How did your education prepare you for what you are doing today?
I was well-prepared for a professional career in music education and choral conducting because of the required courses, the laboratory experiences, the performance experiences, and the professors and instructors that provided a solid foundation for my after-CWRU life.
What is your greatest professional accomplishment or recent professional accomplishment of note?
My university choir performed at Carnegie Hall while I was a professor at Claflin University in Orangeburg, SC.
What programs do you support at CWRU and why?
I remain a strong advocate for the music program at CWRU.
Do you have advice for current students?
Participate in as many curricular and non-curricular opportunities to experience music as you can.
What is your favorite memory and/or spot on campus?
I have several favorite memories from my time at CWRU. A favorite is performing Carmina Burana at Severance Hall.
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