Education and Work History


University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder CO

Doctor of Musical Arts in Flute performance & pedagogy, 1997

Doctoral paper: Crosswinds: Flute Literature Influenced by the Japanese Shakuhachi

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Master of Music in Ethnomusicology, 1987

Thesis: Devotional Music of Gujaratis in Florida

Master of Music in Flute performance, 1987

Baldwin Wallace College, Conservatory of Music, Berea, OH

Bachelor of Music in Flute performance, Cum laude, 1983


San Antonio College, Assistant Professor of Music

  • Applied Flute, Music Literature, Chamber Music Ensemble, American Music, Music Appreciation, 2015 - current

Our Lady of the Lake University, Associate Professor of Music

  • Applied Flute, Chamber Music, Music History, World Music, Mexican-American Music, Music Appreciation (online), 1999 - 2012 (tenured).

Interlochen Summer Arts Camp, Flute instructor

  • Taught flute lessons, masterclasses, coached sectionals and chamber music; performed chamber music, Summers 2005 – 2011.

Trinity University, Flute Instructor

  • Taught all private flute students, directed flute choir, Fall 1998 - Spring 2000.

Metropolitan State College of Denver, Flute Instructor

  • Taught lessons to all flute students, coached flute and chamber ensembles, August 1994 - May 1995


San Antonio College, Fine Arts Department, Music Coordinator, 2014 - present

Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, TX

Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, 2011-12

Dept of Performing Arts Chair, 2010 - 2011

Music Department Chair, 2004 – 2012

Music Events Coordinator, 2000 – 2012

Co-director, Calle 24 Performing Arts Series, 2006 – 2010

Liaison with Guadalupe Cultural Arts Initiative, 2006 – 2007