I am Assistant Professor of Music at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. My first book, Storytelling in Opera and Musical Theater (2020), explores how operas and musicals tell stories in comparison with other media. My next book project concerns new models of authorship and collaboration in Indigenous-led opera in Canada. I also have research and teaching interests in film music.
My next project "Exploring New Collaborative Models in Indigenous-Led Opera in Canada" has received a Brock SSHRC Institutional Grant for 2021–22. In this work, I'm collaborating with Amplified Opera, an opera collective based in Toronto that seeks to amplify previously marginalized voices in the industry.