4457 9th Ave NE, Rio Rancho NM, 87124
Instruments:Composition, Theory

Styles:Classical, Jazz
Levels:Intermediate, Advanced
Experience:47 years
Rate:$40 / hr

Personal Statement

Professor and composer in residence at the University of New Mexico for 37 yrs. I have taught from Junior High School to University level. As a teacher, my objective was to help the student find their own “Special Voice” as a musiciancomposer.

Catalog of Compositions,ranging from solo pieces to orchestral. Works performed nationally and internationally by groups such as:

New Mexico Symphony
Southwest Jazz Orchestra
National Chamber Orchestra
Prague Symphony Orchestra
Santa Fe Pro Musica

Education / Training

B.A Sacramento State College
M.M. University of Oregon
D.M.A. Eastman School of Music

Studied Composition with:

Normand Lockwood – University of Oregon
Wolfgang Fortner – Tanglewood
Howard Hansen – Eastman School of Music
Bernard Rogers – Eastman School of Music
John La Montaine – Eastman School of Music
Wayne Barlow – Eastman School of Music

William Wood, Music Teacher – Rio Rancho – NEW MEXICO