Education Resume

Education

Associate Arts Degree: Olympic College
Bremerton, Washington
1969
Bachelor of Music Degree: Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
1971
Studied Privately with: James Harnett of the Seattle Symphony 1966-69
  Warren Benfield of the Chicago Symphony 1969-71
  Joe Guastafeste of the Chicago Symphony 1971-75

Professional Activities/Education

Member, Board of Directors, Chamber Music America 2007-
Consultant, Jazz Band Classic
The NY Youth Jazz Orchestra
2002 –
Panelist, ASCAP Foundation Young Composer Awards 2005-
Director, Jazz Studies & Performance Degree Program
William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey
1980-99
Director, New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Jazz For Teens Program
1998-99
Director, Rufus Reid Residency Project
Rosa Parks Fine Arts High School, Paterson, NJ
1986-89
Director, Rufus Reid Residency Project
Eastside High School, Paterson, NJ
1985-86
Essentially Ellington, Jazz At Lincoln Center 2003
The Carnegie Hall Workshop for Jazz Ensembles 2003-4
Richard Davis Foundation for Young Bassists, Madison, WI 1998-01,03,04
The Lake Placid Seminars 1998-02
Educator, Ravinia’s Stean’s Institute for Young Artists 2000-2011
Educator, Stanford Jazz Workshop 2002
Boston Bass Bash 2003,04,05
Brubeck Institute 2004
Bass Encounters – Vienna 2005
Rufus Reid Residency, Golden Gate Bass Camp, San Francisco 1999, 01
Educator, Summer Bass Workshop/George Vance in cooperation
with Institut International François Rabbath & U. of Maryland
2002,03
Member, Board of Trustees
International Foundation for Jazz
1986-
Director, Young Talent Award, International Association of Jazz 1988-94
Panelist, National Foundation for the Arts
Chairman
1983-86
1986
Teacher, Artist Teacher’s Institute
Jazz Theory and Improvisation Workshops
New Jersey Council On The Arts
1986
Guest Clinician/Performer
International Society of Bassists Convention
Organized Jazz Talent for NYC Convention
1981– (continuing)
1990
Board of Directors, International Society of Bassists 1989-93
Artist-In-Residence, Banff Center for the Performing Arts 1990
Director, Estoril Jazz School, Portugal 1990,2002
Bass Workshops & Clinics, Tubingen, Germany 1985-6
Bass Workshops & Clinics, London, England 1985,1990, 96-7
Interlaken Jazz Workshop, Interlaken, Switzerland 1994,96,99,03
Faculty, Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Clinics 1972-91,
1997-2011
Jamey Aebersold Clinic in Australia 1981

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