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Graduate recital at the Provo Tabernacle, before it was destroyed by fire.

Books

Articles

  • “Beethoven’s Organ Trios: Authentic or Spurious?” Diapason 68 (July 1977) 1, 8-10.
  • “The L.D.S. Hymnal, Views on Foreign Editions: The Japanese Hymnal.” Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 10 (Spring 1975/76) 53-54.

Awards/Prizes

  • 1968: First place, Ricks College hymn writing contest: “O Jesus, Crowned with Glory.”
  • 1973: de Jong Organ Award, Department of Music, Brigham Young University
  • Church Music Contest, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:
    • 1986: Top entry, instrumental category: “Prelude on ‘Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee'”
    • 1987: 1st place, instrumental compositions or arrangements division: “Prelude on ‘Away in a Manger'”
    • 1988: 2nd place, instrumental compositions or arrangements division: “Prelude on ‘Lead, Kindly Light'”
    • 1989: 2nd place, instrumental compositions or arrangements division: “Prelude on ‘Did You Think to Pray?'”
    • 1990: 1st place, instrumental compositions or arrangements division: “Prelude on ‘Oh, How Lovely Was the Morning'”
    • 1991: 2nd place, instrumental compositions or arrangements division: “Prelude and Canon on ‘God Loved Us, So He Sent His Son'”
    • 1992: 1st place, instrumental compositions or arrangements division: “Prelude on ‘How Gentle God’s Commands'”; honorable mention, anthem/hymn arrangement division: “Come unto Me”
    • 1993: Award of Merit, instrumental division: “Prelude on ‘A Poor Wayfaring Man'”
    • 1994: Special Recognition: “Prelude on ‘While of These Emblems We Partake'”

Employment/Other Musical Activities

  • 1973-76: Graduate (teaching) assistantships in music theory and comprehensive musicianship, organ pedagogy, musicology, and library acquisitions (music), Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
  • 1974: Music engraver (part-time), Sonos Music Resources, Orem, UT
  • 1976-81: Music Cataloger, University Libraries, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • 1978-83: Suzuki piano teacher (private studio), Lincoln, NE. Faculty member at semi-annual Suzuki Piano Workshops sponsored by the School of Music at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • 1994-present: Founder, Wellspring Music, Orem, UT
  • 1996-2003: Member, General Music Committee, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Music Education

  • Brigham Young University, Provo, UT (B.A. music theory, 1973; M.A., musicology, organ, 1976)
  • Master’s Thesis: Beethoven’s Organ Works (1976) [Online on this site except for a some appendices.]
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (M.S., library science, 1977)