CV

Education
Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, Bachelor of Arts in History, 1994.

Music Educator and Lectureships

+ Guitar Faculty, Passim Music School:, 2015-present.

+ Online Music Faculty, Reverb Lessons, 2015-present.

+ Article written on Braddock’s teaching in Journal of Music, Education and Technology Vol 9, #2 by Prof. Matthew Thibbealt, 2016.

+ Full Certified Member, Music Teachers’ Association of New South Wales, 2015-present

+ Senior Faculty, Guitar and Ensembles, Old Town School of Folk Music, 2004-2014

+ Director & Curator, Sydney Folk Music School and Hoot Night, 2015-present

+ Article written on Braddock’s teaching in General Music Today by Prof. Matthew Thibbealt, University of Illinois, 2013.

+ Guest Lecturer in Guitar and African Music, Conservatorium of University of Newcastle, Australia, 2015.

+ Guest Lecturer in Guitar and African Music, CPIT, Christchurch, NZ, 2015.

+ Guest lecturer on African popular music, Northwestern University, 2010-2013.

+ Panelist/performer at Bisso Na Bisso: Symposium on Music and Collaborative Ethnography in Africa, University of Chicago, May 2013.

+ Guest lecturer on African popular music, DePaul University, 2013.

+ Guitar Department Chair, Chicago Waldorf School, 2005-2012.

+ Concert and Masterclass co-led with Ghanaian Palm Wine guitarist Koo Nimo, OTSFM, January 2012.

+ Guest lecturer on African culture and popular music, Kellogg Business School,  Northwestern University, 2012.

+ Panelist “Working Together: Music and Multicultural Education in the Classroom”, Society of Ethnomusicology, DePaul University, 2010.

+ Masterclass co-led with Tinariwen guitarist Abdallah ag Alhousseini, OTSFM, March 2010.

+ Evanston In School Music Association residency presenting African Music program in thirty Chicagoland schools, October 2010.

Music Meeting Festival Artist in Residence, Nijmegen, Netherlands, May 2010.

+ Music Applicant Panel: Chicago High School For the Arts, 2009.

Cultural Grants
+ 2013 Individual Artist Grant awarded by Chicago DCASE to study and collaborate with musicians in Ghana.

+ 2005 CAAP Grant awarded by Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs to record original works for dance pieces.

+ 2004 CAAP Grant awarded by Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs to record original works for guitar ensemble.

+ 2002 CAAP Grant awarded by Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs to record original works for large ensemble.

+ 2006 CAAP Grant Review Panelist  music discipline grant applications for Chicago DCA.

+ 2007 CAAP Grant Review Panelist  music discipline grant applications for Chicago DCA.

Performance and Commission
+ Original music for “Mousetrap“, ABC Radio National, November, 2015.

+ Original music for “Anarkali“, ABC Radio National, November, 2015.

+ Original music for “The Search for Tiny Libraries in New Zealand“, BBC World Service, July 2015.

+ Music for “Last Bus To Brisbane”, Radiotonic, ABC Radio National, February 2015.

+ Music for “Dear Elizabeth”, the Poetry Foundation, September 2013.

+ WBEZ/Chicago Public Radio Artist in Residence, July 2013.

+ “An Iliad” music for the Court Theater, 2011, remounted 2013.

+ “The Sound Creates the Space: Time and Place in Aural Art”: A performance and discussion collaboration with poet/DJ Daniel Givens for the University of Minnesota’s Symposium On Time, October 17, 2007.

+ Whitney Biennial 2004  Five sold-out performances of the Butcher Shop Quartet’s arrangement of the Rite of Spring in collaboration with choreographer Julie Atlas Muz.  Dance Theater Workshop, New York, March-April 2004.

+ West Coast Premier of my works for guitar ensemble by the Los Angeles Modern Guitar Project, August 2004.

+ Collaboration with Anne Waldman, in live performance with the great poet, Open Book, Minneapolis, October 2003.

New Works for Dance
+”The Green Table” collaboration with Link-Up choreographer-in-residence Lianna Percoco, Links Hall, September 2013.

+ “Dyad” collaboration with Khecari Dance and choreographer Jonathan Meyer.  Music for guitar and cello, Link’s Hall, November 2006.  Watch Here.

+ Winter Delights Four new works in collaboration with Hedwig Dance and choreographer Mei-Kuang Chen, Chicago Cultural Center, February 2004.

‘+ Big Love Square performed at Dance Chicago November 2002.

+ Equal Footing/Equal Earing,  “Love Square” with Braddock, Asimina Chremos, Jerome Bryerton, Carole Genetti. June 2002.

+ For Y.R. Duet with Asimina Chremos written for  “Reverberate”, the Experimental Sound Studio’s spring concert. May 17, 2001.

+ The Joke and The Wolverine Who Has No Friends performed by Ancientgreeks with choreographer Asimina Chremos and dancers.  Created for Equal Footing/Equal Earing festival.  Presented at the HotHouse January 26-7, 2001 and at the Chicago Cultural Center April 12, 2001.

Festival Appearances
Music Meeting, Nijmegen, NL; Moers Fest, Moers, Germany; Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, Vancouver Jazz Festival, Montreal Jazz Festival, Chicago Jazz Festival, Chicago World Music Festival, Bloomington Lotus Festival, Pitchfork Festival, Whitney Biennial

Curator of Performance
+ Groundhog’s Day Festival of New Music and Dance, Link’s Hall, 31 January – 3 February 2002.   Co-curated with Asimina Chremos and Michael Hartman.

+ Between Sound and Vision at Gallery400, February 2001.  Musical coordinator for recordings and for concert series presenting of works from the John Cage/Allison Knowles book Notations.  CD of recordings released with catalog.