The 1972 film "Cabaret" presents an accurate, yet narrow view of cabaret-style entertainment tackling significant political issues in an edgy and provocative way. But, what is the history of Cabaret and how has it evolved?
This video was a project for MULT.555 American Musical Theater History I at Shenandoah University. Our Assignment was to create a “Vaudeville” like show using acts from the 80s.
The Stone River is an award winning film by Italian director Giovanni Donfrancesco. I was asked to arrange music for the films closing scene and prepare a choir to perform it. The goal was bring together a diverse group of amateur singers representative of the community featured in the film. More information is available at Altara Films.
I have had the privilege of conducting the Winooski Valley District Music Festival four times. This is always a thrill for me because it is my home district and the first festival I ever sang in as a student.
I try to sing at least one solo performance each year. This is one of my favorite numbers, arranged by Andrew Byrne, and performed in the Higher Ground Ballroom in Burlington, Vermont. I am accompanied by Stefanie Weigand.
I had the privilege of working with Burlington VT's Flynnarts award winning educational program for seven years. This is one of countless examples of the fine programs they have created.
I produced A COUNTERPOINT CHRISTMAS with legendary conductor Robert DeCormier and his professional vocal ensemble Counterpoint. This program has aired nationwide on PBS affiliates and was broadcast nationwide on NPR on Christmas Eve for several years.
Donald Neuen’s Choral Techniques and Methods is a seven DVD series covering many aspects of the choral arts and conducting. These have been included in conservatory libraries across the world.
Patrick Freer’s Success for Adolescent Singers offers strategies for working with singers with changing voices. In includes exercises, interviews and clear information about this crucial phase of singers' development.
I produced A CHORAL EXCURSION with legendary conductor Robert DeCormier and his professional vocal ensemble Counterpoint. This program aired nationwide on PBS affiliates and the recordings have been featured on NPR stations and Performance Today.
Over the ten or so years I spent as a graphic designer I worked on text books, catalogs, instructional manuals, concert programs and more. I enjoyed all of it, but without question my favorite designs were always posters. Here are some of my favorites.
How could I resist including this. My students at the Green Mountain Valley School were very excited to help be create a very damp Ice Bucket Challenge video!
A good chunk of my early career was spent shooting and editing video. First for Alpine Racing R&D, Inc. where we made some incredible ski racing videos and then for the Choral Excellence Press where we made instructional and performance videos.