Speaking & Teaching

Entrepreneurial Mindset

I am available for speaking engagements for large groups, or individual coaching sessions–in person, or via Skype.

I speak on the Entrepreneurial Mindset – preparing music students to think creatively about their future work and careers. Working in the arts is a rich and fulfilling lifestyle that is widely left undiscussed by educational institutions. It is my life’s work to provide a starting point for opening one’s mind to soft skills and practical tools to prepare students for successful, fulfilling lives in the arts.

Recently, I have presented to the music students at Grand Valley State University¬†about Music Entrepreneurship, the ACDA students at Western Michigan University’s School of Music¬†regarding working in nonprofit arts orgs, and I will be featured on the Portfolio Composer podcast talking about my other passion – Livestreaming.

Send me an email if you’d like me to visit your school, or speak to your class!




Composition Lessons

As a creative, I specialize in music composition of all kinds. My appointment at Kalamazoo College has allowed me to teach composition students of all kinds – contemporary classical, film score, songwriting, music production, and theater. This has given me years of practice in coaching students to develop and expand their access to their creative minds.

I am available for Skype lessons . Let’s get your creative energy working for you when you want it to!

Send me an email!