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Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana

Doctor of Arts Degree, in Music

Primary area: Composition/Theory
Secondary area: Music History/Musicology

Dissertation: Interactions Between Composers and Technology in the First  Decades of Electronic Music, 1948-1968  (377 pp.)
(Available from University Microfilms Inc—UMI publication number 9738302)

 Awards: Distinguished Dissertation Award
        BSU Alumni Association, May 1998
   Doctoral Fellowship, 1994-1995, renewed 1996-1997
   Doctoral Assistantship, 1993-1994

 Honors:  Dean’s Citation for Academic Excellence, July 1997

California State University, Northridge

Master of Music Degree, in Composition (with distinction)

 Awards: Leda Campo Memorial Award, June 1990

 Honors:  Member, Pi Kappa Lambda music honor society
   Also elected to Phi Kappa Phi

University of California, San Diego

Bachelor of Arts Degree, in Music (with high honors)

Area: Composition

 Honors:  Dean’s Honor List, December 1972, June 1973
   Provost’s Honor List, March 1974, June 1974

Ventura College

Lower division courses
Major: Music


Ventura College

4667 Telegraph Road

Ventura, CA 93003

 Position:  Instructor, part-time
1980-1993, 1997-present

  Recent classes taught:   MUS V39, Introduction to Music Technology
MUS V02CL, Ear Training III
MUS V02DL, Ear Training IV
MUS V01, Fundamentals of Music
MUS V31G, Composition lessons

 Previous assignments:   MUS V08, Music Appreciation
MUS V02E, Theory V: 20th Century Techniques
MUS V55A/B, Beginning & Intermed. Recorder
MUS 60D/F, Early Music Ensemble; MUS 61A/B, Recorder Choir
MUS V09A/9B, Music History & Literature I/II
   MUS V40, Intro. to Finale
MUS V41, Intro. to Musicshop
MUS V42, Audio for Multimedia
MUS 60A, Synthesizer Basics
MUS 60B, Tape Recording Basics

Ball State University

School of Music

Muncie, IN 47306

 Positions:   Full Time, 1-year Contract Faculty, 1995-1996
   Doctoral Fellow, 1994-1995 and 1996-1997
   Doctoral Assistant, 1993-1994

 Classes taught:   MUSTH 125, Acoustics (three semesters)
   MUSTH 111/2, Freshman Music Theory
   MUMET 225, Introduction to Electronic Music
   MUMET 325, Introduction to Recording
   MUSTH 212L, MUSTH 111L, Ear Training
   MUSTH 311/2, 431, Composition Lessons

 Other Duties:   School of Music Computer Lab, MU301
    Faculty Supervisor, 1995-1996
    Graduate Coordinator, Spring 1994

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