"Why Does Wall-E Listen to Broadway Songs?"
given at IUPA (Instituto Universitario Patagónico de las Artes), General
Roca, Argentina, August 5, 2010.
Film Music Residency at Universidad Nacional
del Comahue, Neuquén, Argentina, August 6, 7, and 8 2010 (sponsored by
Centro Canadiense of Argentina).
Composition Residency at Conservatorio Ciudad
de Buenos Aires "Astor Piazzolla," Chamber Music Class
of Maestro Alfredo Corral. Buenos Aires (June-August 2010),
sponsored by Arts New Brunswick. Buenos Aires, Argentina, July-August
Lectures on Music Analysis at Universidad
Nacional de La Plata and Universidad Nacional de
Córdoba, Argentina, July-August 2010 (sponsored by Centro
Canadiense of Argentina).
Piano Master Classes at Conservatorio
Municipal Manuel de Falla, Buenos Aires (June-August 2010), sponsored by
Dirección de Educación Artística de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires. Buenos
Aires, Argentina, June-August 2010.
“Music, My Father, and
I,” Third Age
Centre, April 15, 2010, St Thomas University, Fredericton, New
- “Reconsidering the Teacher's
Community College, City University of New
York, March 24,
“Lessons of My First Learning
Community” and “How to Make Something Out of Nothing: The Secret of
Music Composition,” both at the University of Ulster,
Northern Ireland, March 1-2,
“The Music of the Simpsons,”
Keelung High School, Taipei, Taiwan; Tunghai University, Taichung,
Taiwan; Yamaha Artist
Service Centre, Taipei, Taiwan, June 3 and 4,
"Imagen y sonido en la
cultura de masas," Colegio Fontanar, Instituto Asuncion, Colegio Nuevo
Continente, Colegio Celta, Queretaro, Mexico, March 18-22,
Residency at University
of St. Thomas (ICUSTA),Houston, USA, March 1-6, 2009.
"Making something out of
nothing: the Secret of Music Composition," presented by the Fredericton
Arts Alliance with support from the City of Fredericton.
Centre, November 7, 2008.
Workshop,” sponsored by the Fredericton Music Teachers Association.
Saint Thomas University, Fredericton, March 27, 2008.
Adjudicator for the
NBRMTA-CFMTA Music Writing Competition, Fredericton, N.B., Canada.
“Imagen y Sonido en la
Overtura de los Simpsons.” European Club, Buenos Aires, Argentina, July
5, 2007; Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas, Buenos Aires, Argentina, July
12, 2007; Colegio Nacional Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina, July
"Analysis and Emotion:
Tonal Rhythm and Topic Styles." Academy of Music and Theatre. Tallinn,
Estonia. April 23-27, 2007.
"Image and Sound in
Contemporary Media." Leo Hayes High School, Oromocto High School,
Fredericton High School, Moncton High School, Chipman High School, all
in New Brunswick, Canada. March-April 2007.
"Tango: its Roots, the
Golden Age, and Beyond," lecture-recital with flutist Saul Martin. Music
Recital Room, Saint Thomas University, Fredericton, Dept. de Musique,
Universite de Moncton, LeFrak Recital Hall, New York, and Grant Recital
Hall, Brown University, Providence. February-March
Lesson or Composition Lesson?” Music Composition Clinic given at
the Annual Meeting of the New Brunswick Registered Music Teacher’s
Association (NBRMTA). Fredericton, Canada. June 10,
“The American Dream in
Mass Media,” “Form and Expression in Mozart’s K. 282,” and “The Tango
Music of Martin Kutnowski,” all at Xinghai Conservatory, Guangzhou,
China. May 2006.
“The American Dream and
its Representation: Music and Sound in the Sitcom.” Department for Art
Media and Design, London Metropolitan University, England. April
Judge of the “Ninth Jean
Françaix Piano and Flute Competition,” Paris, France. April 2006.
“Music Style and Cultural
Context.” Saint Thomas University, Fredericton, Canada. November 2005.
“Tipos Estilisticos en
la Sonata K. 282 de Mozart” (“Stylistic Types in Mozart’s K.
282”), at Conservatorio Manuel de Falla, Buenos Aires, Argentina. July
“From Regis Philbin to
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Problem of Meaning in Music and
Contemporary Media.” Presidential Distinguished Lecture Series, QCC, New
York. March 2004.
“Poetry and Expression in
Franz Liszt's ‘Three Petrarch Sonnets,’” lecture-recital co-presented
with French pianist Bertrand Giraud. QCC, New York, USA. July
Judge of the “Sixth
Biennial International Piano Tape Competition.” The Pinault Musical
Society and International Academy of Piano, New York, March
“From ‘Egmont’ to the
‘Simpsons,’” Beijing Central Conservatory, China. June
Schenkerian Analysis” and “The Origins of Tango,” Chinese University of
Beijing, China. June 2002.
“La música del período
tonal y la música contemporánea: puntos de encuentro”
(“The Tonal Repertoire and
Contemporary Music: Points in Common”). Cas Serres Conservatory, Ibiza,
Spain. June 2001.
“The Tango from its
Beginnings to Buenos Aires Y2K,” City College, New York, USA.
“Where is the music
coming from?” Recital Hall, Queens College, New York, USA. March 1997.
“Bach y sus
ancestros” (“Bach’s Ancestors”). Conservatorio
Buenos Aires. July 1995.
“Acerca de Brahms op.
117 Nos. 1 & 2” (“Regarding Brahms Op. 117 No.1
and No. 2”). Café Mozart, Scala de San
Cultural Pestalozzi, Escuela de Música
Vocacional de Arte, Buenos Aires. June, July, September and October, 1994.