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Associate Professor & Coordinator of Undergraduate Music Education
John J. Cali School of Music
Montclair State University
1 Normal Ave, Montclair, NJ 07043
Phone: (973) 655-7779
[email protected]

Additional websites: musicmatters2.com     artistic-citizenship.com

Education

2004: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Music Performance. New York University.

Dissertation: How a Performer Makes Meaning in Music: An Analysis of Selected Interpretations by Pianist Gregory Haimovsky, Applying Louise M. Rosenblatt’s Reader Response Theory.

Dissertation Chair: Professor Joy Boyum

2007: Master of Science (M.S.T.) in Education. Pace University

1998: Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in Music Performance (Flute). State University of New York, Purchase

1995: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English and American Literature. New York University

Awards

  • 2012-2016      Fulbright Specialists Roster
  • 2013-2014      Engaged Teaching Fellows Program, Mentor, Montclair State University
  • 2012                Fulbright Specialist – Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland
  • 2012                Global Education Grant, Montclair State University
  • 2011-2013       Montclair State University Creative Thinking Project Grant
  • 2010-2011       Separately Budgeted Research Grant, Montclair State University
  • 2010-2011       Engaged Teaching Fellows Program, Fellow, Montclair State University

Publications

Book 

Edited Book

Invited and Refereed Book Chapters in Edited Volumes. 

Refereed Journal Articles

Refereed Papers in Published Proceedings

  • Veblen, Kari & Silverman, Marissa. 2012. Community Music Present and Future: Integrated Perspectives. ISME CMA Proceedings, Corfu, Greece.
  • Silverman, Marissa. 2010. Aims in the age of assessment: A special case. In Timothy Brophy (Ed.), Assessment in music education. Chicago, IL: GIA, 381-389.
  • Silverman, Marissa. 2007. Globalization and music identity. Greek Society of Music Education, 5th International Conference. Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • Silverman, Marissa. 2007. Enhancing and protecting musical identities. Policies and Practices: Rethinking Music Teacher Preparation in the 21st Century: Proceedings from the Memorial Symposium Honoring the Contributions of Charles Leonhard (at Teachers College, Columbia University). Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts, 209-217.

Non-Refereed Publications

CD Liner notes written and published for:

  • Piano Works of Claude Debussy, Helicon Records, LTD.
  • Piano Concerti of Young Mozart, K. 413, 414, 415, Helicon Records, LTD.
  • Piano Concerti of Young Mozart, K. 246, 271, Musicians Showcase Recordings.
  • Poetical Inspirations: Piano Music of Schumann, Brahms, Liszt, and Messiaen, Musicians Showcase Recordings.
  • Poetical Inspirations II: Piano Music of Debussy, Chopin, Schumann, Messiaen, and Mark Kopytman, Musicians Showcase Recordings.

Editorial Positions

2015-present: Associate Editor, Visions of Research in Music Education

2015-present: Editorial Board, Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education

2008-2015: Editorial Board, Visions of Research in Music Education

        Editor, Special issue, John Dewey and James Mursell for Visions of Research in Music Education

2009-present: Editorial Board, Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences

Conference Papers and Invited Lectures

April 23 2017:  Keynote Paper, “Artistic Citizenship and Urban Music Education.” Symposium. Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College, Queens, NY.

Oct 8-10, 2016: “Musicing.” 47th Annual National Conference of Japan Music Education Society, Yokohama, Japan.

July 25-29, 2016: “Musical Interpretation as Humanistic Music Education.” The International Society for Music Education, World Conference, Glasgow, Scotland.

July 25-29, 2016: “‘Meaningfulness,’ Care Ethics, and Music Education.” The International Society for Music Education, World Conference, Glasgow, Scotland.

April 24, 2016: “Considering the Values of Music Education Through Ethical Advocacy.” New Jersey Music Educators Association Collegiate Advocacy Day. The College of New Jersey, Ewing Township, NJ.

Feb 18-20, 2016: “General Music, Interdisciplinary Perspectives, and Musical Engagement with Other Ensembles in Your School.” New Jersey Music Educators Association State Conference. East Brunswick, NJ.

Feb 18-20, 2016: “Building, Creating, and Sustaining Community for Urban Music Education.” New Jersey Music Educators Association State Conference. East Brunswick, NJ.

Nov 25-Dec 3, 2015: Keynote Papers “Musical Interpretation as Democratic Engagement and Understanding” and “Community Music as/for Education: Ethics, Meaningfulness, and Happiness” International Symposium on University Large Ensembles and International Conference, Community Music and Inclusion, Free University of Bolzano, Italy.

Nov 10, 2015: “Teaching Music for Social Justice.” Westminster Choir College, Rider University, NJ.

Oct 30, 2015: “Praxial Music Education: Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How?” and “Teaching Music for Social Justice and Cultural Context.” Collegiate Virginia Music Educators Association, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Virginia.

Oct 29, 2015: Keynote Presentation “Why Should We Care About Music Education?” Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Virginia.

Oct 21, 2015: “Rethinking Music Appreciation.” New York University.

June 16-19, 2015: “Music Matters: Historical, Personal, and Theoretical Perspectives.” MayDay Group Colloquium 27: Music Education as Social, Cultural, and Political Action Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Feb 19-21, 2015: “Teaching Music Listening for Music Making and Social Justice” and “Urban Music Education in New Jersey.” New Jersey Music Educators Association State Conference. East Brunswick, NJ.

June 21, 2014:  “Panel on Democracy and Education” Giving Voice to Democracy in Music Education, Montclair State University. Moderator: Marissa Silverman (Montclair State University). Panelists: Jennifer Robinson (Montclair State University); Daniel John Shevock (The Pennsylvania State University); Emily James (Jefferson Twp School District).

June 12, 2014: “Where do we go from here?” Arts Awards Ceremony, Tottenville High School, Staten Island, NY.

Nov 5-6, 2013:  “Praxial Music Education: Who, What, How?” Cooperating Teachers Conference, Ithaca College.

Oct 31-Nov 2, 2013:  “Panel: Mentoring Minority Faculty” 56th National Conference, College Music Society. Cambridge, Massachusetts. Moderator: George Torres (Lafayette College). Panelists: Eric Hing-tao Hung  (Westminster Choir College); Margaret E. Lucia (Shippensburg University); Deborah G. Nemko (Bridgewater State University); Deborah Schwartz-Kates (University of Miami); Marissa D. Silverman (Montclair State University).

Oct 10-12, 2013:  “Building A Community for Pre-Service Students of Color.” National Network for Education Renewal Annual Conference: Community to Enhance Student Learning, Albuquerque, New Mexico. With Lisa DeLorenzo.

June 26-29, 2013: “Politics, Democracy, and an Ethic of Care for Music Education.” MayDay Group Colloquium 25: Music Education and Political Agency   The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

March 19, 2013:  “Teachers as Scholars: Shakespeare and Music.” Montclair State University, National Network of Educational Renewal.

March 5, 2013: “Teachers as Scholars: Literature and Music; Exploration and Criticism of Dual Disciplines.” Montclair State University, National Network of   Educational Renewal.

Feb 24-26, 2013: Invited lecture. Distinguished lecture series. “Urban music education as/for social justice.” Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Washington.

Feb 21-23, 2013:  “Teaching music listening in the secondary school.” New Jersey Music Educators Association State Conference. East Brunswick, NJ.

Oct. 18-20, 2012:  “From the margins: The underrepresentation of urban students of color in music teacher education programs.” National Network for Education Renewal: Simultaneous Renewal: Everyone Teaches, Everyone Learns, Denver, Colorado. With Lisa DeLorenzo.

August 11, 2012:   “Expanded visions for music and music education” Second International Health Humanities Conference, Music Health, and Humanity, Montclair State University.

July 15-20, 2012: “Educating the ‘whole’ child: Does happiness count?” The International Society for Music Education, World Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece.

July 9-13, 2012: “Round-Table – Community Music Today” The International Society for Music Education, Community Music Commission, Corfu, Greece.

July 9-13, 2012:  “NJHSA Chorale” The International Society for Music Education, Community Music Commission, Corfu, Greece.

June 20-23, 2012:  “A Conception of ‘Meaningfulness’ in Life and How Music Education Can Help.” The Aims of Music Education. MayDay Group Conference 24. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

May 1-16, 2012:  Fulbright Specialists Grant, “Identity, culture, and ethics in music education.” Sibelius Academy of Music, Helsinki, Finland.

Feb. 28, 2012:  Invited lecture. “Case Study Methodology in Music Research.” New York University, Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions.

Feb. 28, 2012:  Invited lecture. “Effective Chamber Music Program Design for Young Audiences.” New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Newark, NJ.

Feb. 23-25, 2012: “Teaching Music Listening as Social Justice.” New Jersey Music Educators Association State Conference. East Brunswick, NJ.

June 16-19, 2011: “After Postmodernism: A Musical Perspective.”
The End(s) of Music Education? A Call for Re-Visioning.
MayDay Group Conference. University of Utah.

May 15-18, 2011: “Urban Music Education: The General Music Classroom as Democracy.” 11th Biennial Mountain Lake (VA) Colloquium: Changing Perspectives, Evolving Practices.

May 4, 2011: “From Music and Beyond.” 2nd Annual Montclair State University Learning and Teaching Showcase, The Movement: Fostering Creativity Across Disciplines.

Feb. 24-26, 2011: “20th-21st Century Music in the Classroom.” New Jersey Music Educators Association State Conference. East Brunswick, NJ.

Oct 21-24, 2010: Invited lecture & performance demonstration. “Teaching Musical Interpretation.” Cedros-Panamerican University, Department of Art and Culture. Mexico City, Mexico.

April 20, 2010 : Invited lecture. “Music Education Curriculum and the Aims of Education.” New York University, Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions.

March 19-20, 2010: “Urban Music Education: Student Transformation Through Democratic Music Listening.” College Music Society, Northeast Chapter Annual Conference. University of Vermont.

Feb. 18-20, 2010: “Teaching Music Listening.” New Jersey Music Educators Association State Conference. East Brunswick, NJ.

Feb. 6, 2010: “Making Music Accessible, Achievable, and Valuable.” College Music Educators National Conference. John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University.

Nov. 20, 2009: Invited lecture. “The Praxial Concept of Music Education.” Temple University, Department of Music Education. Philadelphia, PA.

Nov. 17, 2009: Invited lecture. “Stravinsky, Taruskin, and Aesthetics in Music Research.” New York University, Department of Music and Performing Professions.

April 15-17, 2009: “Aims in the Age of Assessment: A Special Case.” The Second International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education. University of Florida.

October 16, 2008: Invited lecture & performance demonstration. “Teaching Musical Expression.” Manhattanville College, Department of Music. Purchase, NY.

June 5-9, 2008: “Urban Music Education—Transformation and the Art of Music Listening.” Connecting School Music to the Community, Society, and Life: Curriculum, Policies, and Practices. The MayDay Group Conference. Boston University.

May 4-8, 2008: “Enhancing Adolescent Literacy Through Arts-Infused Experiential Learning.” International Reading Association 53rd Annual Convention. Atlanta, Georgia.

April 9-13, 2008: “Does Happiness Count?: Reconstructing the Values of Music Education.” Music Educators National Conference, Philosophy SRIG.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

March 7-8, 2008: “Sites of Social Justice: Selected Community Music Programs in New York City.” Arts Education To What End? Arts-in-Education Symposium. New York University.

Nov. 15-18, 2007: “Music and Literature: Experience and Response.”
National Council of Teachers of English, 2007 Annual Convention. New York.

June 29-July 1, 2007: “Globalization and Music Identity.” Greek Society of Music Education, 5th International Conference. Thessaloniki, Greece.

June 8, 2007: “Enhancing Education Through Technology.” New York City Department of Education, 21st Century Learning Expo & Film Festival.

March 23-24, 2007: “Enhancing and Protecting Musical Identities.” College Music Society, Northeast Chapter Annual Conference. Rider University. Princeton, NJ.

February 19, 2007: Invited lecture. “What is Music?: Teaching Music Appreciation Through Action-and-Reflection.” Temple University, Department of Music Education. Philadelphia, PA.

January 14-16, 2007: “Enhancing and Protecting Musical Identities.” Policies and Practices: Rethinking Music Teacher Preparation in the 21st Century – A Symposium Honoring the Contributions of Charles Leonhard. Teachers College, Columbia University.

July 16-22, 2006: “Teaching Musical Interpretation: Applying Results from a Narrative-Biographical Study.” International Society of Music Education—World Conference. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

May 5-7, 2006: “On the Nature of Expressiveness in Musical Performance.” Conference of the Irish Society for Musicology. Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Ireland.

Feb. 20, 2006: Invited lecture & performance demonstration. College Music Educators
National Conference. Mason Gross School of Music, Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey. New Brunswick, NJ.

Oct. 19, 2005: Invited lecture. “On Music and Meaning.” Mason Gross School of Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey. New Brunswick, NJ.

Sept. 15, 2004: Invited lecture & performance. “Rethinking the Nature of ‘Playing’ Music.” Mason Gross School of Music, Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey. New Brunswick, NJ.

Jan. 22-26, 2004: Five invited lectures-performances. Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music. San Juan, PR.

Nov. 14, 2003: Invited lecture. “The Nature and Significance of Music: Performer’s View.” NYU Graduate Program in Music Education.

Dec. 2, 2002: Invited lecture-performance. “Extended Techniques and the Music of Katherine Hoover, Toru Takemitsu, and two commissioned works by Jong Suh Lee.” NYU Composers’ Forum Performance/Lecture.

March 3, 2002: NYU Collegium Performance/Lecture. “Rhetoric and the Solo Flute Sonata in A minor by C.P.E. Bach.”

Jan. 28, 2002: NYU Collegium Performance/Lecture. “Ornamentation and Improvisation in Marin-Marais Les Folies d’Espagne and Debussy’s Syrinx.”

NY State Professional Teacher Certifications

  • Music K-12
  • English Language Arts 7-12

Teaching Experience

2009-present: John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University
Associate Professor of Music Education & Coordinator of Undergraduate Music Education.
Courses taught:

  • Introduction to Music Education (Undergraduate)
  • Practicum for Music Education (Undergraduate)
  • Woodwind Techniques I single reeds: clarinet and saxophones (Undergraduate and Graduate)
  • Woodwind Techniques II flutes and double reeds (Undergraduate and Graduate)
  • Secondary Methods (Undergraduate)
  • Seminar in Music Education: Research (Graduate)
  • Critical Issues in Music Education (Graduate)
  • Chamber Music (Undergraduate and Graduate)
  • Private Flute Instruction (Graduate)
  • Student Teacher Supervision (elementary and secondary school placements in general, choral, and instrumental music education)
  • MA Thesis Supervision

2009: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Adjunct Faculty.
Course taught:

  • Doctoral Research in Music Education (Graduate)

2008: Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music, Adjunct Faculty
Course taught:

  • Foundations of Music Education (Graduate)

2000-2009: New York University, Adjunct Faculty
Courses taught:

  • 2008, Foundations of Music Education (Undergraduate)
  • 2004-present, Research Methods in Music and Music Education (Graduate)
  • 2004-2009, Instrumental Studies (Undergraduate and Graduate)
  • 2000-2003, Flute Instruction
  • 2000-2003, Chamber Music

2005-2009: Long Island City High School
Courses taught:

  • Music Appreciation
  • Instrumental Music/Band
  • English (AP Literature and Composition; Shakespeare and Music; Music and Literature; American Literature; 9th Grade Literacy; various levels of ESL)
  • Percussion Ensemble

2004: Academic/Community School of Music, Faculty, Instructor of Flute

2003: Great Neck Community School of Music, Faculty, Instructor of Flute

Administrative Experience

2009-present
Coordinator of Undergraduate Music Education, John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University.

  • Coordinate all music education student teaching placements (2 student- teaching blocks – elementary and secondary; fall and spring semester).
  • Coordinate all music education student fieldwork placements (fall and spring semesters).
  • Recruitment.
  • Liaison between John J. Cali School of Music and Montclair State University Center for Pedagogy.
  • Maintain relationships with network and non-network public schools in the area of Montclair State University for possible fieldwork/student teaching placements.
  • Supervise the hiring of Visiting Specialists and Adjuncts for all music education techniques courses (2 levels of woodwind techniques; 2 levels of brass techniques; 2 levels of string techniques; 1 level of percussion techniques). Chair the hiring committee, schedule and conduct interviews of these positions, and make recommendations to the Cali School Director for hire.
  • Monitor music education courses to assure alignment with NASM guidelines.
  • Determine faculty assignments in coordination with the Cali School Director, coordinate searches for additional history faculty when needed and coordinate regular faculty assessment procedures.

A Selected List of Performances

2017: MSU Flute Ensemble Pre-Concert Concert, John J. Cali School of Music, Kasser Theater Balcony

  • Flûtes en Vacances by Jacques Casterède
  • Sept Raga by Derek Charke

2017: Faculty Gala Concert, John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University, Leshowitz Theater

  • Syrinx by Claude Debussy

2017: George Segal Art Gallery West African Drumming and Dance Event, John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University, Leshowitz Theater and George Segal Art Gallery

  • Gahu – West African Drumming and Dance
  • Agbekor – West African Drumming and Dance
  • Kpanlogo – West African Drumming and Dance
  • Bamaaya – West African Drumming and Dance

2017: Wednesday @ 1: World Music Recital, John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University, Leshowitz Theater

  • Gahu – West African Drumming and Dance
  • Agbekor – West African Drumming and Dance
  • Kpanlogo – West African Drumming and Dance

2017: Artistic Alternatives Concert, John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University, Leshowitz Theater

  • Rondo for Two Flutes and Piano by Albert Franz Doppler

2016: Director’s Series Concert, John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University, Leshowitz Theater

  • The Tender Land by Aaron Copland

2016:  Faculty Recital, John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University, Leshowitz Theater

  • Three Romances Op. 94 by Robert Schumann
  • Sonata in A for flute and piano by César Franck

2014: Chamber Music Recital, Van Vlek House and Gardens, Montclair, NJ

  • Rigoletto Fantaisie for Two Flutes and Piano by Albert Franz Doppler

2013:  Chamber Music Night, John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University, Kasser Theater

  • Children of the Wind for Flute Quartet by Catherine McMichael

2013:  Flute Recital, John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University, Leshowitz Theater

  • Tambourin from Quatuor by Pierre Max Dubois

2013:  Flute Recital, John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University, Leshowitz Theater

  • Jour d’été à la montagne for Flute Quartetby Eugene Bozza

2013:  Faculty Concert, John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University, Leshowitz Theater

  • Sicilienne by Gabriel Faure

2013:  Flute Recital, John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University, Leshowitz Theater

  • Pastorale and Ronde from Jour d’éte a la montagne by Eugene Bozza for Flute Quartet
  • Fictions for four flutes by Mike Mower

2013:   Wednesday @ 1: Woodwind Chamber Concert, John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University, Leshowitz Theater

  • Fictions for four flutes by Mike Mower

2012:  Peak Performances, Kaleidoscope 2012, John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University, Kasser Theater

  • Ronde by Eugene Bozza for Flute Quartet

2012:  Faculty Concert, John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University

  • Three Romances Op. 94 by Robert Schumann

2012:    Mid-America Productions, Montclair State University Flute Studio Recital   Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

  • Fictions for four flutes by Mike Mower
  • La Milonga by Christopher Caliendo
  • Within by Ian Clark

2011: Peak Performances, Kaleidoscope 2011, John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University, Kasser Theater

  • Scherzo (from A Midsummer Night’s Dream) for Flute Quartet by Felix Mendelssohn (arr. Howard A. Cohen)

2010: Faculty Concert Series, John J. Cali School of Music, Kasser Theatre

  • Wind Quintet by John Harbison
  • Creation of the World by Darius Milhaud

2009: Faculty Concert, John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University Three Romances Op. 94 by Robert Schumann

2008: Chamber Music Concert, Saint John’s Church, New York City.
Music for Flute, Saxophone, and Piano

2004: The Composition Syndicate: An Evening of New Music, Tenri Cultural Institute of New York
Neo Arirang for solo flute by Jong Suh Lee

2004: Two Centuries of Music for Flute and Piano, Southampton Cultural Center

  • Sonata for flute and piano by Francis Poulenc
  • Suite Paysanne Hongroise by Bartok-Arma
  • Phantasiestücke by Robert Schumann
  • Sonata in A Major by Cesar Franck

2003: Solo Recital, Black Box Theater, New York City

  • Sonata in G major, op.9 No. 7 by Jean-Marie Leclair
  • Kokopeli by Katherine Hoover
  • Fantasie by Georges Hue
  • Allegro Rustico and Sounds of the Forest by Sofia Gubaidulina
  • Sonata in b minor, BWV 1030 by J.S. Bach

2003: Metro Flutes! Chamber Music Series, Good Shepherd Church, New York City

  • Jour d’Été à la Montange by Eugene Bozza
  • Sinfonica, Op. 12 by Anton Reicha
  • Pavane “Pour une Infante Defunte” by Maurice Ravel
  • Pastorale by Igor Stravinsky
  • Sarabande by Claude Debussy
  • Turkish March by W.A. Mozart

2002: Solo Recital, Black Box Theater, New York City

  • Sonata in g minor, BWV 1020 by J.S. Bach
  • Sonata No.1 in Bb, K.V. 10 by W.A. Mozart
  • Three Romances Op. 94 by Robert Schumann
  • Joueurs de Flute by Albert Roussel
  • Sonata in A major by Cesar Franck

2002: Solo Performance, NYU Composer’s Forum

  • Neo Arirang Variation for solo flute by Jong Suh Lee (World Premiere)
  • The Sunset of Spring for solo flute and tape by Jong Suh Lee (World Premiere)
  • Kokopeli by Katherine Hoover
  • Itinerant by Toru Takemitsu

2001: Solo Performance, Merkin Concert Hall, New York City. Syrinx by Claude Debussy

2001: Purchase Camerata, Recital Hall, Purchase Conservatory

  • Sonata in G Major, BWV 1039 for two flutes and continuo by J.S. Bach
  • Chaconne from “L’Impériale” (Les Nations) by François Couperin

2001: NYU Chamber Music Series, Black Box Theater, New York City

  • Trio in a minor for flute, oboe, and continuo by Georg Frederick Telemann
  • Trio, op. 78 Theme and Variations for flute, cello, and piano by J.N. Hummel
  • Trio for flute, cello, and piano by Bohuslav Martinu

2000: NYU Chamber Music Series, Frederick Loewe Theater, New York City Trio for flute, cello, and piano by Carl Maria von Weber

2000: Guest Artist Recital 20th Century Russian Repertoire, University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Fine Arts Recital Hall

  • Six Pieces for Flute and Piano by Fikret Amirov
  • Allegro Rustico and Sounds of the Forest by Sofia Gubaidulina
  • Sonata for Flute and Piano by Sergei Prokofiev

1998: Mozart Flute and Harp Concerto with San Francisco Mozartean Players Carnegie Hall, NY

1998: Chamber Music Concert, Recital Hall, Purchase Conservatory
La Cheminee du Roi Rene Suite for Woodwind Quintet by Darius Milhaud

1997: NYU Chamber Music Society, Merkin Concert Hall, New York City World Premiere, Divertimento for flute and piano by Cindy Hsu

1997: Chamber Music Series, Frederick Loewe Theater, New York City

  • Sonata for flute and piano by Bohuslav Martinu
  • Trio for flute, viola, and cello by Albert Roussel

1997: NYU Chamber Music Society, Merkin Concert Hall, New York City

  • Variations on a Swedish Folk Tune for flute and alto flute by Ingolf Dahl
  • Divertimento Op. 37 by Malcolm Arnold

1997: Hamptons Chamber Music Society Concert Series, Paumanok Woodwind Quintet

  • Wind Quintet in Ab, Op. 14 by Gustav Holst
  • Sonatina for flute and piano, Op. 137, No. 2 by Franz Schubert
  • Hungarian Dances of the 17th Century by Ferenc Farkas
  • Suite Op. 57 by Charles Lefebvre
  • Suite from “Terpsichore” by Michael Praetorius

1997: NYU Chamber Music Society, Frederick Loewe Theater, New York City

  • Sonate by Darius Milhaud
  • Concerto for piano, flute, oboe, clarinet, violin, and cello by Manuel de Falla
  • Russian Tales for 12 Soloists by Nikolai Sidelnikov

1996: Chamber Music Concert, Recital Hall, Purchase Conservatory

  • Quartet in C Major by Arthur Berger
  • “Youth” Sextet for Winds by Leos Janacek
  • Quintet for Winds, Op. 45 by Robert Muczynski
  • Septet for Winds by Paul Hindemith

1996: NYU Chamber Music Society, Merkin Concert Hall, New York City

  • Sonatine by Pierre Sancan
  • Sonate by Darius Milhaud

1995: Solo flute and harp recital, Presidential Suite, NYU

  • Sonate by Johann Baptist Krumpholz
  • Berceuse Op. 16 by Gabriel Faure
  • Entr’acte by Jacques Ibert
  • Sonate by Jean-Michel Damase
  • Fantaisie by Camille Saint-Saens

1996: Spring Bogen Chamber Music Festival, Performing Arts Center, Purchase Woodwind Quintet by Françaix

1995: NYU Chamber Music Society, Merkin Concert Hall, New York City Sonata for flute and piano by Bohuslav Martinu

Music Ensemble Experience: A Selected List

2004-2005: New Jersey Philharmonic, New Jersey Arts Center

2000: Purchase Camerata

2000-2003: Academic Symphony Orchestra, New Jersey Arts Center, Alice Tully Hall

1996-2006: Paumanok Wind Quintet, Founder

Master Classes with

  • Robert Dick, virtuoso flutist, composer, and innovator
  • Michel Debost, principal flute, Orchestre de Paris, Prof. Paris Conservatoire
  • Linda Chesis, Chair of Woodwinds, Manhattan School of Music
  • Micsha Amory, violist, Brentano String Quartet
  • Bracha Eden and Alexander Tamir, Israeli Piano Duo, Professors, Rubin Academy of Music

Private Flute Teachers

  • Prof. Keith Underwood, Mannes College of Music, NYU
  • Prof. Sandra Miller, period instrument performer, Mannes College of Music, New England Conservatory, Purchase College Conservatory
  • Prof. Gerardo Levy, flutist New York City Opera
  • Prof. Linda Chesis, Chair of Woodwinds Manhattan School of Music
  • Prof. Judith Mendenhall, flutist American Ballet Theater, Mannes College of Music
  • Janet Axelrod, freelance flutist, New York City

Chamber Music Coaches

  • Dr. Gregory Haimovsky, pianist, former Director of NYU Chamber Music Society, Prof. of Piano and Chamber Music NYU
  • Dr. Tara Helen O’Connor, flutist Cygnus Ensemble, Ensemble 21, Prof. Purchase College Conservatory
  • Prof. Donald MacCourt, bassoonist New York Woodwind Quintet, Juilliard

Professional Memberships

  • The MayDay Group
  • International Society of Music Education (ISME)
  • College Music Society (CMS)
  • National Association for Music Education (NAfME)
  • New Jersey Music Educators Association (NJMEA)
  • New York State Music Educators Association

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