Photo Gallery

Central Junior High School (Euless, TX) Symphonic Band performing my "Extraordinary Machines of Clockwork and Steam" at the 2019 Midwest Clinic.

Leslie Flynn, assistant director, Clements High School Symphonic Band (Sugarland, TX), before their 2019 Midwest Clinic performance

Clements High School Symphonic Band (Sugarland, TX), directed by Leslie Flynn, performing my "Terracotta Warriors" at the 2019 Midwest Clinic

East Central Mississippi Band Directors Assn. Clinic (Feb. 2020)

East Central Mississippi Band Directors Assn. Board

Robert Sheldon, Bob Phillips, Peter Boonshaft, and myself at the Alfred Booth at the 2019 Midwest Clinic

East Central Mississippi Band Directors Assn. Clinic (Feb. 2020)

East Central Mississippi Band Directors Assn. Clinic (Feb. 2020)

My 2016 University of the Arts Rehearsal Strategies and Repertoire for Young Band class

UArts Summer Program Director, Jenny Neff, and my 2018 Rehearsal Strategies and Repertoire for Young Band class

2019 Midwest Clinic "Composers & Friends Dinner" at Italian Village

"Sound Sight-Reading" authors (myself, Brian Beck and Robert Sheldon) at 2019 Midwest Clinic

With Chris Bernotas, Lori Schwartz-Reichl (2019 Midwest Clinic)

Friends (music teachers from Winston-Salem, NC and composer, Chris Bernotas) at Midwest

Elva Kay Lance and staff from Mississippi State Univ. during their Band Directors Clinic

Composer friends Travis Weller and Vince Gassi at Midwest

Composer Roundtable discussion at conclusion of my weeklong University of the Arts "Composing and Arranging for School Bands" workshop (Villanova Univ., Summer 2019).

Taking questions and discussing composing, arranging, publishing, etc. with Vince Gassi and Chris Bernotas as part of our Composer Roundtable.

Dr. Missy Strong, yours truly and Amy Burns, 2019 Summer Music Institute, Central Connecticut State Univsity.

With my summer 2019 UArts Composing & Arranging for School Band course at Villanova Univ. Guest composers, Vince Gassi and Chris Bernotas, joined us for a Composer Roundtable discussion at the end of the workshop.

2019 University of the Arts summer faculty/guests dinner (L to R: Vince & Alison Gassi, Chris Bernotas, Jenny Neff, Lori Schwartz Reichl and me.

Friend, mentor, and New Holland Band Director, Ken Laudermilch

Old friend, and Director of Bands at Virginia Military Institute, Col. John Brodie

Composer friend Alex Shapiro

Composer friend John O'Reilly

Allentown Band Director, Ron Demkee

Directing the New Holland Band

Plymouth State University Symphonic Band

Berks County 6th Grade Honor Band

PMEA District 5 Freshman Honor Band

All New England Band Festival

MusicAlliance (OH) Summer Honor Band

William Johnson MS Band (CT) Clinic

Winston-Salem Forsyth County, NC Summer Music Teacher Workshop

PMEA District 10 West Elementary Band Festival

North Penn 5th Grade String Orchestra Clinic

Delivering Keynote at Music Technology in Education Conference, Melbourne, Australia

Norm Hirschy, Editor at Oxford University Press

Band Director, Tiffany Hitz, sharing with my UArts class

Washington County (MD) Elementary Honors Band

Mississippi State University Band Directors Clinic

The greatest Tweet I've ever been mentioned in :)

Conducting the Pennfield MS Wind Ensemble ("Magic Valley") at a PMEA Conference

Friend and conductor, Peter Boonshaft at the Alfred Booth at Midwest

Clinic with Pennfield MS Wind Ensemble

East Stroudsburg (PA) Directors at Composer's Concert

Jeffrey de Seriere, Orange County (CA) School of the Arts Wind Ensemble

Composer friends Robert Sheldon and Kirk Vogel, with director friends from Winston-Salem, NC at Midwest

Army Blues trombonists, and old friends, Jeff Cortazzo and Matt Neiss

Composer, Sam Hazo, clowning around with my daughter, Abby, at Midwest :)

Composer, Eric Ewazen, sharing with my Parkland HS Music Theory students

Faculty dinner selfie with Carlotta Parr and Pam Perry, the current and past director of the Central Connecticut State Univ. Summer Music Institute

That time John Mackey asked if he could butt in line with us at Midwest :)

Dinner with friends at Midwest

Jenny Neff and I following our session at Midwest, with Tiffany Hitz

Parkland HS Summer STEM Academy at PBS39

Guest conducting my "Aquatica" at Peter Boonshaft's Band Director's Music Reading Session at NAfME Conference

Director friends from North Penn (PA) School District, Dave Orehowsky and Chris Thompson

PMEA District 6 Elementary BandFest

Parkland SD Music Teachers for "Slam Jam!"

Friends: Director Mark Stickney and composers Alex Shapiro, John Pasternak and Mark Connor

Composer Skype with Wilson-West Lawn (PA) Symphonic Band, David Cooper, director.

Working with the Montgomery County Concert Band (Lansdale, PA), Bret Mascaro, dir.,

With Robert Sheldon (Alfred editor and composer) and Mark Connor (composer and host, Everything Band podcast)

With Alfred composer friends, Chris Bernotas and Kirk Vogel

With friend/colleague, Mark Syslo and composer, Tyler Grant.

With Ryan Nowlin, Asst. Director of the U.S. Marine Band ("The President's Own").

2018 Midwest Clinic, with composer/friend, Travis Weller, and his daughter Hannah.

With composer, Gary Fagin, at Gino's East in Chicago.

West Chester University friends Dr. John Villella (WCU), Scott Litzenberg (Cadets), and Justin McAdams (Phoenixville HS).

Annual "Composers and Friends" Dinner at the 2018 Midwest Clinic

At Kitty O'Shea's (Chicago Hilton) with directors Virginia Allen, Jenny Neff, and Mark Stickney, 2018 Midwest Clinic

Working with band students during a two-day composer residency in the Central York School District, York, PA

Working with band students during a two-day composer residency in the Central York School District, York, PA

Post-concert pic with Central York School District's band directors (Jim Martini, Jon Moyer, Rick Worley).

Composer Clinic with Greenwich Country Day School, CT. Working here with Lower School Band.

2019 NEMC Music Educator Workshop, Mountainside, NJ with fellow presenter, Dr. Jim Frankel.

Crashing the dinner scene at ISTE 2019 in Philadelphia! Some of my favorite people from the music ed tech world (L to R): Cherie Herring, Barb Freedman, Katie Wardrobe, Amy Burns (and yours truly).

With composer, Chris Rogerson, and several of my Moravian College composition students.

2020 PMEA Citation of Excellence Award (District 10) in music teaching award presentation at virtual ceremony, Dec. 18, 2020.

2020 PMEA Virtual Awards Ceremony, Dec. 18, 2020.