• Ph.D., Princeton University, 2000-2004
    Dissertation: “Listening Inside the Memory Palace” (thesis) and Unbekannt, a new musical (composition)
  • Summer Courses at Le Domaine Forget, Quebec, 1999
    Studies with Denys Bouliane and Magnus Lindberg
  • Private Study with Alun Hoddinott, Cardiff, Wales, Summer 1997
    Grant from Kittredge Educational Foundation
  • M.M., Composition, Cleveland Institute of Music, 1995-1997
  • Studies with Margaret Brouwer and Donald Erb, composition; Christopher Williams, musicology; Adeline Huss, organ
    Masterclasses with Nicholas Maw, Bernard Rands, Michael Torke, Joan Tower
  • B.M., Theory/ Composition, summa cum laude, Lawrence University, 1991-1995
    Studies with Allen Gimbel, composition and theory; Christina Dahl and Catherine Kautsky, piano; George Damp, organ; Bridget Reischl, conducting
    Elected to Pi Kappa Lambda, 1995
    Honors project on Shostakovich, summa cum laude