Temple University, Philadelphia
Adjunct Faculty, Fall 2021 - Spring 2022; Fall 2023 - present
Weekly individual lessons for undergraduate and graduate student composers where students are immersed in contemporary practices, theories, and techniques through the study of 20th- and 21st-century music literature. The student creates original work in professional notation which are reviewed by the composition faculty at the end of the term in a brief interview with the student.
Columbia University, New York
Early Career Fellow, Department of Music, Fall 2021 - Spring 2022
MUSI UN 3239: Introduction to Composition I, Spring 2022
Beginner students explore and develop the craft of music composition collaboratively and through individual lessons, culminating in a new work for professional ensemble, premiered in New York City.
MUSI 2230: History and Practice of Electronic Music, Spring 2022
This course provides a critical survey of the development of electronic and computer music and sound from around the globe. From early experiments and precursors in the late 19th century through to modern-day experimental and popular music practices, this course aims to trace the development of technologies used in the production of electronic and computer derived sound and music alongside the economic, cultural, and social forces that contribute to the development of audiences.
MUSI 3241: Advanced Composition I, Fall 2021
Advanced students explore and develop the craft of music composition collaboratively and through individual lessons, culminating in a new work for professional ensemble, premiered in New York City.
MUSI 1002: Music Fundamentals, Fall 2021
Students develop the basic tools needed to interpret and compose with Western music notation.
GSAS Teaching Scholar, Department of Music, Spring 2020
MUSI 3346: Reimagining Resistance: Sound as Subversion in 20th and 21st Century American Experimentalism, Spring 2020
Designed and taught this new course as a GSAS Teaching Scholar. The course examines networks of actors (composers, venues, critics, publications, performers, events) to explore the unique and complex topology of experimental music communities in the United States and the subversive threads that tie them together.
Graduate Student Instructor, Fall 2016 - Summer 2020
MUSIGR 8319: Intro to Microtonal Music with Georg Friedrich Haas, Fall 2020
Co-created course materials and syllabus for this graduate music theory course introduces students to microtonal music through hands-on exercises.
MUSIG 6379: Music Since 1900 with Georg Friedrich Haas, Fall 2019
Graduate students investigate and analyze styles and techniques of music since 1900, carried out in part through individual projects.
MUSIV 3239: Introduction to Composition with Georg Friedrich Haas, Spring 2018
Mentored undergraduate students in musical composition in shorter forms. Basic issues of musical structure and expression are explored in traditional and contemporary repertory.
UN2205: Introduction to Digital Music with Terrence Pender, Fall 2017
This course introduces students to the potential of digital synthesis by means of the MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface). Teaches proficiency in elementary and advanced MIDI techniques.
MUSIGR 6602: Sonic and Visual Representation of Data with Benjamin Holtzman, Spring 2017
In this graduate level course, students explore ways of visually and aurally representing datasets using Python as a means of better understanding the world around us.
HUMA 1123: Music Humanities: Masterpieces of Western Music, Fall 2016, Summer 2017, Summer 2018, Fall 2019, Summer 2020
Designed course materials, devised syllabus, assignments and lectures for this semester-long core class and historical survey of the Western classical tradition required for all undergraduates at Columbia University.
Marian Anderson Young Artists Program, Philadelphia
Teaching Artist in Music Composition, Summer 2022 - present
Individual composition lessons for Marian Anderson Award Artist—a gifted high school student from Philadelphia.
Play On Philly Summer Program, Philadelphia
Introduction to Composition: Curricular Designer and Instructor, Summer 2022
Play On Philly provides underserved children in Philadelphia a transformative music education experience that develops and inspires the behaviors and personal skills needed for a successful life.
Harlem Village Academies High, New York
Founder and Director of Music Studio Club, 2019 - 2022
A weekly club for high school students to create music using technology.
Instructor of Piano, Composition, and Music Theory, 2017 - 2018
Private Lessons for high school students without access to music instruction.
International Community Music School, Basel
Piano, Composition, and Music Theory Instructor, 2012 - 2014
Private lessons for secondary school students at a well-resourced international school in Switzerland.
Workshops and Masterclasses
OAcademy Gabriela Ortiz Composing Studio, Virtual
Masterclass for an international cohort of ten rising composers, June 2023
Young Composers' Workshop, Distat Terra Festival, Choele Choel, Argentina
Artist-in-Residence & Composition Tutor, December 2022
Individual lessons for an international cohort of student composers, leading to a premiere by The Riot Ensemble or Quartetto Maurice.
Columbia University, GSAS Teaching Scholar, Spring 2020
Designed and taught a new course Reimagining Resistance: Sound as Subversion in 20th- and 21st-Century American Experimentalism as a Teaching Scholar. The course examines networks of actors (composers, venues, critics, publications, performers, events) to explore the unique and complex topology of experimental music communities in the United States and the subversive threads that tie them together.
Columbia University, Lead Teaching Fellow, Department of Music, 2019 - 2020
Organized teaching-related workshops, discussions, and presentations for graduate students in the Department of Music to explore and share pedagogical practices. Topics included inclusive teaching, syllabus design, collaborative learning, and the use of technology and multimedia in the classroom.