International Society for Improvised Music (ISIM)

Friday, July 10, 2015
Chateau d'Oex, Switzerland

Panelist: My presentation will address narrative structure in jazz improvisations, the use of irony in music, notions of race in jazz, and attitudes toward the body.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Performance: A performance of Lynn Baker's septet arrangement of Aaron Copland's Billy the Kid Suite.

Chrysalis Institute

Thursday, September 10, 2015
Richmond, VA

Panelist: "Art as a Language" - a discussion of the use of "translation" in the creative process.

International Conference of Fine Arts Deans (ICFAD)

Thursday-Saturday, October 22-24, 2015
Atlanta, GA

Facilitator: I will lead a discussion for arts administrators on cultivating community in the arts department/school.