Performing Musician & Teaching Artist
“Awakening the Musician Within” – 8-week course for Creative Aging Ohio, Winter 2022.
Professional Development workshops for “Partners in Education” (OAC & Kennedy Center), Akron, OH, Oct 1-4, 2019.
“Dalcroze Eurhythmics with Russian Overtones” – American Orff Schulwerk National Conference – Cincinnati, OH, November 7 & 9, 2018.
“Improvising On and Off the Keyboard – a New View of Old Mistakes” – Western Reserve Music Teachers Association, Boston Heights, OH, September 2017.
“Moving Through the Story” – American Orff-Schulwerk Association National Conference, Atlantic City, NJ, November 2016.
“Creating Community Through Russian Chastushki” – American Orff-Schulwerk Association National Conference, Atlantic City, NJ, November 2016.
“Dalcroze Eurhythmics with a Russian Accent”- American Orff-Schulwerk Association National Conference, Nashville, TN, November 2014.
Dalcroze Eurhythmics Workshops for Music By Nature – Adult Band Camp, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH, July 2014.
“The Quick Reaction Exercises of Emile Jaques-Dalcroze” – Dalcroze Society of America, Ohio Chapter, Ashland University, OH, September 2013.
“A Dalcroze Eurhythmics Approach to Language Arts” – New Mexico Orff-Schulwerk Association, Albuquerque, NM, September 2012.
“Dalcroze Eurhythmics – Experiencing Music through Movement” – Early Childhood Music and Movement Association International Conference, Green Lake, WI, August 2012.
“Les ‘hops’ musicaux – Dalcroze Quick Reaction Exercises” – Northern Lights Orff-Schulwerk Association, Burlington, VT, March 2012.
“Stop, Look, & Listen! Music, Movement, and Mapping Using Dalcroze Eurhythmics” Greater Detroit Orff-Schulwerk Association, Ann Arbor, MI, May 2012.
“Troika” Opening Dance Party with Russian Duo – American Orff-Schulwerk Association National Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, November 2011.
“Troika” Teaching Demonstration – American Orff-Schulwerk Association National Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, November 2011.
“Dalcroze Workshop” – Early Childhood Music and Movement Association Regional Conference, Dayton, OH, July 2011.
“Stop, Look & Listen – Music, Movement, and Mapping Using Dalcroze Eurhythmics” – American Orff-Schulwerk Association National Conference, Spokane, WA, November 2010.
“Dalcroze Eurhythmics Quick Reaction Exercises” – American Orff-Schulwerk Association National Conference, Milwaukee, WI, November 2009.
“Dalcroze Eurhythmics Quick Reaction Exercises” – Cleveland Orff Chapter Workshop, April 2009.
“Dividing Time/Dividing Space – A participatory workshop using music & movement to study increment, ratio & proportion” – ICARE professional development, Cleveland, 2008.
“Dalcroze Workshop & Demonstration Class” – University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, January 2008.
“Stop, Look, & Listen – An Exploration of Maps using Music and Movement” – created for Kennedy Center Ohio State-Based Collaborative Initiative – ICARE Professional Development, Cleveland, OH, 2007-8.
“Moving From Playing to Praying: Exploring the profound and enlightening aspects of Dalcroze Eurhythmics” – American Orff-Schulwerk Association National Conference, San José, CA, November 2007.
“Music & Movement Games as Essential Tools for Reading Readiness” – Workshop presented for the Western Michigan Orff Chapter, September 2006.
Dalcroze Residency at Bard College Conservatory, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY – September 2006.
Dalcroze Master Class for Oberlin Flute Pedagogy Students, Oberlin Conservatory, OH, April 2006.
“Ties & Dots – getting to the heart of the beat with divisions & multiples” – Minnesota Orff Chapter, Minneapolis, MN, March 2006.
Dalcroze Workshop for ethnomusicology graduate students of Panya Roongruang at Kasetsat University in Bangkok, Thailand, January 2006.
“Reaching the Sacred through Movement and Sound” – Weekend Retreat at Rowe Conference Center, MA, April 2005.
“Lectures of Note” – Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, February 2005.
“Introduction to Dalcroze” workshop sponsored by Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Kennesaw State University, GA, February 2005.
“The Polar Express, Dalcroze Style” – a workshop for integrated curriculum, American Orff-Schulwerk Association National Conference, Long Beach, CA, November 2004.
“Japanese Music and Haiku” – Tri-County ESC In-Service for Music Teachers, Wooster, OH, October 2004.
“Taking the Arts to New Places: Designing Interdisciplinary Curriculum” – Summer Institute 2004 for teachers, sponsored by Cleveland State University, Play House Square and Young Audiences.
Project Start ID – Talent Assessment Program – demonstration session for OMEA, Cleveland, OH, January 2003.
“Two’s and Threes’s: a Dalcroze approach to unequal beats” – American Orff-Schulwerk Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV November 2002.
“Come Follow” – a study of memory and attention – American Orff-Schulwerk Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV November 2002.
“Dalcroze in the Integrated Curriculum” and Eurhythmics sessions – Dalcroze Society of America National Conference, Perpich Center for Arts Education, Minneapolis, MN, June 2002.
“The Moment of Arrival – Dalcroze Eurhythmics in Action” – American Orff-Schulwerk Association National Conference, Rochester, NY, November 2000.
“A Dalcroze Approach to the Rhythms and Tones of Bali” – Dalcroze Society of America National Conference, Oberlin, OH, June 2000.
“Music and Movement: Aspects of Multiple Intelligences” – Young Audiences of Greater Cleveland Summer Institute, Cleveland State University, June 2000.
“Music and Movement Games as an Essential Tool for Reading Readiness” – Ohio Association for the Education of the Young Child, Cleveland, OH, April 1999.
“A Eurhythmics Lesson with Monsieur Jaques” – A Dalcroze class based on the music and lessons of M. Jacques-Dalcroze – American Orff-Schulwerk Association National Conference, Tampa, FL, November 1998
“The Stillness in Music: A Dalcroze class addressing the quieter side of life” – American Orff-Schulwerk Association National Conference, Tampa, FL, November 1998.
“Musician Heal Thyself: on the healing power of movement and vocal toning to activate & amplify the body’s main energy centers” – American Orff-Schulwerk Association National Conference, Tampa, FL, November 1998.
“A Sufi Tale – Oral Tradition Expressed through dance in the Kebzeh Community” – Society for Ethnomusicology, Niagara Chapter: Kent State University, OH, March 1998.
“The Relevance of Movement in Music Education” – Ohio Association of Independent Schools, Columbus, OH, October 1992.
“A Madrigal Study” – Kenyon College, Kenyon College Chamber Choir, Gambier, OH, October, 1992.
“An Experience of the Dalcroze Method” – Houghton College School of Music & NYSME Chapter 150, Houghton, NY, October 1991.
“Applications of Dalcroze Eurhythmics for the Private Music Teacher” – Richmond Music Teacher’s Association: Richmond, VA, 1987.
“Learning through Listening: Workshop for Teachers of Young Children” – Sponsored by the Gund Foundation and presented by Euclid Public Schools, Euclid, OH, May 1987.
American Field Service-USA, sponsor for Eurhythmics Workshop for Mixe Indians on their U.S. tour, 1987.