My work in Music Education has been designing and facilitating learning spaces that embrace the integration of new technologies and resources, as well as leverage a multi-disciplinary approach to enhance students learning experience in music. Outside of teaching diverse student populations at both universities and K—12 institutions, I am well-versed in administering and directing activities that have led to performances and ensembles earning accolades from prestigious organizations and associations.
Currently, I am doctoral student in Music Education at Boston University and an Instructor at the California State University, East Bay in the Department of Music. I also serve on the Executive Board as Vice-President of the California Music Educators Association (CMEA).
A core tenet of my teaching philosophy, as well as the conceptual framework for my dissertation, is facilitating open and collaborative learning spaces that provides students the capacity to make choices integrated in an environment that encourages agency in their learning. Students are asked to engage reflexively, creatively, and consider the dynamic relationship with technology, practice, and the impact they will make in the field of music education.