Presentations

I enjoy presenting lecture-recitals on a variety of topics.  Each presentation includes discussion and performance of selected works, and vary in style and delivery depending on the intended audience.  Below are a few recent presentations and more will be posted as they are developed.  If you are interested in hosting any of these presentations at your conference or teachers group, please contact me.

State Conferences

  • 28 October 2011: Wisconsin Music Teacehrs Association State Conference.  "Separation Anxiety: Knowing How (and When) to Leave Method Books Behind." (Great Wolf Lodge; Wisconsin Dells, WI)
  • 8 June 2010: Minnesota Music Teachers Association State Convention. Presented lecture-recital titled "Teaching Mendelssohn: Addressing Musical and Technical Elements Through the Songs without Words" (Northland Inn; Brooklyn Park, MN)
  • 30 October 2009: Wisconsin Music Teachers Association State Conference.  Presented lecture-recital titled "Teaching Mendelssohn: Addressing Musical and Technical Elements Through the Songs without Words" (Kalahari Resort; Wisconsin Dells, WI)
  • 31 October 2008: Wisconsin Music Teachers Association State Conferences.  Presented lecture-recital titled "Beyond a Wild Rose: The Intermediate Piano Music of Edward MacDowell" (Kalahari Resort; Wisconsin Dells, WI)

International Conferences

  • July 2011: College Music Society International Conference.  Performance of solo piano works by contemporary Korean woman composers HyeKyung Lee, Ockmi Han, and Seung-Ah Oh (Seoul, South Korea)
  • July 2009: Seventh Biennial Conference on Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain.  Presented lecture-recital titled "Mendelssohn's Songs without Words in Victorian England (University of Bristol, UK)
  • July 2009: College Music Society International Conference.  Presented lecture-recital titled "Mendelssohn's Muses: Understanding the Role of Women as Inspiration in the Songs without Words" (Zagreb, Croatia)