Formal Studies

  • Ph.D. Music (Music Theory), University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • M.Ed. Curriculum Studies, Mount Saint Vincent University
  • M.Mus. Music Theory, Frost School of Music, University of Miami
  • M.Mus. Trombone Performance, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Music
  • B.Mus. Trombone Performance, Dalhousie University

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)/ University System of Georgia (USG) accreditation criteria for teaching disciplines:

  • Music Theory: 70+ graduate hours
  • Trombone: 50+ graduate hours
  • Education and Pedagogy: 40+ graduate hours
  • Music History (including music research methodologies): 30+ graduate hours

Canadian Armed Forces Qualifications (Reserve Force)

  • Band Administration (Master Warrant Officer)
  • Trombone (Warrant Officer)
  • Primary Leadership Qualification (Army)
  • Euphonium (Corporal)