AMM – Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION
Master of Arts (Music – Piano) 1992-1995
Hunter College, New York, NY
Bachelor of Music, Honors Program/High Honors (Piano Performance) 1985-1989
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
PRINCIPAL INSTRUCTORS
Piano: Abbey Simon, Herbert Stessin, Edith Oppens, Peter Takacs, Howard Karp, Frances Karp.
Composition: Melinda Wagner, George Tsontakis, Stanley Wolf, David Noon, Michael Cjakowski.
Violin: Tyrone Greive, Vargas Manoogian, David Nelson.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Teaching Artist 2011-present

Maestro Music Institute, Denver, CO.
Braille Tone Music Society of Canada, Edmonton, AB
Private Piano, Violin and Composition Instructor since 1984
Madison, WI; New York, NY; Boston, MA; Edmonton, AB
Orchestral & Freelance Musician 1983-present
Violinist in chamber groups throughout Wisconsin,New York City and Boston, MA; Brooklyn College Orchestra (including Taiwan tour 1989), Newton Symphony Orchestra (including Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall debuts)
Manager, Volunteer Services April – October 2009
Pilgrims Hospice Society, Edmonton, AB
Faculty Piano / Violin/Composition Instructor 2006 – 2007
Arboretum Music School, Waunakee, WI
Subject Matter Expert for Philippine Language Dec 2005 – Jan 2006
Lang Net Project, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Contributing Writer 1997-2005
Music History specialist for inaugural site of music.com; community writer for Asian Wisconzine
Faculty Composition & Piano Instructor 2003 – 2004
Harbor Performing Arts Center, New York, NY
Faculty Piano & Violin Instructor 2001 – 2004
Page Music, Boston Music Co., Boston, MA

Faculty Piano & Violin Instructor 2001 – 2003
Royal Academy for Performing Arts, Worcester, MA & Shrewsbury, MA
Music Director / Organist 1992 – 2000
Church of Holy Apostle, Brooklyn, NY
Faculty Composition & Piano Instructor 1991 – 1996
Harbor Performing Arts Center, New York, NY
Resident Assistant 1990 – 1991
International House, New York, NY

HONORS & AWARDS

Steinway “Top Teacher of the Year, 2017”

Edmonton Arts Council Performance Award 2014
Concert Performance of commissioned works and works by Women Composers by SANATOMA Piano Duo
Citation Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service 2014,2015
Pilgrim’s Hospice of Edmonton, AB; University of Alberta Hospital Artist-on-Ward
Dane County Arts Council/Wisconsin Women of Color Network Performance Award
Performance of program of own works in Madison, Wisconsin 1992,2003,2006
Teacher of the Year Award 2002
Royal Academy for the Performing Arts, Worcester, MA
Rosa Regelman Heinz Scholarship 1993-5
Piano studies with Abbey Simon, CUNY-Hunter College
Idele Strelow Award 1985-1989
Full-tuition scholarship for piano studies with Howard Karp at University of WI-Madison

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

Sigma Alpha Iota, Denver Chapter, Service Committee Chair
Artist-On-the-Ward September 2010-2015
University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, AB
Hospice Guest Musician September 2008-present
Pilgrims Hospice/CHOICE HospiceCare sites of Edmonton, AB; Hospices throughout Alberta, Canada; Ellis Fischel in Columbia, MO; WeCare Wisconsin; Bremer Heimstiftung, in Bremen, Germany
Founding Board Member /On-Site Mission Volunteer 2003-present
PAGASA Medical Mission of Wisconsin
Founding Musician, Cross Cancer Institute Musicale Series 2011-present
Pianist,Trio Buenavista
Founding Chamber Musician 2002-present
SANATOMA Piano Duo, Edmonton; Trio Buena Vista (Piano) Alberta, Canada; Athena Chamber Trio (Violin) Boston, MA and New York, NY.
Composer 1979-present
Compositions premiered at Madison Conservatory, University of WI-Madison, Aspen Music Festival, Manhattan School of Music, the Juilliard School, Hunter College, Philippine Consulate of NY, United Nations, NY; San Francisco, CA; University of the Philippines, University of Santo Tomas, Manila; and SUNY-Stony Brook; works “7+3, 9!” and “Aria” archived in Library of Congress.
Co-Founder, Millennium Chamber Symphony-NYC 1999-2000/present
Big Sister, BBBS Wisconsin 2005 – 2006
June 2005Youth Mentor / After-school program for Dane County
Founding Strings Instructor / Director 1991 – 1992
Aquinas High School, Bronx, NY
Intern / Performing Composer 1992-1999
The Field, New York, NY
President – RHO Chapter 1988-1989
Sigma Alpha Iota
Music Instructor, Very Special Arts 1987-1988

ADDITIONAL TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Music Therapy (Inaugural Course) at the University of Alberta Fall 2012
Starling-Delay Violin Institute 2003
Juilliard, New York, NY
Composition (Undergraduate) 1989-1991
Manhattan School of Music, Juilliard School, New York, NY
Piano/Conducting (Graduate) 1989-1990
State University of NY – Purchase
Audio Engineering Level I 1992
New School, New York, NY
Aspen Music School 1988-1990
Oberlin Summer Piano Institute 1985-1987
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
American Federation of Musicians, Local 390
ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers)
American Music Therapy Association
Chamber Music America
LANGUAGES
English (Primary), Tagalog / Pilipino (Bilingual), Spanish (Advanced), German (Intermedate), French (Intermediate)

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