Indiana University Jacobs School of Music- Bloomington, IN

            Doctor of Music- Voice performance                                                         August 2016 - present

                        Teachers: Dr. Brian Horne

                        Projected Graduation date: May 2020

            Master of Music- Voice performance                                                         August 2013 - May 2016

                        Teachers: Dr. Brian Horne

                                        Dr. Robert Harrison

Morehouse College- Atlanta, GA

            Bachelor of Arts- Voice performance                                                         August 2008 - December 2012

                        Teachers: Dr. Uzee Brown, Jr.



Teaching Experience

Assistant Instructor- Indiana University, African-American Arts Institute

            Vocal coach for the African-American Choral Ensemble                             August 2017 - present

Private Voice Studio

-          Jessica Ballard                                                                             May 2013 – May 2017

-          Max Mulpagano

-          Robert Widlowski

-          Jessica Christian

-          Skyler Jackson

-          Kierra Joiner

-          Taylor Russell

-          Kanesia Crumbley

Masterclass Clinician

            Savannah Arts Academy Concert Choir                                                             March 2011




Vocal Ensembles

            African-American Choral Ensemble- Indiana University                         May 2016 – present

            Opera chorus- Indiana University                                        January 2014 – November 2016

            University Chorale- Indiana University                                 August 2013 – December 2013

            Degree Recital Choir                                                                   April 2010 - October 2016

-          Matt Recio

-          Juan Carlos Zamudio

-          Aaron Paige

-          Tyrone Clinton

Atlanta Opera Chorus- Atlanta, GA                                                 July 2012 – April 2013

            Atlanta Singers- Atlanta, GA                                                       January 2010 – May 2013

            First Presbyterian Church Sanctuary Choir- Atlanta, GA           October 2011 – May 2013

            Friendship Baptist Church Choir- Atlanta, GA                          October 2009 – May 2013

            Morehouse College Quartet- Morehouse College                             July 2010 – May 2012

            Morehouse College Glee Club- Morehouse College                    August 2008 – May 2012


            Tenor Soloist, Handle’s Messiah- Chicago, IL                                            December 2016

            Tenor Soloist, Morehouse College Commencement- Atlanta, GA                       May 2012

            Tenor Soloist, Premiere of “The Creation”- Savannah, GA                              March 2011

            Tenor Soloist, Schubert’s Mass in G- Atlanta, GA                                               May 2008

            Tenor Soloist, Mozart’s Requiem- Atlanta, GA                                                    May 2006


            Goro, Madama Butterfly- Utah Festival Opera                                                               2017

            Peter, In Memorium- New Voices Opera                                                                       2017

            Goro, Madama Butterfly- Indiana University                                                                 2016

            Mingo, Pogy & Bess- Utah Festival Opera                                                                     2016

            Don Ottavio, Don Giovanni- Indiana University Opera Workshop                               2016

            El Remendado, Carmen- Indiana University                                                                  2016

            Chorus, Die Fledermaus- Indiana University                                                                  2015

            Chorus, Acis and Galetea- Indiana University                                                                 2015

            Chorus, The Magic Flute- Indiana University                                                                 2015

            Scientist, The Last Savage- Indiana University                                                                2014

            Parpignol, La Boheme- Indiana University                                                                     2014

            Bob Boles, Peter Grimes- Indiana University Opera Workshop                                      2014

            Chorus, Italian Girl in Algiers- Indiana University                                                          2014

            Chorus, Porgy & Bess- The Princeton Festival                                                                2014

            Chorus, Italian Girl in Algiers- Atlanta Opera                                                                 2013          

            Chorus, La Traviata- Atlanta Opera                                                                                2013

            Chorus, Carmen- Atlanta Opera                                                                                     2012

            Chorus, The Three Hermits- First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta                                 2009

Musical Theater

            Ensemble, The Hunchback of Notre Dame- Utah Festival Opera                                 2017                                 Ensemble, The Pirates of Penzance- Utah Festival Opera                                              2017                                 Ensemble, Showboat- Utah Festival Opera                                                                    2016                                 Ensemble, Ragtime- Utah Festival Opera                                                                      2016                                Chorus, H.M.S. Pinafore- Indiana University                                                                2014



Awards and Scholarships

Pierian Foundation National Project Award

            Recipient, after a nation wide search                                                                              2014

National Association of Negro Musicians Competition

            2nd place winner, Metropolitan Atlanta Musicians Association Chapter                       2011

“Links” Scholarship

            Recipient, awarded to a young musician by the Links foundation                                2010

Presidential Scholarship- Morehouse College

            Recipient, full scholarship awarded to one incoming music major                                2008




Vocal Coach- African-American Choral Ensemble

            In charge of starting rehearsals, organizing the group, and vocalizing the group.        2017

Director of Second Baptist Church Sanctuary Choir- Bloomington, IN

            Directs a choir of 15-members on Sundays for worship service.                                 2015 – present

Director of Dixie Hills First Baptist Church Choir- Atlanta, GA                           

            Directs a choir of 35-members on Sundays for worship service                                  2002 – 2013

Minister of Music- New Era Congress of Christian Educators Convention               

            Director of a 60-member choir and pianist for worship services                                2010 – 2012

Accompanist- Morehouse College Glee Club

            Rehearsal accompanist and performance accompanist at centennial concert               2011




Brian Horne

Professor of Voice

Indiana University

Bloomington, IN




Gary Arvin

Professor of Voice

Indiana University

Bloomington, IN




Walter Huff

Opera Chorus Master

Indiana University

Bloomington, IN




Mary Ann Hart

Professor of Voice, Chair

Indiana University

Bloomington, IN




David Morrow

Professor of Music

Morehouse College

Atlanta, GA