Papers / Conferences / Festivals

2016:            College Music Society National Conference – Santa Fe, NM

  • Invited full-day seminar presentation: “The End of the Conservatory”

2015:            College Music Society National Conference – Indianapolis, IN

  • Juried paper presentation: “The Economic Feasibility of a Conservatory Education”
  • Juried panel presentation: “The End of the Conservatory”

2014:            The British Library/Oxford University: Music of War Conference – British Library, London, UK

  • Juried paper presentation: “War as a Catalyst for Creativity: Hindemith’s Assimilation of Wartime Experiences”

2014:            The University of Leeds: Music for Audio-Visual Media Conference

  • Juried paper presentation: “The Aesthetics of String Quartets and Silent Film: A Case Study”

2014:            College Music Society National Conference – St. Louis, MO

  • Juried lecture-performance: “St. Anthony’s Fire: Collaboration and Live Processing”

2014:            Music and the Moving Image – New York University, New York, NY

  • Juried paper presentation: “The Aesthetics of String Quartets and Silent Film: A Case Study”

2014:            Princeton University: Venice and Ritual Conference – Princeton, NJ

  • Juried paper presentation: “Cultural Crossroads: The Burgeoning of Violinmaking in Eighteenth-Century Venice”

2013:            “Gay Words, Gay Music,” presented by Songfusion

  • Performance of Ricky Ian Gordon’s “Green Sneakers”

2012:            Robert Mann String Quartet Institute

  • Juried participant

2011:            Chamber Music America Showcase, New York, NY

  • Juried showcase concert performance

2010:            Carnegie Hall Professional Training Workshop with Kronos Quartet

  • Juried participant

2010:            “Happy Birthday, Terry Riley” (in honor of his 75th birthday) at Bargemusic, NY

  • Created, organized, and performed; reviewed in New York Times and others

2010:            Performing Arts Exchange Conference

  • Chamber Music America panel discussion about successfully presenting chamber music

2010:            International Computer Music Conference, Quartet-in-Residence

2008:            Ned Rorem 85th Birthday Celebration at Bargemusic, NY

  • Created, organized, and performed; reviewed in New York Times and others

2005:            Sarasota Chamber Music Festival

2004:            Internationale Sommerakademie Bad Leonfelden (Austria)

  • Juried performer/participant; studies with Thomas Riebl

2004:            Kent-Blossom Chamber Music Festival

2003:            Festival of Two Worlds, Spoleto, Italy

  • Principal violist

2002:            Aspen Music Festival

  • Principal violist; studies with Victoria Chaing

1999-2000:   Encore School for Strings

  • Recipient of Kay H. Logan Award for best chamber music performance

1996-1998:   Grant Park Music Festival