Curriculum Vitae

Education

Mary Washington College - Fredericksburg, Virginia

B.A., Music, May 1997

Ohio University - Athens, Ohio

M.M., Composition, August 2003

University of Memphis - Memphis, Tennessee

D.M.A, Composition, May 2007

Teaching

University of Mary Washington - Fredericksburg, Virginia

Assistant Professor of Music, 2011 – present

Courses

Curriculum

  • Integrated UMW program Domain of One’s Own into new music curriculum; in the first music course (Technology for Musicians), students create the domain and website shell they populate during their years as a music major, and the last music course (Music Seminar) completes their site as a professional digital portfolio, 2015
  • Designed and implemented new Bachelor of Arts music curriculum from theory/history emphasis to theory/history/composition/performance/technology emphasis, 2015
  • Designed and built UMW Recording Studio to support courses in technology and production and for students and faculty to record their projects of their own, 2014
  • Designed and built ten station Music Production Lab with teaching station to support courses across the music curriculum, 2011

University of North Alabama - Florence, Alabama

Assistant Professor of Entertainment Industry, 2010 – 2011

Courses

  • ENT 235: Audio in a Multimedia Environment
  • ENT 335: Survey of Audio Techniques
  • ENT 425: Recording Techniques
  • ENT 426: Production
  • ENT 430: Music Technology and MIDI

Delta State University - Cleveland, Mississippi

Assistant Professor of Music Production & Technology, 2007 – 2010

Courses

  • DMI 100: Introduction to Multimedia created course
  • DMI 202: Computer Skills for Musicians I created course
  • DMI 203: Computer Skills for Musicians II created course
  • DMI 235: Scoring for Film, Theater and Media created course
  • DMI 370: History and Practice of Electronic Music created course
  • DMI 421: Independent Projects in Electronic Music created course
  • DMI 492: Audio Production created course
  • MUS 151: Music Theory II
  • MUS 153: Musicianship II
  • MUS 492: New Music Ensemble created course

Curriculum

  • Designed all of the music software and multimedia curriculum for the current music industry studies degree.
  • New Music Ensemble: Cofounder and Director, 2008-2010

University of Memphis - Memphis, Tennessee

Graduate Teaching Assistant, 2003-2006

Courses

  • MUID 1001: Introduction to Music Technology
  • MUTC 1010: Aural Theory I
  • MUTC 2012: Musicianship III created course
  • MUTC 2013: Musicianship IV created course
  • MUTC 4504/6504: Introduction to Film/Video Scoring created course

Curriculum

  • Designed and coordinated the music industry theory curriculum, Musicianship I – IV

Ohio University - Athens, Ohio

Graduate Teaching Assistant, 2001 – 2003

Courses

  • MUS 100: Introduction to Music Theory
  • MUS 178: Computer Skills for Musicians
  • MUS 178A: Computer Skills for Musicians (non-majors)

North Stafford High School - Stafford, Virginia

Assistant Band Director, 1992 – 1993

  • Marching Band

Student Achievements

Honors, Awards, and Publications

  • Becky Brown: Hold Still voted to be included on SEAMUS CD Vol. 26 to be released on Naxos, 2016
  • Sepehr Sobhani: 80 Years of Popular Music: A Quantitative Analysis of Pop Music Trends to be published in Metamorphis, a North American journal of undergraduate research and creative activity, 2016
  • Stephen Hennessey: Sorrows Weep Not Morton Gould Award Finalist, 2016
  • Austin O’Rourke: Hazel Colored Nebula ASCAP Morton Gould Award Winner, 2015
  • Jon Garcia, Dillon Hodges, Jefferson Hudson: 2012 Nashville AES Mix Competition Second Place, 2012

Grants ($5329 Total)

  • Daniel Shea: UMW Undergraduate Research in Electronic Music, 2015 ($399)
  • Michael Prime, Mary Paige Rogers, Austin O’Rourke: UMW Undergraduate Research Travel Grant for West Fork New Music Festival, 2015 ($500 each)
  • Becky Brown and Mary Paige Rogers: UMW Undergraduate Research Travel Grant for West Fork New Music Festival, 2014 ($500 each)
  • Becky Brown and Mary Paige Rogers: UMW Undergraduate Research Travel Grant for SCI National Conference, 2014 ($970 combined)
  • Stephen Hennessey: UMW Undergraduate Research in Electroacoustic Composition, 2013 ($1860)

Job, Graduate School, and Intern Placements of Students & Alumni

  • Becky Brown: Music Technology Specialist, University of Richmond (VA), 2016 – present
  • John Little: Owner, Producer, and Engineer, Magnetic Sound (Nashville, TN), 2015 – present
  • Zach Fichter: Production Manager, The Broadberry (Richmond, VA), 2015 – present
  • Josh Roberts: Audio Engineer, Echoes Recording Studio (VA), 2014 – present
  • Zach Fichter: Co-founder and co-owner, River City Recording (Richmond, VA), 2014 – prsent
  • Zach Fichter: Studio Internship, Sound of Music (Richmond, VA), 2013
  • Julian Nienaber: Audio Technology MA Program, American University (Washington DC), 2013 – present

Recordings

  • Becky Brown and Paige Naylor: Mark Snyder, Thirsty & Miserable, asst. engineers/performers (2016)
  • Becky Brown and Paige Naylor: Mark Snyder, The Invalid’s Sonnet, asst. engineers/performers (2016)
  • Austin O’Rourke and Cole Masaitis: James Monroe Museum, A Monroe Christmas, engineers (2015)
  • Becky Brown: Aaron Taylor, Mill Creek, engineer (2015)
  • John White: Intrepid Trio, Dance Party at the Planetarium, producer/composer (2014)
  • Becky Brown and Paige Naylor: Nature Boy Explorer, One of These Days, songwriters/performers (2014)
  • Paige Naylor: James Monroe Museum, Mrs. Monroe’s Music, engineer (2013)
  • Becky Brown: Bell Monks, Let the Waves Carry Us Away, performer (2013)

Student Composition Performances

A: Adjudicated (29), IV: Invited (62)
IT: International (10), N: National (18), R: Regional (6), L: Local

2016

  • Virginia to Beijing, University of International Business and Economics – China: Jul 13, 2016 IV, IT
    • (2 students) Becky Brown and Austin O’Rourke
  • Musikschule Bezirk – Schwetzingen, Germany: Jun 12, 2016 IT, IV
    • (2 students, 3 songs) Becky Brown and Austin O’Rourke
  • Spargelfest – Schwetzingen, Germany: Jun 11, 2016 IT, IV
    • (2 students, 3 songs) Becky Brown and Austin O’Rourke
  • Classical Revolution – Richmond, VA: May 15, 2016 IV
    • (1 student) Becky Brown
  • UMW Philharmonic South of the Border – VA: Apr 22, 2016 L, IV
    • (1 student) Austin O’Rourke
  • Brooklyn College International Electroacoustic Music Festival – NY: Mar 31, 2016 IV
    • (1 student) Becky Brown
  • Rutgers University – NJ: Mar 28, 2016 IV
    • (1 student) Becky Brown
  • Le Lab Cambridge Gallery – Boston, MA: Mar 26, 2016 IV
    • (1 student) Becky Brown
  • Ball State University New Music Festival – IN: Mar 18, 2016 A, N
    • (2 students) Becky Brown and Stephen Hennessey
  • Women Composers Festival of Hartford – CT: Mar 11, 2016 A, N
    • (1 student) Becky Brown
  • Georgia Southern University – GA: Mar 1, 2016 IV
    • (1 student) Becky Brown
  • Eyedrum Gallery – Atlanta, GA: Feb 29, 2016 IV
    • (1 student) Becky Brown
  • Zeitgeist Gallery – Nashville, TN: Feb 28,2016 IV
    • (1 student) Becky Brown
  • Society of Composers Inc. Region III Conference, Marshall University – WV: Feb 26, 2016 A, R
    • (2 students) Becky Brown and Stephen Hennessey
  • University of Virginia Composer Exchange – VA: Feb 20, 2016 IV
    • (6 students, 9 compositions) Becky Brown, Stephen Hennessey, Mary Rogers, Micael Prime, Justin Carrico and Austin O’Rourke
  • Society of Electroacoustic Composers in the U.S. National Conference, GSU – GA: Feb 12, 2016 A,N
    • (2 students) Becky Brown and Stephen Hennessey

2015

  • Electronic Music Midwest, Kansas City Community College – KS: Nov 20, 2015 A, N
  • SCI Region I Conference, University of Maine – ME: October 23, 2015 A, R
    • (1 student) Stephen Hennessey
  • Ohio University – OH: Oct 12, 2015 IV
    • (1 student) Becky Brown
  • Capital University – OH: Oct 11, 2015 IV
    • (1 student) Becky Brown
  • Marietta College – OH: Oct 10,2015 IV
    • (1 student) Becky Brown
  • Marshall University – WV: Oct 9, 2015 IV
    • (1 student) Becky Brown
  • Electroacoustic Barn Dance, University of Mary Washington – VA: Oct 2, 2015 A, N
    • (6 students) Becky Brown, Stephen Hennessey, Mary Rogers, Justin Carrico, John White and Austin O’Rourke
  • West Fork New Music Festival, Fairmont State University – WV: Sep 25, 2015 A, R
    • (6 students) Becky Brown, Stephen Hennessey, Mary Rogers, Micael Prime, Justin Carrico and Austin O’Rourke
  • Root Signals Electronic Music Festival, Jacksonville University – FL: Sep 11, 2015 A, N
    • (3 students) Becky Brown, Stephen Hennessey and Austin O’Rourke
  • SEAMUS National Conference, Virginia Tech – VA: Mar 26, 2015 A, N
    • (1 student) Stephen Hennessey
  • SCI Region VI Conference, Henderson State University – AK: March 7, 2015 A, R
    • (1 student) Stephen Hennessey
  • National Student Electronic Music Event (N_SEME), Bowling Green State University – OH: Mar 6-7, 2015 A, N
    • (2 students) Mary Rogers and Austin O’Rourke

2014

  • West Fork New Music Festival, Fairmont State University – WV: September 12, 2014 A, R
    • (2 students) Mary Rogers and Stephen Hennessey

2013

  • Spargelfest – Schwetzingen, Germany: May 5, 2013 IT, IV
    • (2 students) Nate Masters and John White
  • In the Mix UMW Dance Concert – VA: Apr 6 – 7, 2013 IV, L
    • (3 students) Becky Brown, Nate Masters and John White

Course-Related Student Composition Performances (229)

Composition Class and Lessons Concerts (45)

  • Between Love and Goodbye Lecture Recital: UMW Hurley Convergence Center, Apr 3, 2016
    • (1 student, 5 songs) Josh Sheats
  • UMW Composer’s Concert: Hurley Convergence Center: Feb 19, 2016
    • (6 students, 10 compositions) Becky Brown, Stephen Hennessey, Mary Rogers, Micael Prime, Justin Carrico and Austin O’Rourke
  • Songwriters Showcase: UMW Hurley Convergence Center, Dec 3, 2015
    • (3 students, 13 songs) Gwen Levey, Josh Sheats and Daniel Shea
  • UMW Composer’s Concert: 909 Saloon – VA: November 17, 2013
    • (8 students) Isun Malekghassemi, Paige Naylor, Devin Geraghty, Mary Rodgers, Austin O’Rourke, Zach Faison, Becky Brown, Jackson Wright
  • UMW Composition Class Concert: Pollard Recital Hall, Mar 29, 2013
    • (8 students, 9 compositions) Katherine Preseren, Christian Peabody, Stephen Hennessey, Becky Brown, Paige Naylor, John White, Nate Masters, Zach Fichter

Electronic Music Class Concerts (146)

  • Things You Will Never Understand: UMW Hurley Convergence Center, Dec 5, 2015
    • (8 students) Justin Carrico, Brie Payne-Werlitz ,Rachel Lee, Flannery Collins, Mya Payne, Joe
      Cheeks, Everett Rankin, Mona Osmer
  • Soul Searching Synths: UMW Hurley Convergence Center, Nov 3, 2015
    • (8 students) Justin Carrico, Brie Payne-Werlitz ,Rachel Lee, Flannery Collins, Mya Payne, Joe Cheeks, Everett Rankin, Mona Osmer
  • Electroacoustic Barn Dance: UMW Oct 1-3, 2015
    • (7 students) Brie Payne-Werlitz ,Rachel Lee, Flannery Collins, Mya Payne, Joe Cheeks, Everett
      Rankin, Mona Osmer
  • Donger Junction: Jump, Drive and Wail: Pollard Recital Hall, Dec 7, 2014
    • (8 students) Jackson Wright, Austin O’Rourke, Cole Masaitis, Mary Paige Rodgers, Alexander Hartwig, Abigail Moran, Theodore Kelley, Joshua Sheats
  • Electroacoustic Barn Dance: Nov 13 – 15, 2014
    • (8 students) Jackson Wright, Austin O’Rourke, Cole Masaitis, Mary Paige Rodgers, Alexander Hartwig, Abigail Moran, Theodore Kelley, Joshua Sheats
  • Synthony: Pollard Recital Hall, Nov 2, 2014
    • (8 students) Jackson Wright, Austin O’Rourke, Cole Masaitis, Mary Paige Rodgers, Alexander Hartwig, Abigail Moran, Theodore Kelley, Joshua Sheats
  • Concrete Con Concrète: Pollard Recital Hall, Oct 2, 2014
    • (8 students) Jackson Wright, Austin O’Rourke, Cole Masaitis, Mary Paige Rodgers, Alexander Hartwig, Abigail Moran, Theodore Kelley, Joshua Sheats
  • Bits & Bytes: Pollard Recital Hall, Dec 11, 2013
    • (10 students) Claire Ashur, Krysten Beretsky, Lindsay Bulls, Mason Carlton, Austin Dunham, Isun Malekghassemi, Lucas Munson, Alexandra Parrish, Mike Stange, Erin Waters
  • Electroaoustic Barn Dance: Nov 7 – 9, 2013
    • (10 students) Claire Ashur, Krysten Beretsky, Lindsay Bulls, Mason Carlton, Austin Dunham, Isun Malekghassemi, Lucas Munson, Alexandra Parrish, Mike Stange, Erin Waters
  • Synthesizer Symposium: Pollard Recital Hall, Nov 4, 2013
    • (10 students) Claire Ashur, Krysten Beretsky, Lindsay Bulls, Mason Carlton, Austin Dunham, Isun Malekghassemi, Lucas Munson, Alexandra Parrish, Mike Stange, Erin Waters
  • Musique Concrète Concert: Pollard Recital Hall, Oct 2, 2013
    • (10 students) Claire Ashur, Krysten Beretsky, Lindsay Bulls, Mason Carlton, Austin Dunham, Isun Malekghassemi, Lucas Munson, Alexandra Parrish, Mike Stange, Erin Waters
  • Electropurgatory – A Festivus Miracle of Sound and Space: Pollard Recital Hall, Dec 5, 2012
    • (8 students) Stephen Hennessey, Katherine Preseren, Joe Huang, Cara Wimberley, Alexandra Swords, Zach Fichter, Alex Ricart, John White
  • Electroacoustic Barn Dance: Nov 8 – 10, 2012
    • (8 students) Stephen Hennessey, Katherine Preseren, Joe Huang, Cara Wimberley, Alexandra Swords, Zach Fichter, Alex Ricart, John White
  • Synthesizer Symposium: Pollard Recital Hall, Nov 5, 2012
    • (8 students) Stephen Hennessey, Katherine Preseren, Joe Huang, Cara Wimberley, Alexandra Swords, Zach Fichter, Alex Ricart, John White
  • Musique Concrète Concert: Pollard Recital Hall, Oct 1, 2012
    • (8 students) Stephen Hennessey, Katherine Preseren, Joe Huang, Cara Wimberley, Alexandra Swords, Zach Fichter, Alex Ricart, John White
  • Electronic Music Class Concert: Dec 12, 2011
    • (10 students) Becky Brown, Paige Naylor, Malik Thomas, Daniel Betts, Paul Espino, Christopher Hammond, Malcolm Moore, Josh Roberts, Mary Thompson, Meredith Wylegala
  • Electroacoustic Barn Dance: Oct 27 – 29, 2011
    • (9 students) Paige Naylor, Malik Thomas, Daniel Betts, Paul Espino, Christopher Hammond, Malcolm Moore, Josh Roberts, Mary Thompson, Meredith Wylegala

Undergraduate Research and Creativity Day Concerts (38)

  • Spring 2016: UMW Hurley Convergence Center, Apr 22, 2016
    • (9 students, 10 compositions) Ben Jones, Drake Dragone, Cole Mastitis, Joe Cheeks, Mya Payne, Daniel Shea, Gwen Levey, Austin O’Rourke and Michael Prime
  • Spring 2015: UMW Hurley Convergence Center, Apr 24, 2015
    • (7 students) Becky Brown, Gyeore Lee, Justin Carrico, Terena Chao, Austin O’Rourke, Mary Paige Rodgers, Dominique Giles
  • Spring 2014: UMW Black Box Theater, Apr 25, 2014
    • (8 students) Lindsay Bulls, Jackson Wright, Isun Malekghassemi, Austin O’Rourke, Devin Geraghty, Claire Ashur, Mary Rodgers, Stephen Hennessey
  • Spring 2013: UMW Great Hall, Apr 26, 2013
    • (10 students) Stephen Hennessey, Paige Naylor, Alexandra Swords, Becky Brown, Cara Wimberley, Zach Fichter, Katherine Preseren, Christian Peabody, Nate Masters, John White
  • Spring 2012: UMW Great Hall, Apr 17, 2012
    • (3 students) Stephen Hennessey, Paige Naylor, Becky Brown

Professional Experience

Composer, Arranger, and Songwriter

Works written for orchestra, orchestra and choir, chamber orchestra, ballet, wind ensemble, chamber wind ensemble, chamber groups, electronics, electroacoustic combinations, multimedia including video, film, theatre and dance.

Performer

  • Instruments: drums, percussion, tuba, clarinet, accordion, guitar, vocals, bass, electronics
  • Groups: Mark Snyder, Malhombre, West Work, Intrepid Trio, Satie Quintuplets, Nature Boy Explorer, The Belts, Amorphic Revelation, Edison’s Talking Machine, University of Memphis Contemporary Chamber Players, GB, Klezalachia, J.D. Hutchinson, Billy Rhinehart, One Ring Zero, Dirtball, Liz Sineath, Easy Chair, Spike the Dog, SMD, Augustus Gloop, Tahn Kirby 5, Yah Way Ben Yah Way, Clan McNeil Pipe Band, Mary Washington College Jazz Band, Mary Washington College Orchestra, Mary Washington College Brass Quintet, Old World Consort, Virginia Commonwealth University Wind Ensemble, Virginia Commonwealth University Band, Virginia Commonwealth University Pep Band, Virginia Commonwealth University Brass Quintet

Producer and Engineer

Nineteen recordings produced and/or engineered. See Recordings below for more details.

Video/Multimedia Artist

Eleven multimedia compositions produced. See Selected Works below for more details.

Skills and Technology

  • Music software: Logic Pro X, Digital Performer, Adobe Audition, Pro Tools, Cubase, Ableton Live, Reason, Max/MSP, Finale, Sibelius
  • Video software: Final Cut Pro, Motion, Adobe Premiere, Jitter, Grid 2, Quick Time Pro, Flash
  • Web design: WordPress, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Freehand, Flash, Photoshop, HTML
  • General software: Mac OS X, Word, PowerPoint, Pages, Keynote, iMovie, iPhoto, GarageBand
  • Mixers: Various analog and digital small & large format consoles and control surfaces – DigiDesign ICON
  • Signal processors: preamps, compressors, reverb units, multi-effects units
  • Recorders: various DAWs, Mackie and Alesis HD, Otari 8- and 16-track tape machines

Grants, Awards, Commissions and Collaborations

Grants: $57,205 total

  • University of Mary Washington:
    • Center for Teaching Excellence and Innovation Travel Grant 2015 ($500)
    • CAS Faculty Supplemental Grant, 2015 ($600)
    • CAS Faculty Supplemental Grant, 2015 ($200)
    • CAS Faculty Supplemental Grant, 2015 ($1200)
    • CAS Faculty Supplemental Grant, 2015 ($738)
    • Center for Teaching Excellence and Innovation Travel Grant 2015 ($500)
    • Center for Teaching Excellence and Innovation Travel Grant 2013 ($500)
    • Domain of One’s Own Faculty Initiative 2013 ($1000)
  • Delta State University:
    • DSU Instructional Technology Grant 2008 ($1,000)
  • University of Memphis:
    • Technology Access Fund: Surround Studio Development, 2006 ($5,700)
    • Technology Access Fund: Computer Lab Development, 2006 ($5,100)
    • Academic Enrichment Grant: Imagine II, 2006 ($5,000)
    • School of Music Travel Grant, SCI Regional Conference, 2005 ($1,000)
    • Academic Enrichment Grant, Imagine II, 2005 ($3,000)
    • Graduate Student Travel Grant, SCI Regional Conference, 2004 ($667)
    • Provost Technology Grant, Imagine II Development and Surround Studio, 2004 ($10,000)
    • Graduate Student Travel Grant, NASA Regional Conference, 2003 ($1,500)
  • National Endowment for the Arts 1999 ($20,000)

Awards

  • UMW Eagle Award Nominee, 2014
  • ASCAP Plus Award, 2013 ($150)
  • UMW Innovative Digital Pedagogy Honorarium, 2013 ($500)
  • UMW Alumni Association Young Faculty Award Nomination, 2013
  • ASCAP Plus Award 2011 ($200)
  • Delta State University, Student Engagement Champions Award, 2009 ($300)
  • ASCAP Plus Award, 2009 ($200)
  • Mississippi Music Teachers Association Commissioned Composer, 2008 ($1000)
  • ASCAP Plus Award, 2008 ($200)

Installations, Festival & Conference Participation

Installations (2)

  • Metamorphose: South Haven Center for the Arts, Sep 30 – Nov 13, 2011
  • The Enchanted Museum: Danville Science Center, Jun 14 – Sep 4, 2006

Festivals and Conferences

  • 2016
    • Brooklyn College International Electroacoustic Music Festival
    • SCI Region III Conference
    • SEAMUS National Conference
  • 2015
    • Electronic Music Midwest
    • Electroacoustic Music Macomb
    • Third Practice
    • Electroacoustic Barn Dance
    • West Fork New Music Festival
    • Root Signals Electronic Music Festival
    • Ball State University New Music Festival
  • 2014
    • Electroacoustic Barn Dance
    • Third Practice
    • West Fork New Music Festival
    • SCI Region V Conference
    • SCI National Conference
  • 2013
    • Electroacoustic Barn Dance
    • Third Practice
    • Electronic Music Midwest
    • SEAMUS National Conference
  • 2012
    • Electroacoustic Barn Dance
    • Third Practice
    • Kansas City Fringe Festival
    • Thailand International Composition Festival
    • SCI Region III Conference
    • SEAMUS National Conference
  • 2011
    • Third Practice
    • Electroacoustic Barn Dance
    • SEAMUS National Conference
  • 2010
    • Electroacoustic Juke Joint
    • Electronic Music Midwest
  • 2009
    • Third Practice
    • SCI National Conference
    • Electroacoustic Juke Joint
  • 2008
    • Electroacoustic Juke Joint
    • Mississippi Music Teachers Association Conference
    • Electronic Music Midwest
    • Delta International Film & Video Festival
    • SEAMUS National Conference
  • 2007
    • Electronic Music Macomb
    • Electroacoustic Juke Joint
    • SCI Region 6 Conference
    • Spark Festival of Electronic Music
    • SEAMUS National Conference
    • Heidelberg New Music Festival
  • 2006
    • Imagine 2 Electro-Acoustic Music Festival
    • Imagine Festival
  • 2005
    • SCI Region VI Conference
    • Imagine 2 Electro-Acoustic Music Festival
    • Electronic Music Midwest
  • 2004
    • National Flute Association Conference
    • SCI Region VI Conference
    • Imagine 2 Electro-Acoustic Music Festival
  • 2003
    • West Virginia Festival of Trumpets
    • North American Saxophone Alliance Conference
  • 2002
    • Ohio Composers of Electro-Acoustic Music Festival

Guest Artist Appearances

  • 2016
    • Georgia Southern University
    • University of Delaware
    • Temple University
    • Rutgers University, Camden
    • Brooklyn College
  • 2015
    • Marshall University
    • Marietta College
    • Ohio University
    • Capital University
    • Hartwick College
    • Mansfield University
  • 2014
    • Duke University
    • South Carolina State University
    • Jacksonville University
    • University of Tampa
  • 2013
    • Fairmont State University
  • 2012
    • North Carolina State University
    • Louisberg College
  • 2011
    • Denison University
    • Lawrence University
    • Western Michigan University
  • 2010
    • Western Illinois University
    • Manchester College
    • Columbus State University
    • University of Mississippi
    • Appalachian State University
    • Vanderbilt University
  • 2009
    • University of Alabama-Birmingham
    • Brown University
    • Mansfield University
    • Wabash College
    • Ball State University
    • University of Louisville
    • University of Florida
    • University of Central Florida
  • 2008
    • University of Louisiana-Monroe
    • Henderson State University
    • Ohio University
    • Morehead State University
    • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Master Classes

  • University of Louisville (2016)
  • George Mason University (2015)
  • Mansfield University (2015)
  • Fairmont State University (2013)
  • Peabody Conservatory (2013)
  • North Carolina State University (2012)
  • Columbus State University (2010)
  • Brown University (2009)
  • Mansfield University (2009)
  • Ball State University (2009)
  • University of Louisville (2009)
  • University of Central Florida (2009)
  • University of Louisiana-Monroe (2008)
  • Henderson State University (2008)
  • Ohio University (2008)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (2008)

Administration

Academic Administration

  • UMW Campus Academic Resource Committee: Chair, 2012-2014

Arts Administration

  • Electroacoustic Barn Dance: founder and artistic director, 2011 – present created course
  • 909 Chamber Music Series: founder and artistic director, 2012 – 2014 created course
  • Electroacoustic Juke Joint: founder and artistic director, 2007 – 2010 created course
  • Imagine II Electro-Acoustic Music Festival: founder and artistic director, 2004 – 2006 created course
  • Imagine New Music Festival: Coordinator, 2003-2005

Studio and Lab Management

  • University of Mary Washington
    • 24-channel Recording Studio: creator and manager, 2014 – present created course
    • Electronic Music Studio: creator and manager, 2011 – present created course
    • 10-station Music Production Lab: creator and manager, 2011 – present created course
  • University of North Alabama
    • 32-channel Recording Studio: manager, 2010 – 2011
    • 15-station Music Production Lab: manager, 2010 – 2011
  • Delta State University
    • 18-station Music Production Lab: manager, 2007-2010

Officer and Board Membership (see also service)

  • Society of Electroacoustic Musicians in the US (SEAMUS): Conferences Recruitment Officer, 2016 – present
  • Rude Mechanicals Theatre Company: board member, 2014 – present
  • Fredericksburg Festival for the Performing Arts: board member, 2013 – present
  • National Association of Composers, USA: Tennessee Chapter President, 2005 – 2009

Ensemble Management

  • New Music Ensemble: co-founder and co-director

Studio Recordings/Releases

Radio, Television, Reviews and Press

  • “Fredericksburg delegation helps German sister city celebrate its 1,250th anniversary.” Free Lance Star, 2 Jul 2016
  • “Mark Snyder Retrospective.” Time is Tight, WRIR, Richmond, 5 Dec 2014
  • “Best Bet.” Herald Sun, 19 Jun 2014
  • Howard, Brianna. “Exploring Genres.” SCAD Radio, 16 May 2014
  • Hu, Stephen. “The Local Sound from Way Out.” Free Lance Star, 20 Feb 2014
  • Snyder, Leslie. “One of These Days.” Elephant Talk, 4 Feb 2014
  • Stacey. “nature boy explorer is my jam.” this is our jam, 21 Jan 2014
  • “Nature Boy Explorer is Not from Richmond but Needs to Get Here Now!” RVA Playlist, 10 Jan 2014
  • Hughes, Britany. “Unique ‘house concert’ performance coming to Danville.” Register Bee, 9 Jan 2014
  • “Barn Dance.” Patch In TV from Sound Notion, 22 Oct 2013
  • “RTQE.” Remember Those Quiet Evenings, WORT 89.9FM, Madison 4 Aug 2013
  • “RTQE.” Remember Those Quiet Evenings, WORT 89.9FM, Madison 6 Jan 2013
  • Brosmer, Ryan. “Sounds: Nature Boy Explorer.” Free Lance Star, 12 Sep 2012
  • Brosmer, Ryan. “Nature Boy Explorer EP Review.” Free Lance Star, 12 Sep 2012
  • “A Slice of SEAMUS 2012.” Remember Those Quiet Evenings, WORT 89.9FM, Madison 12 Feb 2012
  • Scott, Jesse. “Former ‘Burg Resident Tackles a Variety of Topics During Multimedia Experience.” Free Lance Star, 10 Jun 2010
  • Batzner, Jay. “Mark Snyder: Messy.” Sequenza 21, 14 May 2010
  • “Harvey,” “Messy,” and “Butterfly” Foldover, WOBC 91.5 Oberlin, 18 March 2010
  • “Grid” and “Snowdrops” Foldover, WOBC 91.5 Oberlin, 11 March 2010
  • “Horse” Foldover, WOBC 91.5 Oberlin, 16 April 2008
  • “Malmö” Foldover, WOBC 91.5 Oberlin, 2 April 2008
  • Greenberg, Mike. “Concert Review: Aura puts sparkle into composers’ conference.” San Antonio
    Express-News, 1 March 2005

Service

University of Mary Washington

  • College of Arts & Sciences Senator at-large, 2015-2016
  • Organized and hosted lecture on Music Industry from Barbés Records President Olivier Conan, 2016
  • Organize student performances and research, 2012-present (see also student achievements)
  • Music Department Recital Recording Coordinator, 2011-present
  • Music Department Semester Juries, 2011-present
  • Music Department Scholarship Auditions, 2012-present
  • Music Department Choral/Chair Search Committee, 2015
  • Music Department Co-Webmaster, 2012-2015
  • Music Department Year-End Picnic Host, 2013-present
  • Music Department Assessment Coordinator, 2014-present
  • Music Department Social Media Administrator, 2013-present (Facebook, YouTube, Soundcloud, Twitter)
  • Music Department Recruitment Video Creator, 2012-2014 (https://youtu.be/5rhWbuwvov4)
  • University Academic Integrity Review Committee, 2014-2015
  • Music Department Admissions Coordinator, 2014-present
  • Fun Faculty Advisor, 2015-present
  • Object Manipulation Group Faculty Advisor, 2013-present
  • Mu Phi Epsilon Faculty Advisor, 2013-present
  • Music Department Honor Advisor, 2014-present
  • Music Department Career Advisor, 2013-present
  • Music Department Graduate School Advisor, 2013-present
  • University 4-credit Course Committee, 2015 (to study the benefits of moving from 3-credit course model to 4-credit course model)
  • Campus Academic Resources Committee, 2012-2015 (chair 2013-2015, distribute financial resources to faculty across campus for academic and program support through submitted grants)
  • Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies Humanities ITS Hiring Committee, 2012-2013
  • Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies Online Learning Initiative Review Panel, 2013
  • Recorded the UMW Choir in the Trinkle Hall Rotunda, 2014
  • Admissions Office Panelist for Discovery Day, 2012
  • Performed at Alumni Reunion Event, 2012
  • Organized and hosted composer and electronic musician master class and performance, Rodney Waschka, 2012
  • Organized and hosted composer and electronic musician master class and performance, Joo Won Park, 2012
  • Organized and hosted composer master class, Oscar Bettison, 2013
  • Organized and hosted composer master class, Daniel Eichenbaum, 2013
  • Organized and hosted clarinetist performance, Cheryl Melfi, 2013
  • Organized and hosted composer and bassoonist master class and performance,Thomas Dempster, 2014
  • Organized and hosted 9/11 Ten Year Anniversary Concert, 2011
  • Organized and hosted African Drum Workshop with Ken Crampton, 2014
  • Admissions Office Music Building Tour Guide and Discovery Day Lecturer, 2014-2016
  • Arts in the Community Performing Arts Scholarship Committee, 2014 and 2015

University of North Alabama

  • Department of Entertainment Industry Faculty Senator, 2010-2011
  • Recruitment Assistant for Admissions Preview Day, 2011
  • Recruitment Assistant for Department of Entertainment Industry InfoFest, 2011

Delta State University

  • Delta Music Institute Faculty Senator, 2009-2010
  • Delta Music Institute Faculty Senator Proxy, 2007-2009
  • University Library Committee, 2008-2010
  • Delta Music Institute Special Programs Committee, 2007-2010
  • University Special Programs Committee, 2007-2010
  • Music and Art Collaboration University Special Programs Subcommittee, 2009-2010
  • Delta Music Institute Curriculum Committee, 2008-2010
  • Dean’s Faculty Advisory Committee on Student Recruitment & Retention, 2007-2009
  • University Media Arts Committee, 2007-2009
  • Organized and hosted performance by multimedia artist John Latatara, 2009
  • Organized and hosted performance by Peruvian psychedelic cumbia group Chicha Libre, 2009
  • Organized and hosted performance by flutist Ana Laura Gonzalez, 2009
  • Organized and hosted lecture on Peruvian music, Olivier Conan, 2009

Service to the Profession

  • Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in The United States (SEAMUS) Conferences Recruitment Officer, 2016-present
  • Outside Masters’ thesis examiner, Victoria University New Zealand, 2016
  • SCI/ASCAP Student Composition Contest Adjudicator, 2016
  • Electroacoustic Barn Dance: Founder and Artistic Director, 2011-present
  • SEAMUS National Conference Adjudicator, 2016
  • Electroacoustic Juke Joint: Founder and Artistic Director, 2007-2010
  • SEAMUS National Conference Adjudicator, 2015
  • SEAMUS National Conference Adjudicator, 2014
  • SEAMUS National Conference Adjudicator, 2012
  • University of North Alabama Film Festival Adjudicator, 2011
  • Recording Studio and Curriculum Consultant for Hinds Community College, 2009
  • Delta International Film & Video Festival Adjudicator, 2008
  • Imagine II Electroacoustic Music Festival: Founder and Artistic Director, 2004-2006
  • National Association of Composers, USA, Tennessee Chapter President, 2005-2009

Service to the Community

  • Rude Mechanicals Theatre Company: Board Member, 2014-present
  • Hosted dinner for German sister city delegation, 2015
  • Fredericksburg Festival for the Performing Arts: Board Member, 2013-present
  • Performed and represented Fredericksburg delegation in German sister city, 2016
  • Supervising Engineer for James Monroe Museum CD, A Monroe Christmas, 2015
  • Performed and represented Fredericksburg delegation in German sister city, 2013
  • Pink Jams, 2013 (performed for annual Washington DC breast cancer benefit)
  • Recording Engineer for James Monroe Museum CD, Mrs. Monroe’s Music, 2013
  • Lighting Tech for Mountain View High School production of Dracula, 2014
  • Adjudicator for the Rappahannock Youth Orchestra scholarships, 2012
  • Music Director for Mountain View High School production of Shock Headed Peter, 2011 • DJ for Kilby Elementary School Celebration, 2011

Professional Memberships

  • Audio Engineering Society (AES), 2010-present
  • National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (Grammy), 2008-present
  • College Music Society (CMS), 2005-present
  • Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in The United States (SEAMUS), 2004-present
  • American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), 2002-present
  • Society of Composers Incorporated (SCI), 2002-present
  • Mu Phi Epsilon (Music Honorary Organization), 1994-present