Articles and Lectures

Tribute to Senator Edward M. Kennedy
The Kennedy family chose this memory of mine (and my brother’s) to be part of the official tribute to the Senator.
Click here to read.

Concordia University-TX – Courses: Literature of the Marginalized, Writings of Toni Morrison, US History
Guest Lectures
“Race, Gender, and American Music” – with Sharon Ray (bassist)
“The Music of Jazz: Musical Themes and Background in the Writing of Toni Morrison”
“Saturday Night Meets Sunday Morning: Sacred and Secular Themes in the music of Marvin Gaye”
“Rise of Rock and Music of the Movements”

Concordia University – TX
weekend festival
“Hymn and Traditional Song Arranging for Classical and Improvising Musicians”

Austin Public Schools/Concordia University (sponsored by Yale AlumniVentures grants)
2 week residency
“The Holland Guitar Project – Austin ’10”

Yale School of Music – Yale Guitar Extravaganza VI
weekend festival
“Guitar in the American Classroom”

National Guitar Workshop (SUNY Purchase Campus)
4 week residency
“Classical Guitar Intensive”, “Beginning Guitar Intensive”, “Pedagogy/Teacher Training”, Coordinator of the Intern Program

Great Books Summer Program (Amherst College Campus)
1 week residency
Music Elective Leader, Intermediate Group Discussion Leader

Loyola University-NOLA
1 week residency
“Classical Technique for Improvising Guitarists”

Niagara County Community College (SUNY)
1 week residency
“American Classical Guitar Traditions”, “Women in Music”, “Career Skills for Guitarists”

University of South Carolina & the Carolina Center for African-American Southern Music
2 week residency
“The Holland Guitar Project – Columbia ’08”
Two weeks of concerts in the Columbia, SC public schools and at USC