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.

+ Guest Lecturer in Guitar and African Music, Georgetown University, 2017.

+ 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
+”Three Rites” with choreographer Edisa Weeks, premiering 2018.

+”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, “Made In Chicago” Poznan, Poland.

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.