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Courses taught at Union College, Schenectady, NY,
1994-present:

AMU 50 The Language of Music
AMU 100 Elements of Music Theory
AMU 101 Music Theory I
AMU 130 American Music
AMU 131 Music of Black America
AMU 132 The History of Jazz
AMU 133 Music of Latin America
AMU 134 Music and Culture of Africa
AMU 200 Music Theory II
AMU 215 Music in the Twentieth Century
AMU 232 Jazz Workshop
AMU 301 Special Topics: Vocal Arranging
AMU 306 The Evolution of Popular Song

FP 100 Freshman Preceptorial
FP 100H-101H Honors Freshman Preceptorial
SCH 150 Scholars Research Seminar

supervise independent study and senior projects

conduct Union College Jazz Ensemble
guest conduct Union College Orchestra
guest conduct Union College Camerata Singers

give private lessons in trumpet, jazz trumpet, and jazz piano

Courses taught to senior citizens in the
Union College Academy of Lifelong Learning:

five lectures in “A History of Jazz”
one lecture in “Music and Imagination"
coordinate and teach one lecture in “Africa”

granted tenure January 2003

served as Chair of Music Department, 2003-2009

served as Director of Africana Studies program, 2006-2010



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