Kris Belisle and David Bell, clarinet; James Feldman, Lawrence Hartzell, and Warren Scharf, Theory; Loris Chobanian, Composition; Robert Jorgensen, Laurie Lafferty, Gene Milford, David Newell, and Ann Usher, Education. Students consistently receive superior ratings at OMEA and GCC adjudicated events. Former students on scholarship at leading conservatories and universities across the country. Previously listed in the National Dean's List, Who's Who, and a recipient of the All-American Scholar award. Professional affiliations include the Music Educators National Conference, Ohio Music Education Association, Ohio Alliance for Arts Education, National Eagle Scout Association, Mu Phi Epsilon, and the Omnicron Delta Kappa honorary, among others. Appointed to CIM faculty, 1997.
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October 29, 2014, 8:00 pm
Marla Berg, soprano, guest artist
Tanya Ell, cello, guest artist
Robert Woolfrey, clarinet, guest artist
Jason Smith, trombone
Linda Jones, piano
Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith, piano
New Music Series Symposium
November 1, 2014, 1:30 pm
James Mobberley, guest composer
Preparatory: Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony Concert
November 2, 2014, 3:00 pm
Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony I
Dr. Gary M. Ciepluch, conductor
Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony II – Symphonic Winds
Melissa Lichtler, conductor
Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony II – Concert Winds
Daniel Crain, conductor