PRESENT POSITIONS:

Austin Symphony Orchestra
Music Director
1998-present

Hot Springs Music Festival (AR)
Music Advisor
2011-present

Big Sky Classical Music Festival Orchestra (MT)
Music Director
2013-present

PREVIOUS POSITIONS:

Britt Festivals Orchestra (OR)
Music Director
1993-2012

Erie (PA) Philharmonic Orchestra
Music Director
1996-1999

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (NY)
Principal Guest Conductor
1995-2000

Aspen Music Festival (CO)
Conducting Staff
1980-1989                                                                                                                   

GUEST APPEARANCES:

Alabama Symphony Orchestra - 2002
Algarve Orchestra (Portugal) - 2005
Arkansas Symphony Orchestra - 1993
Austin Lyric Opera - 2005, 2004, 2002, 2001
Ballet Austin - 1995 - present
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra -  1997, 1982
Bochum Symphony (Germany) - 1998         
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra - 2000
Buffalo Philharmonic - 1998, 1997
Canton Symphony Orchestra (OH) - 1992
Carinthian Symphony Orchestra (Austria) - 2009, 2005, 2004
Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra - 2014
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (Dvorak Wind Serenade) - 2009
Colorado Symphony Orchestra - 1991
Dallas Symphony Orchestra - 1994
Ecuador National Symphony Orchestra - 2011
Erie Philharmonic Orchestra - 1995
Eugene Symphony - 1995
Fargo/Moorhead Symphony - 1995
Fort Wayne Philharmonic - 1992
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra - 2008
Hawaii Symphony Orchestra - 1995
Houston Symphony Orchestra - 2002
Hudson Valley Philharmonic (NY) - 1995, 1992
Jacksonville Symphony - 1996
Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra - 2005
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra - 1996, 1995
Minnesota Orchestra - 1990
Monterey Symphony Orchestra (CA) - 2012
National Orchestral Institute - 1997
National Symphony Orchestra - 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra - 2016, 2000
New Mexico Symphony - 1994
North Carolina Symphony - 1992
Northwest Chamber Symphony - 1994
Reno Philharmonic - 1998
Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra - 2001
Richmond Ballet - 1987, 1986, 1985
Richmond Symphony (Richmond International Festival) - 1995, 1989, 1986
Saint Cecilia Orchestra (NY) - 1996, 1995, 1994
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra - 1995, 1996
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra - 1994, 1989, 1988
Sarasota Orchestra - 2014
Sinfonia da Camera (IL) - 1997
Solisti New York (OK Mozart Festival, Bartlesville, OK) - 1986
Springfield (MA) Symphony Orchestra - 1995
Syracuse Symphony - 2009, 2000, 1991
Theater Chamber Players of the Kennedy Center - 1982, 1981
Tucson Symphony Orchestra - 2015, 2014
Tulsa Philharmonic - 1997
Virginia Symphony Orchestra - 1993
Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra -2001
West Virginia Symphony Orchestra - 2002                                                                                                                            

SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVALS:

Aspen Music Festival - 1980-1989
Britt Festivals (OR) - 1992-2012
Breckenridge Music Institute (CO) - 1990-1993
Festival-Institute at Round Top (TX) - 2002, 2001, 1999
Grant Park Music Festival (IL) - 1997
Hot Springs Music Festival (AR) - 2004
Music in the Mountains (CO) - 2007
Ravinia Festival - 2000
Sewanee Summer Music Festival (TN) - 1995, 1991
Skaneateles Festival (NY) - 2007-2008, 2000-2005, 1998, 1995, 1991

OPERA/THEATER WORKS:

The Ballad of Baby Doe (Douglas Moore)
Aspen, CO
1986

Every Good Boy Deserves Favour (Andre Previn/Tom Stoppard)
Richmond, VA/Gainsville, FL/Annapolis, MD/Britt Festival, OR
1984/1986/1988/1994

Postcard from Morocco (Dominck Argento)
Eastman Opera Theater, Rochester NY
1994

A Streetcar Named Desire (André Previn)
Austin Lyric Opera, Austin, TX
2002

La Traviata (Giuseppe Verdi)
Austin Lyric Opera, Austin, TX
2002

Turandot  (Giacomo Puccini)
Austin Lyric Opera, Austin, TX
2003

Le Nozze di Figaro (Wolfgang Amadé Mozart)
Austin Lyric Opera, Austin, TX
2005

RECORDINGS:

AWARDS:

Leonard Bernstein American Conductors Program
(American Symphony Orchestra League/Dallas Symphony Orchestra)
1994

Leopold Stokowski Conducting Competition
(American Symphony Orchestra, NY):  Prizewinner [no first prize awarded]
1987

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Young Conductors Competition
First Prize
1980

OTHER PREVIOUSLY HELD POSITIONS:

Texas State University
Resident Artist - 2012-2013

Breckenridge Music Institute (CO)
Music Advisor and Principal Conductor - 1991-1993

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Resident/Associate Conductor - 1989-1993

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Music Advisor - 1994-1995
Conductor-in-Residence - 1992-1995
Associate Conductor - 1990-1992
Assistant Conductor - 1987-1990

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
Music Director - 1983-1990
Assistant Conductor - 1979-1983

Richmond Symphony
Principal Guest Conductor - 1987-1988
Music Advisor - 1986-1987
Associate Conductor - 1985-1986
Assistant Conductor - 1982-1985

Virginia Commonwealth University
Instructor - 1984-1987

Prince George's County (MD) Youth Orchestra
Music Director - 1979-1983
Associate Conductor - 1974-1979

EDUCATION:

Peabody Institute
MM - Orchestral Conducting
1978-1980

University of Maryland
BS - Music Education
1974-1978

Aspen Music School
Conducting Fellow
1980

TEACHERS:

Frederik Prausnitz
Peabody Institute
1978-1980           
                                   
William Hudson
University of Maryland
1976-1978

Paul Vermel
Aspen Music School
1979