Curriculum Vitae (page 4)

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Teaching Experience

1996–2003 Private Voice Teacher Bloomington, Indiana, and Aachen, Germany

  • Taught private voice lessons
  • Provided diction coaching
  • Provided recital programming consultation

1993–1998 Associate Instructor of Applied Voice Indiana University School of Music

  • Private voice instruction of up to fourteen students per semester (majors and elective students in both graduate and undergraduate programs)
  • Administered semester juries
  • Assisted with Voice Department business such as admission auditions, new student orientation and registration

1995 Co-Instructor, S542, “Care of the Professional Voice,” Indiana University Speech and Hearing Department

  • Covered topics such as laryngeal physiology, mechanics of human respiration, and impact of the aging process on the professional voice user (outlines available on request)
  • Generated course syllabus and midterm exam
  • Graded papers and presentations

Lectures and Presentations

Lectures to the Doctoral Song Literature class at Indiana University

  • A survey of 17th- and 18th-century oratorio: The development of a genre
  • The vocal literature of Grieg and Sibelius
  • Chabrier and the humorous chanson
  • A survey of Italian, English, and Czech oratorio of the 19th and 20th centuries
  • The development of American art song
  • The Lied in the 20th century: Songs of Hindemith, Schoek, Pfitzner, and Korngold
  • The use of prose in 20th-century song literature and the songs of Dominick Argento

Lectures given in the Speech and Hearing Pathology Department at Indiana University

  • Improving memory retention in patients who have suffered traumatic brain injury
  • The Rehabilitation for Everyday Adaptive Living (REAL) approach to treating cognitive difficulties
  • Operant conditioning techniques for patients with dementia

Sample speech pathology treatment outlines prepared for patients with the following disorders:

  • Traumatic brain injury, aphasia, ataxic dysarthria, hyperkinetic disorder, lower motoneuron disorder, and Alzheimer’s-type dementia

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