He has been recognized internationally through publication and auditioned conducting symposiums. Notable was the 2008 International Conducting Symposium, sponsored by the National Band Association, and held in conjunction with The Italian Army Band. His scholarly interests include topics ranging from cutting edge, contemporary works for wind ensemble, to historical aspects of the medium–centering on the work of Frederick Fennell, and the development of the wind ensemble concept. He has presented at the CBDNA National Conference, the Nevada Music Educators Association Professional Development Conference, and the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic. His publications include writings in the National Band Association Journal, the Ohio Music Education Association’s TRIAD, and the WASBE Journal. A most exciting project is presently underway, focusing on the Eastman Wind Ensemble, and its repertoire, under the direction of Donald Hunsberger. He was also integral in production of the Eastman Wind Ensemble’s recent CD, Stravinsky — Octet and L’Histoire du Soldat-Octet.
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