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EDUCATION

 Ph.D.  Humanities/Musicology Florida State University, 1994. Dissertation title: “The Dialectical Structure of W. A. Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte: A Phenomenological Analysis” (directed by Eugene F. Kaelin)
 M.M. Performance Florida State University, 1982
 M.S.L.S. Library & Information Science University of Tennessee, 1977
 B.M. Music History University of Memphis, 1976, cum laude  
 B.M.E. Music Education

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EXPERIENCE

Dates Position Duties
1999- Director, DistanceLearn, Regents College Direct an online database project compiling information about courses available at a distance. Available to the public at <http://www.lifelonglearning.com>
1997-99 Instructor (Full-time), Music Division, and Department of Humanities, Arts, and Religion, Northern Arizona University. Courses taught: Humanities courses: Perceiving the Arts in Humanities (freshman level), Humanities in the Western World: Renaissance to the Twentieth Century (sophomore level); Contemporary Arts & Culture (junior level); Music courses: Music in America (junior level), Symphonic Music Literature (junior level). All full-time courses web enhanced. The American music course taught on cable and webstreamed.
1997 Associate Faculty, Fine Arts Department, Coconino Community College (Flagstaff, AZ). Course taught: Music in America (sophomore level).
1996-97 Part-Time Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities, Arts, and Religion, Northern Arizona University. Courses taught: Contemporary Arts and Culture (junior level, incorporating e-mail and the Internet), Humanities in the Western World: Renaissance to the Twentieth Century (sophomore level, both web enhanced and web delivered).
1994-95 Assistant Professor (Academic Administrator/Manuscript & Final Term Clearance Advisor), Office of Graduate Studies, Florida State University. Supervised formatting of theses and dissertations; advised graduating masters’ and doctoral students, developed and taught series of workshops on manuscript preparation (covering topics including formatting, copyright, and ethical issues); supervised development and teaching of seminars, Internet-Based Research Techniques; helped to interpret graduate policies across campus.
1994 Adjunct Instructor (Humanities), Study Abroad Program (London Centre), Florida State University. Course taught: Humanistic Perspectives on the Arts (sophomore level).
1991-92 Assistant Professor of Humanities, Alabama State University. Courses taught: West Africa through the Renaissance and Baroque through the Twentieth Century (freshman level); served on committee to implement and teach CAI software; helped develop grant proposal to NEH/NSF.
1990 Dissertation Fellow, Florida State University.
Center for Professional Development, Florida State University. Course taught: Approaches to Alfred Hitchcock (continuing education).
1986-89 Teaching Assistant, Humanities, Florida State University. Courses taught: Humanities: Homer to the Renaissance and Renaissance to the Twentieth Century (sophomore level), and Humanities: Film and Twentieth-Century Culture (junior level).
1986-88 Research Assistant, Women’s Studies Program, Florida State University. Music specialist on committee cooperatively planning and team teaching Women in Western Culture (junior level).
1977-85 Head, Music Library, Rice University (1983-85); Associate University Librarian, Florida State University (1981-83); Graduate Assistant, Music Library, Florida State University (1980-81); Librarian I (Music Specialist), Memphis/Shelby County Public Library and Information Center (1977-80).

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ACADEMIC/UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  1998-2000 President, Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations
Steering Committee, “Toronto 2000: Musical Intersections,” a multi-organization conference, Toronto, November, 2000.
1998 Conference Organizer, “Dramaturgy On Stage/In Theory,” the Second International Conference of the Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations
1997 Election committee for H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online, co-tabulating election results online, 21-23 April.
1996-98 Vice-President, Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relationships.
1996 Program Coordinator for LYRICA '96 (Tallahassee, FL, 25-27 January)
1993- Administrator, LYRICA Network (http://h-net.msu.edu/~mustxt/lyrica).
1993 Program Committee, “Operatic Transformations: The First International LYRICA Conference,” New Haven, 4-6 November. Held in conjunction with the premiere of Frank Lewin's Burning Bright.
1992 Session organizer (“When Opera Becomes Film, It…”) at the 1992 Annual Convention of the Modern Language Association, New York
1989-94 Associate Editor, Ars Lyrica, Journal of the Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations
1986-91 Women’s Studies Advisory Committee, Florida State University
1985 Program co-chair for the Texas chapter meeting of the Music Library Association

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TECHNOLOGICAL AND
DISTANCE EDUCATION EXPERIENCE

1998 Designed web site for the Second International Meeting of the Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations.
1997-98 Designer-manager, Department of Humanities, Arts, and Religion Web Site, Northern Arizona University.
1997 Served as on-line tabulator for H-Net (Humanities and Social Sciences On-Line) elections.
“A Return to Rousseau: Discovery Learning on the Internet.” A roundtable on Web-based education. Instructional Innovation Fair, Northern Arizona University, 1 October.
Panelist, “Teaching Locally and Globally,” a televised discussion on Distance Learning in the Arts and Sciences. Broadcast by Northern Arizona University TV services, 11 April.
1996-98     Developed web-enhanced and web-based courses for classes taught for departments of humanities and music at Northern Arizona University. Included presentations using Power Point and HotMetal Pro.
Offered the first course at Northern Arizona University taught entirely on the web (Humanities, Summer 1997).
Taught a televised and web-streamed course in Music (Fall, 1998).
1996 Presented a paper on teaching web-based research techniques at the American Historical Association.
1994-95 Developed and supervised the delivery of a series of seminars on web-based research techniques and Internet applications at Florida State University for faculty and graduate students. Participated in hiring of graduate assistants to teach the seminars.
1993 Established gopher site for the Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations. Redesigned as a web site in 1995.
1991-92 Developed modules using an interactive software package (Quest) for humanities courses at Alabama State University.
Served on the committee charged with helping ASU faculty from a variety of disciplines learn and apply software.
1983-85 Developed databases using a Philips microcomputer for use in the Music Library at Rice University.
1980-83 Developed modules introducing library research techniques using the interactive Tutor language at Florida State University’s Strozier Library.
1977 Developed database for research project producing a union list of music periodicals held in public, university, and research libraries in Tennessee.

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PUBLICATIONS

In Print
1999 Editor, Texts on Texts and Textuality: A Philosophy of Literature as Fine Art, by E. F. Kaelin. Value Inquiry Book Series, no. 79. Amsterdam: Editions Rodopi, 1999.
1998 “When 1 + 1=1: An Interartistic Aesthetic for Opera.” The Journal of Aesthetic Education 32, no. 1 (Spring 1998): 49-58.
1987-88 “Un mundo ilustrado sobre las tablas en La flauta mágica de W. A. Mozart (An Enlightened World on the Stage of W. A. Mozart's The Magic Flute).” Angélica: Revista de Literatura 8 (1987–88): 213–43.
1995 “Opera as Heard: A Libretto Edition for Phenomenological Study.” Text: Transactions of the Society for Textual Studies 8 (1995): 185-215.
1993 Review of Joseph Coroniti's Poetry as Text in Twentieth-Century Vocal Music: From Stravinsky to Reich (Edwin Mellen, 1992) in Scholarly Research and Review (1993): 25-28.
1980 “Gus Cannon's Memphis: Medicine Shows, Jug Bands, and the Beale Street Boys,” Beale Street Developments: A Guide to What’s Up Down on Beale Street 1, no. 1 (1980): 8-9.
Books
2000 W. A. Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte: An Opera-As-Heard Libretto Edition with Concordance, and From the Parts to the Whole: A Phenomenological Interpretation of W. A. Mozart's Die Zauberflöte (Forthcoming, University Press of the South)
1999 Editor, Texts on Texts and Textuality: A Phenomenology for Literary Art, by E. F. Kalein. Value Inquiry Book Series, no. 79. Amsterdam: Editions Rodopi.
in progress Echoes and Afterimages: A Cultural History of W. A. Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte
 Essays and Reference Materials  
 1985 “Margery A. Halford Endowed Fund Established for Music Collection [at Rice University],” The Flyleaf 35, no. 3 (Spring 1985): 2-4.
 1983 “Recent Literature about Paul Tillich: An Indexed Bibliography.” Commissioned by the North American Paul Tillich Society. Houston: Rice University, 1983.
 1979 “Black Memphis Musicians: A Discography/Bibliography.” Prepared for the celebration of Black History Month, 1979. Memphis: Memphis/Shelby Co. Public Library and Information Center, 1979.
 1977-80 “Origins of the Opera.” Essays on the literary sources of such operas as Carmen, Aïda, Un Ballo in Maschera, and Madama Butterfly in annual program guides for on-tour performances by the Metropolitan Opera. Memphis: Memphis/Shelby County Public Library, 1977–80.
 1977 “Music Periodicals in Tennessee: A Union List of Music Periodicals Held in Tennessee College/University, Public, and Music Research Libraries.” Knoxville: University of Tennessee, 1977.
 In Submission and Preparation  
 “A Peircean Aesthetic for Honegger’s Pacific 231 by Jean Mitry” 
 “Racial Overtones in Show Boat: From Page to Stage to Screen”
 “The Significance of Post-Aesthetic Analysis: W. A. Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte by Ingmar Bergman”  
 Echoes and Afterimages: A Culturo-Artistic History of W. A. Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte  

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PRESENTATIONS

Date Title Organization/Function
1999 “Signs and Re-signs: Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte in Translation” National Convention of the Modern Language Association (Chicago), 27 December.
“Mirrored Worlds: W. A. Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte by Ingmar Bergman” International Society for Phenomenology, Aesthetics, and the Fine Arts, Harvard U, 17 April.
1997 “On Lives and Loves: A Metarhythmic Analysis of Robert Schumann’s Cycle” National Convention of the Modern Language Association (Toronto), 30 December.
“Experiencing the Unfolding Enlightenment in W. A. Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte International Society for Phenomenology, Aesthetics, and the Fine Arts, Harvard U, 18 April.
1996 “A Seminar Approach to Internet-Based Research” American Historical Association, Atlanta, 6 January.
1995 “Afterimages of Mozart’s Magic Flute Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Mobile, 16 February
1994 “An Enlightened World on the Stage of W. A. Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte Invited lecture given to the Department of German, University of Barcelona, November 23.
“When 1 + 1=1: Towards a Phenomenological Description of Die Zauberflöte Modern Language Association, San Diego, December 28.
1992 Femme Fatale or Cultural Iconoclast: Carmen in the Eyes of Her Beholders” Florida State University Conference on Literature and Film, February 1.
1991 “Racial Overtones in Show Boat: From Page to Stage to Screen” Florida State University Conference on Literature and Film, February 2.
“The ‘Phenomenological Phlute’, or, What in the World is Phenomenology and What’s so Phenomenological about The Magic Flute?” Colloquium of the Florida State University Dissertation Fellows, April 13.
“Is It Scholarly Yet? The Opera Libretto as a Scholarly Edition” Modern Language Association, San Francisco, December 28.
1990 “Mozart Biography in Germany after World War II: Biographies by Wolfgang Hildesheimer and Klaus Kirschner” Florida State University Conference on Literature and Film, February 2.
“An Empowering Reading of Die Zauberflöte: Pamina’s Existential Heroics” Florida State University Women's Studies Colloquium Series, September 13.
1984 “Bibliographic Instruction in the Music Library” Texas Chapter Meeting of the Music Library Association, October 19-20, Denton, Texas.
1983 “Music Research in General Sources” Southeast Chapter Meeting of the Music Library Association, November 11-12, Deland, Florida.

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HONORS AND AWARDS

Accepted for inclusion in Who’s Who in America (2000)
Who’s Who in the West (1998) Phi Eta Sigma (Honorary, 1992)
Florida State University Dissertation Fellowship (1990-91) Pi Kappa Lambda (1982)
Beethoven Club Young Artists Award (1980, Memphis)
U of Memphis Band and Opera Orchestra Scholarships (1971-74)

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MEMBERSHIPS

American Musicological Society American Society for Aesthetics
British Society of Aesthetics College Music Society
International Society for Phenomenology, Aesthetics, and the Fine Arts
Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations

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PERFORMANCES

DATE PROGRAM
1995 Recital Clarinetist, La cámara transatlántica (Spain, November 5, 9, & 11)
1985 Clarinetist, Campanile Orchestra, Rice U
1981 Clarinetist, L’Histoire du Soldat (Ballet South, Memphis)
1980-81 Co-principal clarinetist, Florida State University Symphony
1980 Winner and reviewed recitalist for the Beethoven Club Young Artists Competition (Memphis)
1978-79 Principal clarinetist and soloist, Germantown Symphony Orchestra
1977-78 Principal clarinetist, Shelby State Community Orchestra and Co-principal of the Germantown Symphony Orchestra (1977-78)

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ACADEMIC SERVICE

1998-2000 President, Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations
Steering Committee, “Toronto 2000: Musical Intersections,” a multi-organization conference, Toronto, November, 2000.
 1998 Session organizer (“Opera on/as Film, Film on/as Opera”) at the 1999 Annual Convention of the Modern Language Association, San Francisco
Conference Organizer, “Dramaturgy On Stage/In Theory,” the Second International Conference of the Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations
1996-98 Vice-President, Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relationships.
1996 Program Coordinator for “Lyrica ’96,” a conference held in conjunction with the 1996 FSU Conference on Literature and Film (Tallahassee, FL, 25-27 January)
1993 Program Committee, “Operatic Transformations: The First International LYRICA Conference,” New Haven, 4-6 November. Held in conjunction with the premiere of Frank Lewin's Burning Bright.
1992 Session organizer (“When Opera Becomes Film, It…”) at the 1992 Annual Convention of the Modern Language Association, New York
1989-94 Associate Editor, Ars Lyrica, Journal of the Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations
1986-91 Women's Studies Advisory Committee, Florida State University
1985 Program co-chair for the Texas chapter meeting of the Music Library Association

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COMMUNITY SERVICE

1997-99 Volunteer Instructor of Taoist Tai Chi for the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the U.S. (a non-profit, charitable organization) in Flagstaff, AZ
1997-98 Clarinetist, Flagstaff City Band (1997-98) and Flagstaff Lite Opera Company (1997)
1994-95 Volunteer Instructor, Tallahassee Free-Net (introductory classes on accessing the Internet via a local, non-profit node)
1993-96 Volunteer Instructor of Taoist Tai Chi for the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the U.S. (a non-profit, charitable organization) in Tallahassee, FL and Montgomery, AL
1993-94 Founding Board of Directors of the Taoist Tai Chi Society of Alabama