Adam Cole, Curriculum Vitae

    Georgia State University, Master of Music, Concentration in Music Education            2010
    Georgia State University, Bachelor of Music, Summa cum Laude                  2006
    Oberlin College, Bachelor of Arts                                  1991
    Composition,   Nikitos Demos, Curtis Bryant, Dennis Eberhard
    Conducting,  Alan Raines, Robert Ponto, Daniel Moe
Classical Piano,  Geoffrey Haydon, Ivan Waldbauer, John Chagy
    Jazz Piano,  Danny Harper, Geoffrey Haydon, Ted Howe, Neal Creque
    Cello,  Martha Gershefski    

    Clear Renewable Certificate, Music P-12,
        Endorsements:  Instructional Coaching                01/2006-present
    Dale Carnegie Training                                     2002
    Guild Certification, Feldenkrais Method                         2001-present
    Four year, eight-session training (800 hours) to gain Certification


Attendee - Cognitively Based Compassion Training                     2016
Clinician - Elementary Choral Festival, Atlanta Public Schools                             2015
Clinician -  Dalcroze and the Feldenkrais Method – working with Special
Needs populations (autism, disability, veterans) – co-presented
With David Frego (Dalcroze) – Longy Dalcroze Summer Institute         2013
Clinician -  The Feldenkrais Method – Summerflute, Andover Educators
 – Columbus, GA                                                                                                 2012
 Consultant – The Feldenkrais Method Alan Fraser Piano
 Workshop – Northampton, MA                                                                         2011            
 Attendee - Future Horizons - Autism and Asperger’s
Syndrome Conference                                                                                2010                       

Graduate Assistantship, 2009, Georgia State University
       “Excellence in Teaching” Award, 2007, Georgia State University
Graduate Scholarship awarded on the basis of merit in professional practice
Recommended Reading List: “Valerie Jackson Between The Lines, 2007” for Hofstadter’s Grandchildren
 Best Of Websites, for
 Vernon B. Kellet Award in the Humanities, 1987, The Lovett School

Co-Director, Grant Park Academy of the Arts                   2014-Present
Head of music instruction business with multiple teachers instructing children and adults in piano, voice, composition and other studies.
Homeschool and afterschool workshops and series.  
Summer camps
Two recitals yearly.
Project Manager, Georgia Department of Education                              2017-2018
Facilitated committee meetings, served as a content expert for music in state revision process for music GPS.  Edited documents for content and vertical alignment between grade levels. Met with teachers to reach consensus, set up meeting rooms, met with State Fine Arts Manager, planned project details and wrote content.
Webmaster - Greater Altanta Choral Exchange                             2014-present                             2011-Present
Designed and managed county-wide website to serve Greater Atlanta Chorus and General music teachers
Fine Arts Support Team                                         2014-Present
Appointed by Fine Arts Coordinator to serve on team both as an advisor to Elementary Music Specialists in APS, and a liason between elementary and middle-school choral instructors.
Superintendent Advisory Council                                 2013-2014          
    Nominated by principal to represent Haynes Bridge Middle
School in three County Wide discussion groups incorporating
teachers from all subjects asked to assess Superintendent
Avossa’s initiatives for the future of Fulton County.
Scheduling Committee, Haynes Bridge Middle School                         2013-2014
    Worked to develop the Master Schedule for the 2014-2015 year.
Georgia Department of Education, Student Learning Objectives                            2013
Nominated by principal to represent Haynes Bridge Middle School in statewide seminar discussing the development of Student Learning Objectives for Fulton County
Chair of Connections Department, Leadership Committee                      2011 - 2014
Represented all Arts and PE teachers on a committee consisting of Grade Level Chairs and Administrators
Facilitated disbursal of information from Leadership meetings to Arts and PE teachers.
Chair, Middle School General Music, Fulton County Schools           2010 - 2013
Appointed position, offering advisement and mentorship to Fulton County music teachers.
Designed comprehensive lesson plans for General Music classes 6-8 to be made available to all teachers in the county
Reading and Writing Committee, Haynes Bridge Middle School              2012- 2013
Served on team to increase reading and writing scores across grade levels
Music Teacher, Hebrew For Home School                   2010 - Present
    Taught traditional and modern music to approximately 12 students on
         a monthly basis
Webmaster, Fulton County Choral Exchange                             2011-Present
    Designed and managed county-wide website to serve Fulton County Chorus and General music teachers
Curriculum Committee, Fulton County Music Department                          2010
Worked as part of a team to align Fulton County music curriculum with Georiga Music Standards
Created example lesson plans for Fulton County to suggest implementation of state standards
Education Committee – Congregation Shearith Israel                                 2009 –2010
Supported the activities of Congregation Shearith Israel’s Hebrew School program in conjunction with the Synagogue Board of Directors.
Publisher/ Webmaster –                2001-2011
Maintain informative educational site on The Feldenkrais Method®
Publish monthly subscriber-based webzine: Possibilities (2001-Present)
Wrote monthly articles on topics related to The Feldenkrais Method    

    English ESOL Teacher, VIPKid  (Certified Level 2, 3, 4)            2019 - present    

    Soronisto (Music Atelierista), The Willow School of Georgia        2019 - present

    Music Specialist, First Presbyterian Preschool of Atlanta        2017- 2019

    Camp Counselor, Camp Best Friends,
        First Presbyterian Preschool of Atlanta                2017-2019

    Piano Faculty, School of the Fine Arts, First Presbyterian Church    2017-2019
    Piano Faculty, Lovett Conservatory of Music                2014-2018

    Choral and General Music Director, Hope Hill Elementary School        2014 - 2017
        Teach Chorus and General Music PK through Grade 5
        Serve as Cultural Exchange Coordinator
        Serve as EIP coach to teach reading and math skills.
        Male Student Mentor Committee
        Data Committee
    Choral Director, Haynes Bridge Middle School                 2010 – 2014
        Serve as Connections Department Chair, representing all Connections teachers on Leadership Committee
Teach chorus and general music  to grades 6-8
Responsible for 3 Chorus Classes and 3 General Music classes daily, with a maximum of 40 students per class.
Put on 3 concerts a year at school
Participated in Cluster Concert
Took students to LGPE
Provided opportunities for students to sing in their community
Participated in All-State Chorus
Participated in Regional and Statewide Honor Chorus with my students
Served as a Mentor for at-risk students
Design and maintain website for Choral and General Music program

Music Specialist, Mountain Park Elementary                         2006-2010  
    Finalist, Teacher of the Year, 2009 (appx. 70 teachers on staff)
    Co-taught chorus and general music PK through 5th grade
Put on 2 choral concerts and 3 grade-level PTA concerts a year
Worked on the Autism Team to heighten awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorders in the school community.  Attended conferences in order to report back to the school

Music Instructor, Grant Park Cooperative Preschool              summer 2005 and 2006
    Taught 3 daily music classes 5 days a week, 5 two-week
 sessions, to 1-4 year olds
Designed a Reggio-Emilia curriculum to align with Grant Park Cooperative Preschool’s teaching philosophy
Generated a public presentation detailing the use of Reggio-Emilia methods in the music classroom

    Atlanta Guitar Orchestra                            2019-present
    Jacobson Violin Studio (Suzuki Method)                    2014-present
Educational Consultant                                2013-present
Clients include Woodruff Arts Center ASO Education    
Freelance Editor                                                                                              2012-Present
Developmental Editor for The Road That Leads to Awesome by Beau Groover and Michael McIntyre.
    Developmental Editor for B2T Training Video Series
    Developmental Editor for “Dummies” series: Converted
chapters of “Business Analysis For Dummies” into
 “Dummy” format
Developmental and copy-editor for The Five Coaches Along
        The Extra Mile by Kupe Kupersmith
Editorial Staff, The Feldenkrais Journal                                                       2011-Present
Review submissions to The Feldenkrais Journal and make recom-
mendations regarding suitability for publication
Edit articles to be used in magazine
Fulton County Middle and High School Second Annual Summer Summit –
    Atlanta, GA                                          2013
    Attended seminars on Balanced Approach to Assessment, Higher Level
             Questions, Using Data to Differentiate, Student Centered Classroom,
              Teacher Leadership
Georgia Department of Education, Student Learning Objectives                            2013
Nominated by principal.  Four day seminar.  Worked in teams to design assessment items for the Georgia Department of Education (TKES).
Staff Organist, Leland United Methodist Church                        2004-6
Accompanied church-choir on organ for weekly Sunday service, special events, and rehearsals.
Leader, Adam Cole Trio                                      1992-2004
Managed a jazz ensemble of three to seven players
Featured on and Local Access Television
Played at major club venues around Georgia
Advertised and maintained client-relationships with private individuals, caterers and hospitality managers.
Editor, Que Publishing                                                 2002
Edited manuscripts and review proposals for music software and industry publications.
Company Pianist, Atlanta Ballet, Ballet Tennessee, Capitol City Ballet         1992-1997   
Accompanied classes for Atlanta Ballet and Atlanta Ballet Center for Dance Education
Collaborated with Jacques D’Amboise, Robert Barnett, John McFall, Tom Pazik, Geoffry Graham Hughes, Jon Rodriguez, Denise Jefferson, Andre Tyson, Ron Jones, Anna and Barry VanCura, Diana Turner, Chris Cangelosi, Mel Tomlinson, Kathy Macbeth


The Autism Spectrum and Music Education - An Interview with Adam Cole - Autisable Podcast, with Joel Manzer, Season 3, Episode 1, April 1, 2020

How To Develop Mindfulness and Serenity During Stressful or Uncertain Times - Authority Magazine, March 23, 2020


I Am & Co "How to Deal With Someone Who Won't Forgive You" - Christine SchoenwaldNovember 18, 2019

Learning Success - "How Parents' Emotions Affect Their Children, and What To Do About It" - Janice Acosta
November 18, 2019

UpJourney - "How to Let Go of Expectations and Why It's Important" - Carmen Jacobs
November 12, 2019

Rasmussen College - "Eleven Proven Classroom Management Tips for Preschool Teachers" - Brianna Flavin
November 10, 2019

UpJourney - "Nine Fantastic Graphic Novels From the Dark Age of Comics" - Adam Cole
November 06, 2019

UpJourney - "How to Stop Yourself From Talking Too Much - According to 13 Experts" - Carmen Jacobs
November 04, 2019

UpJourney - "How to Answer - 'How Do You Handle Stress' Interview Question - Carmen Jacobs
October 31, 2019

Medium - "So, Why Are We Attracted To The Joker?" - Gina Daniel
October 30, 2019

UpJourney - "How To Ask Someone to Be Your Mentor" - Carmen Jacobs
October 15, 2019

Freelancer And Other Words That Start With F - "Freelance Writing: It's Your Turn With Adam Cole, Writer" - Elizabeth Dunne
October 11, 2019

Twinkl - "Five Ways to Tackle Racism in Education" - Kerry Griffiths
October 06, 2019

UpJourney - "Stephen R. Donaldson Books In Order" - Adam Cole
October 06, 2019

UpJourney - "Best Books By Moshe Feldenkrais" - Adam Cole
October 06, 2019 - "How to Succeed in Your First Year As A Teacher" -
September 24, 2019 - "7 Educators Share Their Advice for New Teachers" - Jessica Lyons
September 24, 2019

Digital Examiner - "58 of the Most Inflential Books on Emerging Leaders' Mindset" - Joel Whipple
September 20, 2019

MedReps.Com - "Trust The Process: Embrace Missed Opportunities in Your Career Journey" - Karyn Mullins
September 12, 2019

Twinkl - "Lesson Planning Tips Proven To Save You Time" - Liam Taft
September 12, 2019

Fupping - "The 37 Best Books To Learn About God" - Zak Parker
September 06, 2019

Worthington Direct - "How the Experts Prepare for Back to School" - Crimson Allen
August 21, 2019

Boove - "Unique Reads for Injecting Magic Into Your Storytelling" - James Jackson
August 08, 2019

Twinkl - "How Can Parents And Carers Prevent Summer Learning Loss?" - Kerry Griffiths
August 02, 2019

"How to Prevent Bullying in the Classroom" - Brandman University - Brandman University
July 30, 2019

Thrive Global - "Mental Health Champions - Making Music Helps Me to Address My Anxiety..." - Yitzi Weiner

July 12, 2019The Enterprisers Project - "6 Ways to Kick Off A Difficult Conversation" - Carla Rudder
July 09, 2019

Kars 4 Kids - "Reggio Emilia: 100 Languages to Learn and Grow" - Varda Epstein
June 27, 2019

I Am & Co. "How To Get Over Disappointment and Live a Full Life" - Christine Schoenwald
June 25, 2019

Smarter This Summer - "Learning Over the Summer" - Learning Success
June 25, 2019

ContenderCast With Justin Honaman - Interview With Adam Cole - "Management Jazz: Lead Like A Bandleader" - Justin Honaman
June 24, 2019

Rasmussen College - "Firsthand Advice for Working Full-Time in Grad School" - Ashley Brooks
June 16, 2019

Pretty Progressive - "Become a Multiculturalist With These 11 Books About Different Cultures" - Alte Friedman
June 11, 2019

Fupping - "Literature Majors Should Read All of These 14 Books" -
June 09, 2019

Worthington Direct - "How to Know When Your Child Is Ready for Pre-K" - Crimson Allen
June 03, 2019

I Am & Co - "How to Get Out of a Funk & Get Happy" - Christine Schoenwald
April 30, 2019

Fupping - "Books About Education" - Zak Parker
April 22, 2019

Fupping - "Books About Unicorns" - Zak Parker
April 22, 2019

I Am and Co - "Feeling Unappreciated? Here's How You Can Deal" - Christine Shoenwald
April 15, 2019 "A Realistic Look at the Preschool Teacher Job Description" - Brianna Flavin
April 09, 2019

Thrive Global - "Learning to Finally Love Yourself" - Bianca Rodruigez
March 28, 2019

CEO Blog Nation - "26 Entrepreneurs Explain Their Favorite Songs to Get Them Motivated" - Gresham Harkless
March 27, 2019

Jennings Wire - "Adam Cole Tells How He Promoted His Book, Motherless Child" -
March 18, 2019

UpJourney - "What is Success? (Great Answers from 35 Successful People) - Carmen Jacob
March 04, 2019

UpJourney - "Why and How To Wake Up Early" - Carmen Jacob
March 01, 2019

LAMA - "Meet Adam Cole, Co-Director of the Grant Park Academy of the Arts" - LAMA
February 27, 2019

Niche - "How to Find the Right Private School For Your Child" - Larry Bernstein
February 26, 2019

Thrive Global - "21 Experts Share How to Write or Get Featured in Top Publications Such as Forbes, Entrepreneur, or - Christina D. Warner
February 24, 2019

Fupping - "Master Leadership With These 27 Expert Books" - Zak Parker
February 21, 2019

UpJourney - "Does Hard Work Pay Off in the End?" - Carmen Jacob
February 18, 2019

Fupping - "Five Swinging Gift Ideas for Passionate Jazz Lovers" - Ben Skute
February 16, 2019

Luvdaily - 38 New Versions of "Roses are Red, Violets are Blue" - Zach Short
February 16, 2019

Niche - "What Are the Pros and Cons of Private School?" - Larry Bernstein
February 11, 2019Thrive Global - "Mental Stamina of a Great Business Mind - Interview with Adam Cole About How to Play the Long Game of Creativity - Dr. Damian Jacob Sendler
January 30, 2019

Clavier Companion - "Counting Out Loud: A Fresh Look at a Traditional Practice Tool" - Adam Cole
January 30, 2019

Fupping - "Twelve Captivating Dystopian Books That Will Keep You On the Edge" - Taegan Lion
January 30, 2019

Fupping - "Twelve Graphic Novels You Should Read Before Bedtime" - Taegan Lion
January 29, 2019

Transizion - "Expository Writing" - Ashley C.
January 26, 2019

Transizion - "191 Best Persuasive Speech Topics" - Ashley C.
January 26, 2019

UpJourney - "What is the Difference Between Knowledge and Wisdom?" - Carmen Jacob
January 20, 2019

UpJourney - "How to Be A Better Husband" - Carmen Jacob
January 18, 2019

Credit Donkey - "Delta Sky Club: What You Need to Know" - Emma R.
January 15, 2019

Fupping - "Six Riveting Books That Will Amplify Your Knowledge of American History" - Taegan Lion
January 13, 2019

Fupping - "Eight Captivating Time Travel Science Fiction Books That Will Warp Your MInd" - Taegan Lion
January 13, 2019

MarketWatch - "How Do You Follow A Larger-That-Life Predecessor?" - Nicole Lyn Pesce
January 13, 2019

Rasmussen College - College Life - "Is A Master's Degree Worth It? 7 Questions to Clarify Your Career Ambitions" - Brianna Flavin
January 08, 2019

Psychology Today - "The Michelangelo Effect - When Your Partner Brings Out the Best in You" - Sara Eckel
January 07, 2019
This article is also in the February 2019 print edition of the magazine.

UpJourney - "How to Stop Being Critical of Others" - Carmen Jacob
January 04, 2019

Thrive Global - "Living With a Ravenous Thirst for Life - Interview with Adam Cole" - Dr. Maria Kostina
December 28, 2018

Authority Magazine - "Living With a Ravenous Thirst For Life - Interview with Adam Cole" - Dr. Maria Kustina
December 28, 2018

UpJourney - "Why Done is Better Than Perfect" - Carmen Jacob
December 22, 2018

UpJourney - "Why Is Self Discipline Important?" - Carmen Jacob
December 19, 2018

UpJourney - "Why Money Can't Buy Happiness" - Carmen Jacob
December 19, 2018

Transizion - "How To Study for Finals and Midterms in High School (and Beat Every Exam)" - Rhonda A.
December 19, 2018

UpJourney - "How to Stop Being Insecure About Yourself" - Carmen Jacob
December 16, 2018

UpJourney - "How To Believe In Yourself More" - Carmen Jacob
December 16, 2018

UpJourney - "How to Stop Loving Someone Who Doesn't Love You" - Carmen Jacob
December 16, 2018

UpJourney - "Twenty-Two Reasons Why Goal Setting Is Important For Success" - Carmen Jacob
December 07, 2018

UpJourney - "How to Deal with Controlling People" - Carmen Jacob
December 07, 2018

Transizion - "How to Ask For (and Get) a Powerful Letter of Recommendation" - Haley Morgan Booker
December 07, 2018

Family Jan/Feb 2018 - "Encouragement Tips for Shy Students" - Melissa Erickson
December 05, 2018

UpJourney - "What Are the Most Important Things In Life?" - Carmen Jacob
November 27, 2018

UpJourney - "How to Improve Your Social Skills" - Carmen Jacob
November 27, 2018

UpJourney - "Why Is Work Life Balance So Important In Today's World?" - Carmen Jacob
November 22, 2018

Upjourney - "How To Stop Thinking About Something" - Carmen Jacob
November 21, 2018

Upjourney - "What Would You Tell Your Younger Self?" - Carmen Jacob
November 16, 2018

OnlineLabel - "Forming Your Company" - Erin Pearlman
November 14, 2018

Upjourney - "What Is Self Respect and Why is it Important?" - Carmen Jacob
November 12, 2018

UpJourney - "Why Is Critical Thinking Important?" - Carmen Jacob
October 29, 2018 - “Eight Books You Should Read After the ‘Harry Potter’ Series - Taegan Lion                                        2018 - “Five Great Tips On How To Compose a Complaint” - James Metcalfe                                                2018 - “Surviving School: 7 Tips For Surviving Harsh Teachers” - James Metcalfe                                        2018 - “Eight Books That Are Worse Than Their Film Counterparts” - Taegan Lion                                         2018 - “Procrastination:  How To Spot When You’re Not Working And What To Do Next” - James Metcalfe                            2018 - “Parents, this is how you can help your kid’s teacher this year” - Vivian Manning-Schaffel                                2018 - “Advantages Older Students Often Have Over Younger Ones” - Beth Hering                                        2018

Fit Small Business - “35 Creative Marketing Ideas From Publishing Pros” - Anna Dizon                                            2018

Horror Tree - “Best Books For Authors” - Stuart Conover            2018

Fupping - “Here is Why Music Should Be Incorporated Into Your Working Day” - James Metcalfe                                    2018

Martha Stewart Weddings - The Most Important Truths About Marriages, as Told By Couples Who’ve Been Married 20+ Years - Jenn Sinrich            2018

Fupping - “I got Fired - What To Do On the Day You Are Fired” - Zak Parker - 2018

Fupping - “Decades” Review - Explore the World of Folk Rock Music - James Metcalfe                                        2018 - Experts Weigh In:  Where Do You Go To Get Out of a Creative Rut?  - Deborah Sweeney                        2018

Fupping - Five Practical Tips You Can Use to Effectively Get Tasks Completed - Ben Skute                                            2018

Fupping - Become a Lion: How to Befriend Successful People - Ben Skute  2018

Fupping - Twenty-Three Tips on Staying Motivated To Study for Students - Ben Skute                                            2018

Fupping - Six Steps to Dealing With Arguments in a Healthy Way - James Metcalfe                                                     2018

Authority Magazine - “Know Who Your Audience Is and What They Want - Akemi Sue Fisher                                              2018

Fupping - Expanding Your Business:  When to Make the Leap -          2018

ValuePenguin - Small-Biz Interviews:  How Your Startup Can Leverage Debt - 2018 - Inspirations:  Boost Your Creative Energy With These Eight Tips - James Metcalfe -                                     2018

CEO Blog Nation - 13 Entrepreneurs Share Ideas on How to Think Bigger -  2018 - Starting a Business With a Friend: The Important Do’s and Don’ts
                                            2018 - Books Team Leaders Should Read to Develop Their Team Leadership Skills -                                         2018 - "Getting the Most Out of Facebook Audience Insights" - Angela Stringfellow -                                 2018 - "Featured Artist Adam Cole, Music Educator, Author, Musician, Encourager" - Charlotte Hunt -                      2018

Nexus - Never Too Old For A Degree - Andres Molina                              2018

Kick - Fearless Faces -                                                                                2018

College Factual - What Can You Do With an English Major? Advice From Former English Students - Carly Stockwell -                                            2018

FitSmallBusiness - 28 Most Inspiring Management Quotes - Anna Dizon - 2018
Business Management Daily - “Parent Power: How Raising Children
Can Make You A Better Manager” - Beth Braccio Herring              2018

   - “The Marketing Campaigns That Never Should Have
                        Worked, But Did” - Nathaniel Fried              2018

VIP Kid - “What Can I Do With A Teaching Degree? - Answered By 10
    Career Experts” - Emmanuel Fontaine-Ogwag              2018

Reader’s Digest - “Nineteen Inspiring Quotes From Teachers Around
    The World” - Morgan Cutolo              2018

Worthington Direct - “How Does A Classroom Design Affect A Child’s
    Ability to Learn?” - Crimson Allen              2018

Thrive Global - “Seventy-Five Prominent Influencers Share Their
    Top Advice”- Yitzi Weiner              2018

“Reader’s Digest” - Eleven Stories That Prove the Life Changing
    Impact of Take-Your-Daughter-to-Work Day” - Gina Ryder              2018 - “Books You Ought To Read Before You Become a
    Great Writer” - Nathaniel Fried               2018

Short Video Feature:  “Teaching the Blues to Beginners, 3”              2017

Short Video Feature:  “Teaching the Blues to Beginners, 2”               2017

Short Video Feature:  “How to Teach the Blues to Anyone” dir. B. Henderson      2016

“The Beatles Would Have Dug Me” Music video, directed by Sam Cole               2016

“What I Do,” Short film, co-created by Adam Cole and Brandon Henderson       2015

Music Producer, Pianist, and Arranger:  Goodman’s Salute
(short film by Dewayne Bontrager                   2013

Short Video Feature:  Solfege Town In The Classroom with Adam Cole                                2013

Short Video Feature:  Five Books in Three Years by Milford Thomas             2012

Documentary:  10 Songs in 30 Days, by William Rossoto          2010

Kol Korei – The Voice of Congregation Shearith Israel                     2010
      Member profile – interview and biography                         2009
Adam Cole Trio interviewed for Monterey Jazz Festival on the “rules of jazz.”

Atlanta Jazz and Blues – Tom Carpenter, Producer                 2006            
    Adam Cole Trio featured in a 6-song set.  Aired numerous times.
    Booknet: Interview with Adam Cole, Author of “The Myth of Magic”         2001

    Booknet: Review - “The Myth of Magic” - Leslie Meade                 2001

    WGKA AM 1190 (now AM 1690)                                 2001     
Interview with Steven Lebow on Adam Cole’s book Ballet Music For the Dance Accompanist

Home At Last – Patty Gironda, Host                                 2001
Interview on Ballet Music for the Dance Accompanist                     



“Teaching Piano (and Other Instruments) to Young Students” - School of Fine Arts, First Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, GA                 August 7, 2019

“Math and Music Notation: Improving Performance By Moving Through Imaginary Spaces” - ILAS, Hebrew University, Jerusalem,               October 22, 2018

“Accurate Assessments in Music Instruction”  Woodruff Arts Center, APS Professional Development                                       2016

“How Arts Teachers Improve Reading and Math”  Presentation to Georgia House of Representatives, Education Committee, First Education Listening Session                                                   2016

“Effective Communication With Parents”  Hope Hill Elementary School              2015

“Solfege Town:  A New Way to Teach Music Reading to Elementary School Students”  Fulton County Music Meeting                              2010

“Does Music Make You Smarter?”  Neighborhood Charter School            2009

“How To Share Related Arts Without Becoming a Related Artist”
 Neighborhood Charter School                            2008

“Advocating for Music In Our Schools:  A How-To Guide” – Fulton
County Elementary Music Educators Meeting                      2008

 “Why Do We Need A Curriculum For the Related Arts?”  Neighborhood
Charter School                                    2007

“Mapping the Self to Improve the Lip, Brass Clinic,”  Emory University        2006

“Better Use of the Whole Self in Brass Instrument Playing,” Georgia
State University                                      2004

“Jazz 101:  Rules of Jazz”  Online Interview,                    2004

 “Bowing and Posture, Continuing Improvement for String Players,”
Georgia State University                                  2003



“Autumn Song”    The Willow School Chorus              2019

“We Are Very Thankful”  First Presbyterian Preschool Chorus             2017

“Starting Over”  Hope Hill Elementary Chorus             2017

“Miwaukee Central Library”  Doors Open Milwaukee
(This composition is archived in the catalogue and Rare Books
section of the Milwaukee Central Library)             2016

“The Stray” Sounds of Silent Film Festival, Chicago, IL             2016

“What Do I Get On Hannukah?”  Hope Hill Elementary Chorus             2015

“Milwaukee Federal Courthouse”    Doors Open Milwaukee             2015

“Where You Are”  Hope Hill Elementary Chorus                     2015

“The Count’s Mabel”  Sounds of Silent Film Festival, Chicago, IL               2014

“I’ll Tell Me Ma,” (Arr. Adam Cole)  Haynes Bridge Middle School Chorus     2013

“Blues at the Hop”  Haynes Bridge Middle School Chorus              2013

“Chik’n Tango” From “Keepin’ It Real” CD             2011

“We WishYou A Merry Chirstmas,” Haynes Bridge
    Middle School Chorus                2010

“Allegra,” Haynes Bridge Middle School Orchestra               2010

“The Star,” Haynes Bridge Middle School Chorus               2010
“Thank You,” Mountain Park Elementary School Chorus               2009

“Poor Sally,”  Alpharetta High School Chorus                     2007

“Blues Without Reason,”  Georgia State Improvisation Ensemble               2006

“Somhat,”  Duo piano performance:  Cole/ G. Haydon               2006

“All Is Restful, Gaining Strength”  Impromptu Chorus                  2001

Appearances as Clinician and Accompanist

Atlanta Public Schools - Elementary Choral Festival
          Clinician, conductor, and accompanist for separate sections            2016

Jacobson Violin Studio            2014-2018

Front Porch Session Players - various festivals and venues
          Songwriter, pianist, accordion, vocalist            2013-Present

Summerflute 2012 -                 2012
Faculty Feldenkrais Practitioner

Innaugural Concert – Congregation Shearith Israel               2012
           Featured pianist and accompanist

Alan Fraser Piano Workshop, Commencement Recital                                    2011
Featured pianist

Keepin’ It Real, CD, Chikin’ Feed, Voice talent (“La Vaca”),                                  2011
    contributing musician and composer

Grant Park Summer Shade Festival        
          Keyboards, vocal, accordion
 Wipes / Patience Grasshopper (band)            2009-2013
Front Porch Session Players (band)        2013-present      

Landscape / Fear and Love, Louise Runyon, Several Dancers Core
    featured pianist in performance including modern dance,
    music and poetry                2007

Let’s Get Nice, CD, Georgia State University Jazz Ensemble,
Pianist               2006

Nicholas Payton and the Georgia State University Jazz
    Ensemble, Pianist                2006

Roy Ayers, Performed with Wali Mostly Live Band, opening for Ayers Band,
    Lithonia Ampitheater               2004

Marian McPartland Masterclass at Spivey Hall
    Performed duet with Ms. McPartland               1994    

    Professional Theater

Roswell Theater In the Square, 1940’s Radio Hour             2002
    Pianist and conductor, character “Zoot”

Savoyards Light Opera Company            1992-6
    Chorus and speaking roles in My Fair Lady, Camelot, Ruddigore, Trial By Jury, The Mikado, Gondoliers,The Pirates of Penzance

Capitol City Opera                                     1993
    Accompanist, Hansel and Gretel



Code Name Games - 36 Symbol Recognition Games
    for Elementary Music - Royal Fireworks Press                   2017

Lessons in Middle School General Music - Royal Fireworks Press                                                           2017

Adopt a Composer - Teaching Research Skills through
     Elementary Music History - Royal Fireworks Press              2017

Blues Improvisation for Beginners…And Piano Teachers
                        Royal Fireworks Press              2016

First Lessons in Reading and Playing -
    The Only Piano Primer You’ll Ever Need - Royal Fireworks Press      2016

Authentic Ways of Teaching Jazz - Royal Fireworks Press              2015

Improving Postural Alignment in Middle School Chorus -
                         Royal Fireworks Press              2015  

Solfege Town, a New Approach to Solfege , Royal Fireworks Press          2010

Ballet Music for the Dance Accompanist, Nuncici Press, piano
        pedagogy, with original music by the author                                      1999
     Listed as “Recommended Resource”, Clavier Magazine, November 1999.  Also included in Year-End Roundup of Recommended Teaching Materials.

The Blue Woman and the High Wood (published serially, 2018-9)          2019
Motherless Child                                  2019
The Girl With the Bow (published serially, 2016-2017)               2016
Seven Ways the World Can End                          2014
A Note Before Dying, Booklocker                          2013
        Hofstadter’s Grandchildren, Nuncici Press                      2007
“Recommended Reading” – Valerie Jackson, Between the Lines, 2007
         Myth of Magic, Nuncici Press                            2006

Words, Poetic Settings of Felix Mendelssohn’s Songs Without Words          2013
Distant Hofstadters, A Companion Book to Hofstadter’s Grandchildren        2007     
Short Fiction

“X”, Left Bank Magazine                             2016
“The Ram,” Tifton Review, Volume 4, Issue 2                         2008
        “Post of Ice,” The Predicate, Issue No. 1,                                     2008
        “At A Distance,” Genre Magazine,                                  2001


    Cross Training for Musicians, Ed. David Vining    
Notes of Hope  Ed. David Vining, and


“Reversibility - A More Global Definition” The Feldenkrais Journal, No. 31 2019
“Counting Out Loud:  A Fresh Look at a Traditional Practice Tool” Clavier Companion, January/February 2019                           2019
“Erfahrungen (Sitting)”  Feldenkrais zeit, Vol 17                       2017
“Book Review: Several Short Sentences About Writing,
    Verlynn Klinkenborg”  The Feldenkrais Journal, No. 27               2016
“Wenn es leicht wird, gehe weiter”  Feldenkrais zeit, Vol 16            2016
“Integration and Improvisation - A Feldenkrais Practitioner at Longy”  Dalcroze Connections, Vol 1, No. 2                        2016
“Integrating the Feldenkrais Method and the Dalcroze Method:  Music, Improvisation and Function” - The Feldenkrais Journal No. 27    2014
“Blog” for                          2012 to Present
“Social Stories, the Feldenkrais Method and the Unanswered Question”     2012
    The Feldenkrais Journal, No. 24
“Blog” for Atlanta Choral Music Exchange                  2010 to Present
“Possibilities”, 111 issues,                                  2002 to Present
“My Eyes Uncover My Hands, A Pianist’s Journey”
      The Feldenkrais Journal, No. 17                                                         2004
“The Creativity and Improvisation to Accompany Ballet Classes”
    Clavier Magazine                                                                                  2000
Program Notes, “The Force of Music”, Israel Philharmonic
         with Amit Peled                                                                                    2005
“Mathematics and Feldenkrais: Discovering the Relationship,”
     The Feldenkrais Journal, No. 14                                                          2002
“How To Improve In Any Sport,” Natural Awakenings                                   2002
  “The Feldenkrais Method:  Offering an alternative path to
     health and self-sufficiency,”  Enable Magazine                                    1996
“Giving T’ai Chi a Place In The Park To Play,” T’ai Chi,
     Vol. 21, No. 2    


    Bitter Green (RPM Challenge, February 2019)                 2019
    Demo In Striation (song collection)                         2016    
    Demoo     (song collection)                               2012
The Best of [Both] Worlds (10 songs)                     2010
This album was written as part of the RPM Challenge to create and record a complete 10 song album in the month of February
A mini-documentary about the process of this album’s creation can be viewed at
    Themes Off A Variation for Orchestra                     2009
A copy of this work is kept in the Schumann Haus in Zwickau, Germany
 The End of the Beginning (12 songs)                                                           2001
 Demo N (17 songs)                                  2008
Demo Listen (12 songs)                             2006
Balancing on the Continental Divide (8 songs)                 1999
Gaining Time (16 songs)                              1996
Doorway to Nowhere  (10 songs)                         1994
What Was Once Close Enough (29 songs)                      1991
Numerous chamber, piano, instrumental and vocal works,           1991 - Present
Includes Brass Quintet, Woodwind Quintet, String Quartet, 4 song cycles

    Member, SEACS: Southeast Atlanta Coalition for Schools                        2011
    Related Arts Committee: Neighborhood Charter School                      2008-2012

    ACM:  Access Contemporary Music                           2013 - present
MENC:  The National Association for Music Education, member           09/2006-present
    PAGE:  The Professional Association of Georgia Educators             8/2003-present
FGNA:  The Feldenkrais Guild of North America, member              03/2000 –present

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