Professor of Music
Phone: (805) 565-6279
Office Location: Music Building 211
Choral Conducting, Church Music, Music History
He completed a Ph.D. in musicology at UC Santa Barbara with a dissertation on settings of the Passion composed at the Mexico City cathedral in the seventeenth century. He has lectured on this and other topics in music history locally and nationally and has delivered papers at national and regional conferences of the American Musicological Society, the Society for Seventeenth-Century Music, and the American Choral Directors Association. In 2012, A-R Editions published his edition of the Passions of Antonio Rodríguez Mata and his edition of musical settings of The Lamentations of the Prophet Jeremiah from the Mexico City Cathedral archives in the process of publication. Current projects include an edition of the complete works of Luis Coronado.
He has appeared as tenor soloist with Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Ventura choral ensembles, has sung lead roles in local stage productions, and has performed as a choral artist at the Oregon Bach Festival, the San Luis Obispo Mozart Festival and the San Luis Obispo “Bach in the Mission” series.
A long-time church musician, he has served for over twenty years as Minister of Choral and Congregational Music at Trinity Episcopal Church in Santa Barbara.