Public Presentations, Publication and Panel Adjudication:
November 13, 2023, University of Central Florida, guest composer.
November 10, 2023, East Carolina University, guest composer.
October 17, 2023, University of Tennessee – Knoxville, guest composer.
October 16, 2023, Tennessee Tech University, guest composer.
October 13, 2023, University of North Carolina – Greensboro, guest composer.
September 24-October 29, 2023, Hypercube Composition Lab, Lecture (October 1), Faculty Composer, virtual.
September 5, 2023, Open studio at Moulin a Nef: Gibson’s process in Escher Keys and new opera, The Devil’s Dream, Cebo 17, esplanade du Port, Auvillar, France.
2023-2025, Faculty mentor for Preparing Future Faculty Program, Anna DiMaggio, University of Missouri-Kansas City (Graduate Certificate in College Teaching Certificate).
June 12-21, 2023, Mostly Modern, faculty composer, Saratoga Springs, NY.
June 21, 2023, University of Toronto, External Appraiser for Constantine Caravassilis, doctoral exam.
June 4-10, 2023, CPI Composition Intensive, director and faculty, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA.
May, 2023, Green Mountain Chamber Music Call for Scores, adjudicator, Colchester, VT.
October 25, 2022, guest for Dr. Michael Gurt’s LSU “Women in Music” class
October 21, 2022, selected presenter for Teaching Composition: A Symposium on Composition Pedagogy for “Teaching to Creativity,” University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC).
September 27, 2022, Guest Artist, University of Oklahoma.
August 12, 2022, NAfME composition adjudication.
July 29, 2022, WMTA adjudicator for composition (Wisconsin).
June 30, 2022, IRI adjudicator for LSU Inclusive Repertoire Initiative.
April 1, 2022, Adjudicator for Vermillion Duet Call for Scores.
March 29, 2022, “Composer to Conducting Students,” LSU graduate orchestra and band conducting students, Baton Rouge, LA.
March 25, 2022, Guest Artist for Composer Forum, UNC-Greensboro, Greensboro, NC.
October 22-23, 2021, Guest Artist for Wisconsin Music Teacher’s Association annual conference, Pewaukee, WI.
October 22, 2021, Guest Composer for University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI.
September 30, 2021, National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Council for Music Composition, “Creator’s Corner” town hall panel presentation with other elected council members, virtual.
September 23, 2021, LMTA adjudicator for state-wide competition adjudication.
September 9, 2021, Center for Collaborative Knowledge, LSU Honor’s College.
August 21, 2021, LSU Freshman Music Boot Camp.
August 3, 3021, elected Southern Representative for NAfME Composition Council.
June 24, 2021, elected board member for New Music on the Bayou.
June 17, 2021, IRI adjudicator for LSU Inclusive Repertoire Initiative.
April 25, 2021, SCI Student Chapter, Approaching adjudications, competitions and jobs, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA.
February 12, 2021, CV Workshop with Inessa Bazayev, LSU Graduate Student Forum, Baton Rouge, LA.
November 2, 2020, Guest Composer with Darrel Hale, University of Miami, Frost School of Music, Miami, FL (zoom).
October 30, 2020, Guest Composer, Kansas University, Lawrence, KS (zoom).
October 23-24, 2020, Guest Artist for Wisconsin Music Teacher’s Association annual conference, Pewaukee, WI. Postponed due to COVID-19. Rescheduled for October 22-23, 2021.
September 29, 2020, Guest Composer, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX (Zoom).
June 21-July 4, 2020 International Gugak Workshop, invited, fully funded Seoul, KOREA. Postponed due to COVID-19.
March 10, 2020, LSU Honors College, Words and Music with Megan Ihnen and Darrel Hale, Jeff Perry.
March 4, 2020, LSU Artist in Society class with Matthew Vangel and Yung-Chiao-Wei, Dean Todd Queen.
November 5, 2019, Dance & Composition, LSU Dance.
October 26, 2019, Chicago Composer’s Orchestra, pre-concert talk about Secret Sky, Chicago, IL.
September 19, 2019, Southeastern Louisiana University, Recital Hour, Hammond, LA.
June 19, 2019, NAfME (National Association for Music Education, Student Composition Adjudications), NAfME Council of Music Composition.
June 15, 2019, Poetry, Composition and Collaboration, Blurring Genre Lines, Nief-Norf Festival, Knoxville, Tennessee.
June 6, 2019, E: series, New Music on the Bayou, Monroe, Louisiana.
June 6, 2019, Black Bayou Composition Competition Adjudicator for New Music on the Bayou.
March 25, 2019, Composition Contest, Davidson High School, Mobile, Alabama.
March 5, 2019, Song Collaboration Consortia, Haymon Art Song Project with Loraine Sims, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA.
October 24, 2018, LSU Honors College, guest lecture for HNRS Art and Music, My Process of Composing, Baton Rouge, LA.
March 21, 2018, WMU Large Ensemble Composition Competition, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
March 15, 2018, Composition Contest Davidson High School, Mobile, Alabama.
July 31, 2017, IAWM Competition judge for Ruth Anderson Prize, Christine Clark Theodore Front Prize, Miriam Gideon Prize, Libby Larsen Prize, Pauline Oliveros New Genre Prize, PastyLu Prize and Judith Zaimont Prize.
April 14, 2017, University of Michigan Composition Forum, Ann Arbor, MI.
March 3-5, 2017, The Music by Women Festival, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS with Holly Roadfeldt (Preludes I-VI).
November 18, 2016, University of Kansas, Composition Forum, Lawrence, KS.
October 21, 2016, Western Michigan University Composition Forum, Kalamazoo, MI.
September 2, 2016, 3rd Annual connection with Conservatory at the Nelson in collaboration with Andrew Granade, Stephanie Knappe, Jan Schall, Aurelien Boccard, UMKC student dancers (under the direction of Gary Abbott) and Sarah Beth Mundy, Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO.
June, 2016, External Examiner for the Graduate School of the Chinese University of Hong Kong M.Mus candidate.
February, 2016, COMP Composition Competition, University of MO Columbia, Selection Committee.
December 16, 2015, 2016 Fisk Award for Chamber Music, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
November 16, 2015, 2015 Great Plains Conference Composition Chair, College Music Society.
September 4, 2015, 2nd Annual Convergence in collaboration with Gary Abbott, Brett Reif and Sarah Tyrrell, Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO.
June 19, 2015, New Music USA Final Panelist.
October 31 2014, National Conference for the College Music Society, group panel “Confluences: Integrating Music into an Interdisciplinary General Education Curriculum,” and poster session “MUSE: A Collaborative Approach to an Interdisciplinary Freshman Experience Course.”
October 15, 2014, MTNA Composition Competition – California, adjudicator.
October 1, 2014, 2015 Sinquefield Coposition Competition adjudicator, Mizzou New Music Initiative.
August 28, 2014, 1st Annual Freshman Convergence featuring faculty from KCAI and the UMKC Conservatory in collaboration with Sarah Tyrrell, Brett Reif and Zach Shemon, Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO.
February, 2014, COMP Composition Competition, University of MO Columbia, Selection Committee.
March 27, 2013, Bennington College, faculty guest with Michael Hall, Bennington, VT.
March 26, 2013, Ithaca College, faculty guest with Michael Hall, Ithaca, NY.
March 22, 2013, University of Virginia, faculty guest with Michael Hall, Charlottesville, Virginia.
September 24, 2012, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, faculty guest, Whitewater, Wisconsin.
September 19, 2012, 2013 Sinquefield Coposition Competition adjudicator, Mizzou New Music Initiative.
February 20, 2012, “John Adams’ Nixon in China,” with Stephanie Meyer, Kansas City Lyric Opera Guild, Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City, MO.
February 9, 2012, Composition Pedagogy seminar, guest with Chen Yi, UMKC, Kansas City, MO.
February, 2012, COMP Composition Competition, University of MO Columbia, Selection Committee.
October 11, 2011, “Creativity and Collaboration,” with Brett Reif (visual artist) and performance of CANOPY by Michael Hall, Chicago Academy of the Arts, Chicago, IL.
October 10, 2011, “Creativity and Collaboration,” with performance of CANOPY by Michael Hall, VanderCook School of Music, Chicago, IL.
July 20, 2011, Thailand International Composition Festival Ruam Samai Award judging panel, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
July 18, 2011, “Creativity and Collaboration” panel with Kee Yong Chong, Koji Nakano Thailand International Composition Festival, Payap University, Chiang Mai, THAILAND (funded by UMKC Conservatory Dean’s Office).
June 22, 2011, “Collaborations Lost and Found,” UMKC Composition Workshop, KC, MO.
June 20, 2011, “Collaborative Processes,” Chair session IV: Song, Stage and Screen Musicology Conference, UMKC.
April 29, 2011, “Inspirations: Paine’s Ferment in CANOPY,” Opening remarks, Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, KC, MO.
April 26, 2011, ArtSounds, Vinvettes, Lost and Found, [A Bricoloage], featuring students from Creative Collaborations, La Esquina, KC, MO.
June 21, 2010, “Collaborations Lost and Found,” UMKC Composition Workshop, KC, MO.
April 13, 2010, ArtSounds, featuring students from Creative Collaborations, KC, MO.
January 27, 2010, “Music and Art: Time and Space, the New York School,” Kansas City Art Institute, KC, MO.
July 22-26, 2009, “Collaborations: Lost and Found,” Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
June 2009, SCI CD Series, National Selection Committee.
April 14, 2009, ArtSounds with Brian Collier, Kansas City Art Institute, KC, MO.
March 2009, 2010, COMP Composition Competition, University of MO Columbia, Selection Committee.
November 27, 2008, “Recent Work,” lecture for faculty/students Norwegian University for Science and Technology, Conservatory of Music, Trondheim, Norway.
February 16, 2009, “Overtones with Sonict,” Kansas City Art Institute, KC, MO.
November 17, 2008, “Overtones with Pangea Piano Project,” Kansas City Art Institute, KC, MO.
March 11, 2008, “Stop: Flow,” ArtSounds with Barry Anderson and Barry Moon, Kansas City Art Institute, KC, MO.
February 18, 2008, “Overtones with newEar (II)” Kansas City Art Institute, KC, MO.
February 6, 2008, “Creative Capitol,” Charlotte Street Foundation, panelist, Kansas City, MO.
December 1, 2007, “Painting with the Piano,” a lecture recital, Mara Gibson, UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance, KC, MO.
November 12, 2007, “Overtones with newEar (I)” Kansas City Art Institute, KC, MO.
November 13, 2007, “COcodeDE,” ArtSounds with Jerry Cannon and Brett Reif, Kansas City Art Institute, KC, MO.
November 29, 2006, “Pre-concert Talk with Ole Jørgen Melhaus,”Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, KC, MO.
November 27, 2006, “Music Connections with Ole Jørgen Melhus,” Kansas City Art Institute, KC, MO.
November 14, 2006 ,“Point Counterpoint,” ArtSounds with Julia Cole, Kansas City Art Institute, KC, MO.
September 15, 2006, “Composer Talk-Back,” Pre-concert talk with newEar composers, KC, MO.
March 15, 2006, “Music Connections with newEar,” Kansas City Art Institute, KC, MO.
October 16, 2004, “Pre-concert Talk with Bugallo/Williams Piano Duo,” Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, KC, MO.
March 4, 11, 18, 25, 2004, “Music and Art,” Kansas City Art Institute, Continuing Education Lecture Series.
February 3, March 2, April 6, 2004, “The History of the Fugue; Making Correlations between Music and Design,” Kansas City Art Institute, visiting artist for semester in School of Foundations, KC, MO.
November 4, 2003, “Elements of Music,” Kansas City Art Institute, Department of Foundations, KC, MO.
March 6, 2003, “My Process of Composing,” Kansas City Art Institute, Photo New Media, KC, MO.
February 4 and 5, 2003, “Brass Bands, Jazz Funerals, and Contemporary Music in New Orleans,” Tulane University, plenary meeting (TIDES), New Orleans, LA.
March 18, 2002, “Writing for Percussion,” Loyola University, Composition Seminar, New Orleans, LA.
April 11, 2001, “Pre-performance lecture for 5 Piano Etudes,” Wednesday Morning Musicale, Buffalo, NY.
March 2, 2001, “Trends in Twentieth Century Music,” Canisius College, History of Modern Art, Buffalo, NY.
February 6, 2001,“Five Collaborative Sketches,” Canisius College, Fine Arts Week, Buffalo, NY.
November 4, 1999, “My Path as a Composer,” SUNY Buffalo, “Women in Music” class, Buffalo, NY.
December 13, 1999, “Meeting a Real-Life Composer,” Schumman Elementary, Buffalo, NY.
November 16, 1996, “Music after Bennington,” Bennington College, Discussion Panelist, Bennington, VT.