Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education - Ph.D., 2017

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
Dissertation Title: Use of Web-Based Tools in Musical Communities from Three Perspectives
Committee Chair: Dr. Robert Gardner
Academic Advisor: Dr. Joanne Rutkowski

Masters of Music Education, 2013

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
Research paper: Online Musical Collaboration for High School String Students
Advisor: Dr. Robert Gardner

Bachelor of Music Education, 2007

Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, Ohio
Minor: Mathematics
Graduated cum laude


Professional Academic Experience

Assistant Professor of String Music Education, University of Northern Colorado, 2016 - Present

Assistant Professor of Music Education - Strings, Ball State University, 2015-2016

Private Lesson Teacher, 2001 - 2015

Teaching and Research Assistant for Music Education, The Pennsylvania State University, 2011 - 2015

Handbell Choir Director, Faith United Methodist Church, 2012 - 2015

Summer Music Programs, Baldwin Wallace University, 2007 - 2013

Summer Music Camp Orchestra Area Coordinator, The Pennsylvania State University, 2012

Orchestra Director, Walter M. Williams High School, 2007 - 2011  

Licensures and Certifications

Doctoral Research Endorsement, UNC, 2018 - Present

Graduate Faculty Status, UNC, 2018 - Present

North Carolina Teaching License, Music K-12, 2007 - Present


Research, Scholarship, and Creative Works

Publications

Juried

Williams, B., Fulcher, L.J., Dinwiddie, L. (2019). Why would you hire you? Preparing for a successful job interview. American String Teacher, 69(1). 

Fulcher, L.J. (2015). Online Musical Collaboration: Easy as P.I.E.! American String Teacher, 65(1), 24-28. 

Non-juried

Book Chapter

Fulcher, L. (2018). Orchestral improvisation inspired by visual art. In David A Stringham and Christian Bernhard, II (Ed.), Musicianship: Improvising in Band and Orchestra. GIA Publications.

Book Review

Fulcher, L.J. (2015, August). [Review of the book Women Music Educators in the United States: A History, by Howe, S.W.]. American String Teacher, 65(3). 

Fulcher, L.J. (2013, November). [Review of the book Developing musicianship through improvisation, Vol. 1, by Azzara, C. & Grunow, R.]. American String Teacher, 63(4).

Music Material Review

Fulcher, L.J. (2016, February). [Review of the piece Call Me Maybe, by Jepsen, C.R., Ramsay, J., & Crowe, T., arr. by Moore, L.]. American String Teacher, 66(1).

Fulcher, L.J. (2016, February). [Review of the piece Ecossaise in G, by Beethoven, L., arr. by Halferty, F.J.]. American String Teacher, 66(1).

Fulcher, L.J. (2016, February). [Review of the piece Toy Boat Regatta, by Bobrowitz, D.]. American String Teacher, 66(1).

Fulcher, L.J. (2016, February). [Review of the piece Tango in Blue, by Serebrier, J.]. American String Teacher, 66(1).

Fulcher, L.J. (2015, November). [Review of the piece Pippin, by Schwartz, S., arr. By Dabczynski, A.]. American String Teacher, 65(4). 

Fulcher, L.J. (2015, November). [Review of the piece Mother Goose Tales, by McBrien, B.]. American String Teacher, 65(4). 

Fulcher, L.J. (2015, November). [Review of the piece Hold On!, arr. by Sieving, R.]. American String Teacher, 65(4). 

Fulcher, L.J. (2015, November). [Review of the piece Deck the Halls, arr. by Krug, J.]. American String Teacher, 65(4). 

Fulcher, L.J. (2015, August). [Review of the piece The Boll Weevil, arr. by Gazda, D.]. American String Teacher, 65(3). 

Fulcher, L.J. (2015, August). [Review of the piece Christmas Bells for Smart Phone or Tablet, arr. by Phillips, B.]. American String Teacher, 65(3). 

Fulcher, L.J. (2015, August). [Review of the piece Technostrings, by Lieberman, J.L.]. American String Teacher, 65(3). 

Fulcher, L.J. (2015, August). [Review of the piece We Are Young, arr. by Story, M.]. American String Teacher, 65(3). 

Fulcher, L.J. (2015, August). [Review of the piece The Shadow of Your Smile, arr. by Lewis, M.]. American String Teacher, 65(3). 

Fulcher, L.J. (2015, August). [Review of the piece Toccata & Fugue in D Minor, Bach, arr. by Carlson, S. & Keiser, L.]. American String Teacher, 65(3).

Fulcher, L.J. (2015, August). [Review of the piece Spiritual Snippets, arr. by Hall, P.]. American String Teacher, 65(3). 

Fulcher, L.J. (2014, May). [Review of the pieces Prélude no. 1 from España Op. 165 and Asturias Leyenda no. 5 from Suite Española Op. 47, by Albéniz, I.]. American String Teacher, 64(2).   

Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits

Fulcher, L.J. “Performer: Violist in the Fourteeners String Quartet,” Fourteeners String Quartet. (April 2018 - Present).

Fulcher, L.J. "UNC String Project," UNC and the National String Project Consortium, Greeley, CO. (August 2017 - Present).

Fulcher, L.J. “Conductor: String Project Winter Concert,” UNC String Project, Greeley, CO. (December 2018).

Fulcher, L.J. “Adjudicator: Rocky Mountain High School Orchestra Festival,” Rocky Mountain High School, Fort Collins, CO. (November 2018).

Fulcher, L.J. "Conductor: String Project Spring Concert," UNC String Project, Greeley, CO. (May 2018).

Fulcher, L.J. "Adjudicator: Silver Creek Large Group Orchestra Festival," Silver Creek High School, Longmont, CO. (March 2018).

Fulcher, L.J. "Conductor: Combined League Honor Orchestra" Combined League Honor Orchestra, Windsor, CO. (February 2018).

Fulcher, L.J. "Conductor: Jeffco All County Honor Orchestra" Jeffco All County Honor Orchestra, Littleton, CO. (January 2018).

Fulcher, L.J. "Conductor: String Project Winter Concert," UNC String Project, Greeley, CO. (December 2017).

Fulcher, L.J. "Greeley Chorale's Messiah performance, first violin," Greeley Chorale, Greeley, CO. (December 16, 2017).

Fulcher, L.J. "Conductor: Greeley All-City Orchestra," Weld District 6 Schools, Greeley, CO. (November 14, 2017).

Fulcher, L.J. "Conductor: Baldwin Wallace Summer Music Program Overture Orchestra," Baldwin Wallace University Community Music School, Berea, OH. (June 17, 2017 - June 22, 2017).

Fulcher, L.J. "Adjudicator: Silver Creek Large Group Orchestra Festival," Silver Creek High School, Longmont, CO. (March 13, 2017).

Fulcher, L.J. "Praise Band Violist; volunteer player," Faith United Methodist Church Praise Band, Faith United Methodist Church, Bellefonte, PA. (July 2012 - July 2015).

Fulcher, L.J. "Handbell Choir Member." (July 2002 - July 2015).

Fulcher, L.J. "Conductor: Keystone Strings Fest," Keystone Strings Fest, Central Pennsylvania. (January 2014).

Fulcher, L.J. "Orchestral Violist; paid substitute player," Williamsport Symphony Orchestra, Williamsport, PA. (September 2012 - December 2013). 

Fulcher, L.J. "Conductor: Defender of Time, Rob Grice," State College 5th Grade Orchestra Project, State College, PA. (November 2013).

Fulcher, L.J. "Conductor: Bard Conductors Institute Orchestra," Bard Conductors Institute Orchestra. (July 2013). 

Fulcher, L.J. "Conductor: Baldwin Wallace Summer Music Program Fulcher Orchestra," Baldwin Wallace University Community Music School, Berea, OH. (June 2013). 

Fulcher, L.J. "Conductor: Lullaby, W. Hofeldt," Hollidaysburg/Altoona Summer Orchestra, PA. (July 2012).

Fulcher, L.J. "Conductor: Folk Songs of Israel, IV, arr. M.C. Shapiro," State College 5th Grade Orchestra Project, State College, PA. (November 2011).

Fulcher, L.J. "Orchestra Director," Walter M. Williams High School, Burlington, NC. (August 2007 - June 2011). 

Fulcher, L.J. "Orchestral Violist; volunteer player," Chapel Hill Philharmonia, Chapel Hill, NC. (August 2009 - May 2011).

Professional Presentations

Invited

Non-Juried

Fulcher, L.J., Instrumental Methods Class at Texas Tech University, "Presentation: String Student Retention." (May 2018).

Fulcher, L.J., Instrumental Methods Class at University of Utah, "Presentation: Creativity and Musicality in the Very Beginning String Class." (April 2018).

Fulcher, L.J., Instrumental Methods Class at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, "Presentation: String Playing and Teaching for the Non-String Player." (November 2017).

Fulcher, L.J., Percussion Studio, "Presentation: Creating Digital Portfolios (and websites) To Tell Your Story," UNC Percussion Studio, Greeley, CO. (September 2017).

Fulcher, L.J., C-NAfME Meeting, "Presentation: Creating Digital Portfolios (and websites) To Tell Your Story," University of Northern Colorado Collegiate National Association for Music Education, Greeley, CO. (March 2017).

Fulcher, L.J., Ball State University C-NAfME, "Presentation: Technology in the Music Classroom: Equipment, Online Tools, and Apps (Oh my!)," Muncie, IN. November 2015).

Fulcher, L.J., Professional Development for Fine Arts Department, "Presentation: Technology in the Fine Arts," Walter M. Williams High School. (April 2011).

Not Invited

Juried

Fulcher, L., American String Teachers Association National Conference, "Presentation: The Joy of GarageBand: It’s Not Just for General Music," American String Teachers Association, Atlanta, GA. (March 2018).

Williams, B., Dinwiddie, L., Fulcher, L., American String Teachers Association National Conference, "Presentation: Why Would YOU Hire YOU? Preparing for a Successful Job Interview," American String Teachers Association, Atlanta, GA. (March 2018).

Williams, B., Dinwiddie, L., Fulcher, L., Texas Music Educators Association Convention, "Presentation: Why Would YOU Hire YOU? Preparing for a Successful Job Interview," Texas Music Educators Association, San Antonio, TX. (February 2018).

Fulcher, L., Colorado Music Educators Association Clinic/Conference, "Presentation: Repertoire, rehearsals, and representation: Diversity in the orchestra," Colorado Music Educators Association, Colorado Springs, CO. (January 2018).

Fulcher, L., Colorado Music Educators Association Clinic/Conference, "Presentation: The Unconventional String Ensemble: Successful Rehearsals and Music Selection Do Exist!," Colorado Music Educators Association, Colorado Springs, CO. (January 2018).

Fulcher, L., Williams, B., L. D., Colorado Music Educators Association Clinic/Conference, "Presentation: Why Would YOU Hire YOU? Preparing for a Successful Job Interview," Colorado Music Educators Association, Colorado Springs, CO. (January 2018).

Fulcher, L., Instrumental Music Teacher Educators Colloquium, "Poster: Insights from the Youth Orchestra Directors Facebook Group," Instrumental Music Teacher Educators, Perrysville, OH. (May 2017).

Fulcher, L. (Author & Presenter), Fulcher, P. (Author & Presenter), Colorado Music Educators Association Clinic-Conference, "Presentation: Creating a Website to Tell Your Story (and meet your other needs too!)," Colorado Music Educators Association, Colorado Springs, CO. (January 2017).

Fulcher, L., American String Teachers Association National Conference, "Poster: A Content Analysis of the Youth Orchestra Directors Facebook Group," Tampa, FL. (March 2016).

Fulcher, L., American String Teachers Association National Conference, "Presentation: Apps Chosen by Music Teachers: Music Performance Apps." (March 2016).

Fulcher, L., NAfME Music Research and Teacher Education Conference, "Poster: A Content Analysis of the Youth Orchestra Directors Facebook Group," Atlanta, GA. (March 2016).

Rutkowski, J. R. (Author & Presenter), Culp, M. E. (Author & Presenter), Han, Y.-j. (Author & Presenter), Fulcher, L. (Author), Hildebrandt, A. M. (Author & Presenter), Himes, M. S. (Author & Presenter), Shevock, D. J. (Author & Presenter), Weimer, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Conference, "Poster: An Exploration of Recent Approaches to Research in Music Education," Hershey, PA. (March 2016).

Rutkowski, J. R. (Author & Presenter), Culp, M. E. (Author & Presenter), Han, Y.-j. (Author & Presenter), Fulcher, L. (Author & Presenter), Hildebrandt, A. M. (Author & Presenter), Himes, M. S. (Author & Presenter), Shevock, D. J. (Author & Presenter), Weimer, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Conference, "Presentation: An Exploration of Recent Approaches to Research in Music Education," Hershey, PA. (March 2016).

Fulcher, L., Indiana Music Educators Association Conference, "Poster: An Investigation of the Apps Used by Pennsylvania Music Teachers," Fort Wayne, IN. (January 2016).

Fulcher, L., Instrumental Music Teacher Educators Colloquium, "Poster: An Investigation of K-12 Orchestral Repertoire," Perrysville, OH. (May 2015).

Fulcher, L., American String Teachers Association National Conference, "Poster: An Investigation of the Apps Used by Pennsylvania Music Teachers," Salt Lake City, UT. (March 2015).

Fulcher, L., American String Teachers Association National Conference, "Presentation: Creativity and Musicality in the Very Beginning String Class," Salt Lake City, UT. (March 2015).

Fulcher, L., Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, "Presentation: Apps Chosen by Music Teachers: Looking More Closely at Music Performance Apps," Hershey, PA. (March 2015).

Fulcher, L. (Author), Gossett, J. (Author & Presenter), Han, Y.-j. (Author), Shevock, D. J. (Author & Presenter), Thornton, D. (Author & Presenter), Giving Voice to Democracy in Music Education Conference, "Presentation: Democracy in Public School Ensembles: A Descriptive Survey of Current Practice," Upper Montclair, NJ. (June 2014).

Fulcher, L., NAfME Music Research and Teacher Education Conference, "Poster: An Investigation of the Apps Used by Pennsylvania Music Teachers (In Progress)," St. Louis, MO. (April 2014).

Fulcher, L. (Author & Presenter), Gossett, J. (Author & Presenter), Han, Y.-j. (Author & Presenter), Shevock, D. J. (Author & Presenter), Thornton, D. (Author & Presenter), NAfME Music Research and Teacher Education Conference, "Poster: Democracy in Public School Ensembles: A Descriptive Survey of Current Practice," St. Louis, MO. (April 2014).

Fulcher, L., American String Teachers Association National Conference, "Poster: Female Leadership in the American String Teachers Association," Louisville, KY. (March 2014).

Fulcher, L., American String Teachers Association National Conference, "Presentation: The Unconventional String Ensemble: Successful Rehearsals and Music Selection Do Exist!," Louisville, KY. (March 2014).

Fulcher, L., Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, "Poster: An Investigation of the Apps Used by Pennsylvania Music Teachers (In Progress)," Hershey, PA. (March 2014).

Fulcher, L., Gossett, J. (Author & Presenter), Han, Y.-j. (Author & Presenter), Shevock, D. J. (Author & Presenter), Thornton, D. (Author & Presenter), Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, "Poster: Democracy in Public School Ensembles: A Descriptive Survey of Current Practice," Hershey, PA. (March 2014).

Fulcher, L., Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, "Presentation: Apps for Music Teachers, Chosen by Music Teachers," Hershey, PA. (March 2014).

Fulcher, L. (Author & Presenter), Gossett, J. (Author & Presenter), Han, Y.-j. (Author & Presenter), Shevock, D. J. (Author & Presenter), Thornton, D. (Author & Presenter), Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, "Presentation: Democracy in Public School Ensembles: A Descriptive Survey of Current Practice," Hershey, PA. (March 2014).

Fulcher, L., Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, "Presentation: The Unconventional String Ensemble: Successful Rehearsals and Music Selection Do Exist!," Hershey, PA. (March 2014).

Fulcher, L., North Carolina Music Education Association Conference, "Poster: Female Leadership in the American String Teachers Association (In Progress)," Winston-Salem, NC. (November 2013).

Fulcher, L., North Carolina Music Education Association Conference, "Poster: Online Musical Collaboration for High School String Students," Winston-Salem, NC. (November 2013).

Fulcher, L. (Author & Presenter), Gossett, J. (Author & Presenter), Han, Y.-j. (Author & Presenter), Shevock, D. J. (Author & Presenter), Thornton, D. (Author & Presenter), Symposium on Music Teacher Education, "Poster: Democracy in Public School Ensembles: A Descriptive Survey of Current Practice," Greensboro, NC. (September 2013).

Fulcher, L., Symposium on Music Teacher Education, "Poster: Female Leadership in the American String Teachers Association (In Progress)," Greensboro, NC. (September 2013).

Fulcher, L., Instrumental Music Teacher Educators Colloquium, "Poster: Online Musical Collaboration for High School String Students," Mt. Sterling, OH. (May 2013).

Fulcher, L., Eastern Division NAfME Conference, "Poster: Online Musical Collaboration for High School String Students (In Progress)," Hartford, CT. (April 2013).

Fulcher, L., Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Conference, "Poster: Online Musical Collaboration for High School String Students (In Progress)," Erie, PA. (April 2013).

 Gardner, R. D. (Author & Presenter), Guerriero, E. (Author & Presenter), Fulcher, L. (Author), NAfME Music Research and Teacher Education Conference, "Poster: Status of Orchestra Programs in K-12 Public Schools in Pennsylvania," St. Louis, MO. (March 2012).

Non-Juried

Fulcher, L.J. Western States Honor Orchestra Festival, “Presentation: Director Jam Session,” Western States Honor Orchestra Festival, Greeley, CO. (November 2018).

Fulcher, L., Colorado ASTA Summer Conference, "Presentation: The ASTA String Curriculum: Ideal for Classroom and Studio," Colorado American String Teachers Association, Denver, CO. (July 2018).

Fulcher, L., Colorado ASTA Summer Conference, "Presentation: The Joy of GarageBand: It’s Not Just for General Music," Colorado American String Teachers Association, Denver, CO. (July 2018).

Fulcher, L.J. Western States Honor Orchestra Festival, “Presentation: What’s Next? Opportunities for Your Music Education,” Western States Honor Orchestra Festival, Greeley, CO. (November 2017).

Fulcher, L., Colorado ASTA Summer Conference, "Presentation: Repertoire, rehearsals, and representation: Diversity in the Orchestra," Colorado American String Teachers Association, Denver, CO. (July 2017).

Fulcher, L., Thompson Symposium, "Poster: An Investigation of K-12 Orchestral Repertoire," University Park, PA. (May 2015).

Fulcher, L., Committee on Institutional Cooperation Conference, "Poster: An Investigation of K-12 Orchestral Repertoire (In Progress)," State College, PA. (October 2014).

Fulcher, L. (Author & Presenter), Gossett, J. (Author & Presenter), Han, Y.-j. (Author & Presenter), Shevock, D. J. (Author & Presenter), Thornton, D. (Author & Presenter), Committee on Institutional Cooperation Conference, "Poster: Democracy in Public School Ensembles: A Descriptive Survey of Current Practice," Lincoln, NE. (October 2013).

Fulcher, L., Committee on Institutional Cooperation Conference, "Poster: Melody & Harmony in Beginning String Method Books (In Progress)," Lincoln, NE. (October 2013).

Fulcher, L., Thompson Symposium, "Poster: Online Musical Collaboration for High School String Students (In Progress)," University Park, PA. (April 2013).


Grants

Funded

Fulcher, L. (Principal), "National String Project Consortium Grant," Sponsored by National String Project Consortium (NSPC), Private, $0.00. (March 14, 2017 - Present).

Fulcher, L., "Littler Youth Fund," Sponsored by Community Foundation of Greeley and Weld County, Local, $5,000.00. (April 2018 - April 2019).

Fulcher, L., "New Project Program," Sponsored by University of Northern Colorado Faculty Research and Publication Board, University of Northern Colorado, $5,000.00. (March 3, 2017 - March 3, 2019).

Not Funded

Fulcher, L., "Arts Alive! Fund," Sponsored by Community Foundation of Greeley and Weld County, Local, $2,500.00. (July 13, 2017 - July 15, 2018).

Fulcher, L., "String Project Donation," Sponsored by Private Donor, $1,000.00. (December 1, 2017 - May 1, 2018).

Fulcher, L., "String Project Donation," Sponsored by Ft. Collins Breakfast Rotary Club, Local, $450.00. (September 19, 2017 - May 1, 2018).

Fulcher, L., "Penn State Teaching & Research Assistantship," Sponsored by The Pennsylvania State University. (July 2011 - July 2015).

Fulcher, L., "Sarah Beels Dunikoski Memorial Endowment for Graduate Studies in Music Education," Sponsored by Pennsylvania State University, $5,000.00. (August 2011 - May 2015).

Fulcher, L., "High School Technology Innovation Grant," Sponsored by Alamance-Burlington School System. (May 2010).


Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of Northern Colorado

New Programs Developed/Major Program Revision: 2 courses.

  • Campus String Orchestra

  • MUS 517 Comprehensive String Pedagogy for String Players

  • MUS 695 Special Topics in Music: Technology for Music Educators

  • UNC String Project

Student Teaching Supervisor; 2016 Fall, 2017 Spring, 2018 Spring 

MUS 210, Introduction to Music Education, 1.00 credit hours; 2016 Fall, 2017 Spring, 2017 Fall, 2018 Fall

MUS 268/468/668, UNC Campus String Orchestra, 1.00 credit hours; 2017 Fall, 2018 Spring, 2018 Fall

MUS 319, Instrumental Techniques and Conducting, 1.00 credit hours; 2016 Fall

MUS 330, String Techniques, 1.00 credit hours; 2016 Fall (2 sections), 2017 Fall (2 sections), 2018 Fall (2 sections)

MUS 331, String Pedagogy and Literature for the Instrumental Music Teacher, 2.00 credit hours; 2017 Spring, 2018 Spring

MUS 450, Seminar in Student Teaching for Music Educators, 1.00 credit hours; 2017 Spring

MUS 517, Comprehensive String Pedagogy for String Players, 3.00 credit hours; 2018 Spring

MUS 695 Special Topics in Music: Technology for Music Educators, 2.00 credit hours, 2018 Summer

Ball State University

Student Teaching Supervisor; 2016 Spring

MUSE 100, Introduction to Music Education I; 2015 Fall

MUSE 150, Introduction to Music Education II; 2016 Spring

MUSE 256, String Techniques, 2015 Fall

MUSE 265, Basic Music for the Classroom Teacher Online; 2015 Fall, 2016 Spring (2 sections) 

MUSE 265, Basic Music for the Classroom Teacher; 2015 Fall

Pennsylvania State University

Student Teaching Supervisor; 2014 Spring, 2015 Spring

MUSIC 153,  String Techniques I; 2014 Spring, 2014 Fall, 2015 Spring

Academic Advising

Fall 2018: 7 undergraduate students advised, approximately 5 hours spent per year

Spring 2018: 7 undergraduate students advised, approximately 5 hours spent per year

Fall 2017: 8 undergraduate students advised, approximately 5 hours spent per year.

Spring 2017: 7 undergraduate students advised, approximately 5 hours spent per year.

Fall 2016: 12 undergraduate students advised, approximately 8 hours spent per year.


Service

University Service

Student Org Advisor (Professional Org), University of Northern Colorado, Northern Lights. (October 2017 - Present).

SafeZone Member, University of Northern Colorado. (September 2016 - Present).

Student Org Advisor (Professional Org), University of Northern Colorado, American String Teachers Association Chapter. (August 2016 - Present).

Judge, University of Northern Colorado, Rocky Mountain Voice Area. (November 2017).

Judge, University of Northern Colorado, Southard Competition Voice Area. (October 2016).

Student Org Advisor (Professional Org), Ball State University, American String Teachers Association Chapter. (August 2015 - May 2016).

LGBT Support Network Member, The Pennsylvania State University. (August 2013 - June 2015).

Eastern Division & Thompson Symposium Research Coordination Assistant, The Pennsylvania State University. (August 2014 - May 2015).

Publicity and Website Assistant, The Pennsylvania State University. (August 2014 - May 2015).

Graduate Program Administrative Assistant, The Pennsylvania State University. (August 2013 - December 2014).

Department Service

Adjudicator, UNC String and Music Education Areas. (January 2017 - Present).

School Service

Committee Member, Marketing and Recruiting Specialist Search Committee. (March 2017 - May 2017).

Professional Service

Committee Chair, American String Teachers Association, Student Advisory Committee. (January 2017 - Present).

Conference-Related, American String Teachers Association Presider, Atlanta, Georgia. (March 2018).

Youth Symphony Orchestras of East Central Indiana Board Member, Youth Symphony Orchestras of East Central Indiana, Muncie, IN. (August 2015 - May 2016).

Conference-Related, American String Teachers Association Presider. (March 2016).

Conference-Related, Indiana Music Education Association Presider. (January 2016).

CIC (Big Ten) Music Education Website Creator, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. (May 2014 - May 2015).

Conference-Related, American String Teachers Association Presider. (March 2015).

Conference-Related, Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Presider. (March 2015).

Curriculum Writer, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. (January 2014 - September 2014).

Conference-Related, American String Teachers Association Presider. (March 2014).

Conference-Related, NAfME Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference Presider. (March 2014).

Conference-Related, Eastern Division NAfME Presider. (April 2013).

Conference-Related, Pennsylvania Music Education Association Presider. (March 2013).

Reviewer, Book, Oxford Books. (April 2012).

Member, Graduation Project Committee. (August 2009 - May 2011).


Development Activities Attended

Conference Attendance, "Gender Justice & Feminism Conference," UNC Women's Resource Center, Greeley, CO. (November 8, 2017).

Conductors Institute, Bard College Conservatory of Music. (July 2013).


Awards and Honors

Exemplary University String Professor, Colorado Chapter of American String Teachers Association. (July 2017).

Nominated for: Teacher of the Year, Walter M. Williams High School. (May 2011).

Nominated for: Teacher of the Year, Walter M. Williams High School. (May 2010).


Professional Memberships

American String Teachers Association (ASTA), 2011 – Present

National Association for Music Education (NAfME), 2003 – Present

Colorado Music Educators Association (CMEA), 2016 - Present

Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA), 2015 - 2016  

Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA), 2011 – 2015

North Carolina Music Educators Association (NCMEA), 2007 – 2011

Ohio Music Educators Association (OMEA), 2003 – 2007

Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society, 2013 – Present

Technology for Music Education (TI:ME), 2013 – 2014