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2016current

Candidate, Doctor of Worship Studies (DWS)

Liberty University, Lynchburg VA
  • Areas of study:  Theology,  Corporate Worship, Ethnodoxology, Balanced Worship, and Worship Pastor Education
19831986

Master of Music, Media Writing and Production (Terminal Degree)

University of Miami, Coral Gables FL
  • Intensive music scoring, recording, and production.  
  • Composed music for a variety of genres including big band, vocal jazz, commercial orchestration, pop & rock instrumental & vocal.  
  • Studied under Alfred Reed, and Gary Lindsay, 
19721979

Bachelor of Education

Central Washington University, Ellensburg WA
  • Graduation with Honors & High Distinction (Cum-Laude)
  • Extensive Classical, Jazz (Jazz Band / Vocal Jazz) and Music Theory education.
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society.  Studied under Jazz Educator:  John Moawad and Composer/Music Theory Educator:  Robert Panerio.

Work History

September 2017May 2018

Adjunct Professor of Music

The King's University, Southlake TX
  • Applied Piano Instruction
  • Hybrid On-Campus/On-line Course: History of Western Church Music
May 2018May 2018

Director, Patriot Brass

Texas State Military Guard Prayer Breakfast
  • Conducted and arranged all music
  • 10 brass and percussion
  • Dallas  Baptist University, sponsored by Air Power Foundation

Apr 2017Present

Free Lance Arranger/Producer

Grapevine TX
  • Production/Music Services:  
    • Live Event Orchestras/Bands, Receptions/Corporate events:  Any genre or instrumentation
    • Orchestrations, Transcriptions, Adaptations, Lead Sheets
1977Present

PUBLISHED MUSIC/ARTIST PERFORMANCES

Integrity/Hal Leonard or Self Published
  • Jonah's Blues, Big Band Jazz, Self Published
  • We Cry Out, Full Orchestration, Integrity Music/Hal Leonard 
  • Surely, Full Orchestration, Integrity Music/Hal Leonard 
  • Let the Church Rise, Full Orchestration, Integrity Music/Hal Leonard 
  • My Heart Your Home, Full Orchestration, Integrity Music/Hal Leonard 
  • Savior of the Nations, Full Orchestration, Integrity Music/Hal Leonard 
  • Salvation Has a Name, Full Orchestration, Integrity Music/Hal Leonard 
  • Holy Is Your Name, Full Orchestration, Integrity Music/Hal Leonard 
  • God You Reign, Full Orchestration, Integrity Music/Hal Leonard 
  • Incredible God, Full Orchestration, Integrity Music/Hal Leonard 
  • We Have Overcome, Full Orchestration, (Co-wrote) Integrity Music/Hal Leonard 
  • For All You've Done, Full Orchestration, (Co-wrote) Integrity Music/Hal Leonard 
  • The Mind of Christ, Full Orchestration, (Co-wrote) Integrity Music/Hal Leonard 
  • God Hears, Full Orchestration, (Co-wrote) Integrity Music/Hal Leonard
  • Arranged for Artist Performances
    • The Katinas, Contemporary Boy Band (2016)
      • Charts:  Home, Indescribable, You Raise Me Up
      • Big Band Accompaniment
    • Camp Kirkland and the METRO BIG BAND (Southern Baptist Affiliation) 2016
      • Chart:  Jonah's Blues (Original Composition)
    •  Truth (1977-1992)
      • Horn Arrangements
    Sept 2011Mar 2017 

    Director, Concert Productions

    Cedar Park Church, Bothell WA
    • Producer/Conductor:  Christmas/Easter/Patriotic (15 Productions)
    • Full Orchestra/Choir/Vocal Ensembles
    • Arranger/Composer (See YOUTUBE RECORDINGS, links below)
    • Enhanced Sundays special arrangements & presentations
    Sep 2013May 2016

    Supervisor/Sales Associate

    The Home Depot, Bothell WA
    • PACIFIC NORTHWEST STORE GROSS SALES LEADER:  $80,000,000 Annual Sales
    • Building Materials-Lumber Supervisor
      • Customer Service ALL STAR Service Award
      • Bronze and Silver Customer Service Awards
      • Personnel Evaluations
    • Leadership Training
    • Kitchen & Bath / Flooring & Walls
    20112015

    Jazz Band Adjudicator & Clinician

    Millcreek, Snohomish Valley, & Northlake Jazz Festivals, WA
    • Judge/Clinician for high school & middle school  vocal & instrumental ensembles
    Jan 2012May 2014

    Adjunct Professor of Music

    Northwest University, Kirkland WA
    • COMPOSITION 5 (Orchestration)      
    • COMPOSITION 6 (Adv.Orch/Arranging)    
    • WIND ENSEMBLE 
    • BRASS METHODS                                  
    • EAR TRAINING 3-4                                      
    • APPLIED TROMBONE
    • BASIC COMPUTER NOTATION (FINALE)
    • DEVELOPED FOUR APPROVED DEGREE PLANS FOR CONTEMPORARY MUSIC MAJORS 
    Jul 2011Feb 2013

    Director, Certificate in Audio Production Program

    Northwest University, Kirkland WA
    • PROGRAM MANAGER
    • DEVELOPER OF INFASTRUCTURE
    • RECRUITER
    • PROMOTER
    • STUDENT ADVOCATE
    20032010

    Director of Instrumental Music / Founding Dir: RamCorps

    University of Mobile, Mobile AL
    • MUSIC THEORY 101, 102
    • MUSIC THEORY LAB 101L, 102L
    • ORCHESTRATION
    • BRASS PEDAGOGY
    • APPLIED TROMBONE
    • JAZZ BAND
    • WIND ENSEMBLE
    • RAMCORPS
    • Instrumental Program Administrator
      • Instructor Acquisition
      • Instructor Contracts
      • Instructional/Student Performance Standards
      • Arranger/Producer, Various University Groups and Productions

    RAMCORPS:  Public Relations, Brass and Percussion Performance Team   

    Creator, Administrator, Recruiter, Composer, Arranger, and Conductor

    • Group Description:  13 Brass, 4 Percussionists (Totally Acoustic) 
    • Represented the University of Mobile in over 300 performances in six years. 
    • Recruited high level college performer/students and trained in an ultra-high level of performance execution and visual performance excellence. 
    • Trained students in a wide variety of genres, performing sophisticated classical, rock, pop, jazz, funk, patriotic, and sacred renditions.
    • Local and regional performances included civic-community events, public and Christian schools, churches, large scale band competitions as an exhibition group, as well as amateur and professional sporting events. 
    • Performed in six southern states and toured abroad in Europe and in Moscow, Russia. 
    • Appeared twice with Alabama Governor, Bob Riley, as well as with other political celebrities including, Governor- Mike Huckabee (AR), Oliver North, Speaker of the House- Knute Gingrich, Senator Zell Miller (AL), and Governor Jeb Bush (FL). 
    • Was selected as the single featured opening entertainment and performed the National Anthem for the dedication of the Hank Aaron Boyhood Home Museum in Mobile, appearing with pro baseball greats:  Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Reggie Jackson, Ozzie Smith, Bob Feller, Bruce Sutter, Ricky Henderson, MLB Hall of Fame VP- Jeff Idleson, Luis Gonzales, and MLB Commisioner, Bud Selig. 
    • Made several recordings over six years culminating with RamCorps, "For The Record,” a CD and DVD project primarily arranged by RamCorps founding Creator-Director, Donald Wolf.
    19922003

    Pastor of Worship & the Arts

    Evergreen Christian Fellowship, Issaquah WA
    • Worship Leader
    • Instrumental/Vocal Director
    • Administrator of Graded Choirs & Vocal Music Education
    • Instrumental/Vocal Arranger
    • Dramatic Program Oversight
    19921999

    Jazz Band Director

    Music Works Northwest, Bellevue WA
    • All-Star Student Jazz Bands, Middle School/High School Levels
    • Summer Jazz Camps
    • Seasonal Public Performances
    Jan 1992Feb 1992

    Artist & Production Coordinator

    DC Talk: Free At Last Tour,  WA/OR

    Responsible for artist and production coordination of (5) shows throughout DC Talk's Northwest Tour: 

    • Seattle (2 Shows)
    • Spokane
    • Bellingham
    • Salem OR
    19861991

    Director: Music & Productions

    Carpenter's Home Church, Lakeland FL
    • Director of Music
    • Producer, Productions Conductor, Arranger
    • Weekly Sunday Orchestra AM / Jazz Band PM performances 
    • Studio Production Tracks for Large Scale Productions including the theatrical production of "The Gospel According To Scrooge", and LIVE STAGE PRODUCTION
    • Youth Musicals Direction or Oversight 
    • Big Band Performances with Guest Artist, Phil Driscoll
    • Contracted Orchestra for Ralph Carmichael & The Young Messiah Project
    • Contracted Orchestra for Thurlow Spurr's "Freedom Festival"
    • Vocal Director/Singer, Thurlow Spurr & The Greg Buchanan Harp Project 
    19851986

    Chief Musician / Music Associate

    Calvary Temple, Denver CO
    • Adult Choir Director
    • Weekly service production arranging
    • Handbell Choir
    19821986

    Music Editor

    Tyndale Periodicals, Carol Stream IL

    Reviewed 150 albums and wrote artist feature profiles from one-on-one interviews with leading Christian music artists of the mid-80s, including:

    • Kathy Trocolli
    • Hale & Wilder
    • David Meece
    • BJ Thomas
    • Ralph Carmichael
    • Leon Patillo
    • Dion 
    • Glad
    • Michele Pillar
    • John Fischer
    • Russ Taff
    19831985

    Assistant Minister of Music

    University Baptist Church, Coral Gables FL
    • Director:  Weekly Sunday Service Orchestra Performances
    • Weekly Rehearsals (Vocal/Instrumental)
    • Production Assistant (Miami Christmas Pageant)
    • Vocal/Instrumental Arranger
    • HS Vocal Ensemble Director
    19811983

    Youth Music Director / Music Director

    Christ Fellowship, Palmetto Bay FL) 
    • Worship Brass Accompaniment
    • Youth Choirs & Youth Ensembles 
    • Arranger
    • Condutor:  Christmas/Easter Productions. Choir & Orchestra 
    19801981

    Production/Sales Associate

    Clarion Soundtrax, Littleton CO
    • Convention Sales Representative
    • Studio Musician (Trombone)
    • Vocals Producer
    • Publishing Associate
    Aug 2017May 2018

    Adjunct Professor of Music

    The King's University, Southlake TX
    • Applied Worship Piano-Music Theory
    • History of Western Church Music (Hybrid internet course w/ 28 hrs. ON-CAMPUS)
    19762011

    Trombonist / Brass Section Leader / Horn Arranger

    TRUTH Tours, Mobile AL (Full Time: July '76-July '78)
    • '40th Anniversary Collection' - 2011, Recording Project
    • Five Short-Term Tours: 1990-2001
    • 'Truth: 25th Anniversary' - 1997, Recording Project 
    • 'Departure' - 1978, Recording Project
    • 'Not Just A Coincidence' - 1977, Recording Project 
    • ''Truth On The Road Live' - 1976, Recording Project

      RECENT ARRANGEMENTS/DIGITAL VIDEOS

      A cross section of church production performance pieces.

      RAMCORPS - FANFARES

      Opening "Attention Getters" 

      RAMCORPS - PATRIOTIC MUSIC

      Patriotism was a core value of our performances.

      RAMCORPS - COMMERCIAL MUSIC

      The goal was to have program material that would reach a wide demographic with various genres.

      RAMCORPS - SACRED MUSIC

      Every church performance brought an association of excellence to our Christian university. 

      RAMCORPS - DRUMLINE

      Skilled Student Percussion Performance Demonstrations

      RAMCORPS - POSTERS

      300+ performances (over six years)  throughout Alabama and the southeastern US:  Civic Events, Public and Private Schools, Regional High School Marching Band Festival Exhibitions, Professional Sports Performances, Germany and Moscow Russia tours

      RAMCORPS - 'CELEBRITY' PICTURES

      Special Occasions & Special RamCorps Recognitions

      CARPENTER'S HOME CHURCH

      Music Director, Orchestra Director, Jazz Band Director, Productions Director/Conductor, Arranger/Orchestrator

      RECORDED 'TRUTH' ALBUMS

      Performed as a trombonist, horn section leader & arranger