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Curriculum Vitae
 
2002

Dynamic Minds

  • Director of Product Development
  • Project Manager
  • Executive Producer

www.papageno.com

  • recipient of Golden Web Award 2002-2003
  • designing and developing www.zenbend.com
  • designing and developing Fairfield Theatre Company website
  • designing and developing email campaign, website, and publicity materials for Daniels Benefits Group
  • redeployed http://www.paulshermanassociates.com
  • vocal narration for multimedia
  • studio vocal musician
  • music composition (short identity)

The Conn Artists (male a cappella)

  • Musical Director/Arranger
  • Produced and designed "First Offense"

Trinity Church & Trinity Chorale

  • Baritone Soloist
  • Fauré Requiem, Soloist with orchestra
2001

Dynamic Minds

  • Director of Product Development
  • Project Manager
  • Producer

FitLinxx

  • Information Architect
  • Product Manager

Voice, Conducting, Composition

  • Continued composing choral selections from "The Rubáiyat of Omar Kháyyám"
  • Private voice students

www.papageno.com

  • vocal narration
  • music composition (short identity)

The Conn Artists (male a cappella)

  • Musical Director/Arranger
  • Producing and designing next CD

St. Paul's Church

  • Baritone Soloist
  • Conductor Poulenc Gloria
  • Conductor Schubert Requiem

Trinity Church & Trinity Chorale

  • Baritone Soloist
2000

Bryce Leo Costawong born (5/28/2000)

imix.com (fka CustomDisc.com)

  • Rebranding of company
  • Ongoing site design
  • VP of Creative Services
  • Information Architect
  • Seasonal and Artists promotions

FitLinxx

  • Information Architect
  • Product Manager

Voice, Conducting, Composition

  • Continued composing choral selections from "The Rubáiyat of Omar Kháyyám"
  • Dr. Malatesta, "Don Pasquale", Crystal Opera, CT
  • A Child in Us All, soloist, world-premiere, Charles Strouse
  • Private voice students

The Conn Artists (male a cappella)

  • Musical Director/Arranger
  • Produced and designed holiday CD "7 Schmoes a Singing"
  • arr. All Things Considered Variations
    sent to NPR and used sporadically as segment buttons
  • arr. Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow

Memberships

  • College Music Society (CMS)
  • Association for Technology in Music Instruction (ATMI)
  • The Sonneck Society for American Music

www.papageno.com

St. Paul's Church

  • Baritone Soloist
  • Conductor
1999

CustomDisc.com (Custom Revolutions, Inc.)

  • Ongoing design of www.customdisc.com and its subwebs
  • Redesigned product
  • Artist promotions: Sarah McLachlan, Meshell Ndegéocello, Alanis Morissette, others
  • World-premiere customDVD technology

Voice, Conducting, Composition

  • Continued composing choral selections from "The Rubáiyat of Omar Kháyyám"
  • Taught vocal performance workshops "Words & Music", Curtain Call, CT
  • Private voice students

Memberships

  • College Music Society (CMS)
  • Association for Technology in Music Instruction (ATMI)
  • The Sonneck Society for American Music

www.papageno.com

  • Training UConn Music Department staff in site maintenance
  • Designing and developing www.paulsherman.com
  • Freelance music notation for NES

The Conn Artists (male a cappella)

  • Musical Director/Arranger
  • arr. Winter's Night
  • arr. Take 5

St. Paul's Church

  • Baritone Soloist
  • Conductor

Arranger/Recorder for local a cappella ensembles

1998

Custom Revolutions, Inc.

  • Designed, developed and created www.customdisc.com and subwebs
  • Award-winning music web commerce site
  • Designed product, artist promotions

Voice, Conducting, Composition

  • Began composing choral selections from "The Rubáiyat of Omar Kháyyám"
  • Stephen/Jesus, Godspell, Curtain Call, CT
  • Private voice students

St. Paul's Church

  • Conducted Duruflé Requiem
  • Baritone Soloist

Memberships

  • College Music Society (CMS)
  • Association for Technology in Music Instruction (ATMI)
  • The Sonneck Society for American Music

www.papageno.com

  • Designed and developed UConn Music Department web site
  • Freelance music notation for NES

The Conn Artists (male a cappella)

  • Musical Director/Arranger
  • Won regional Harmony Sweepstakes competition best arrangement award
  • arr. Billy, Don't Be A Hero
  • arr. Love Fool
  • arr. Across the Western Ocean

Arranger/Recorder for local a cappella ensembles

1997

Memberships

  • College Music Society
    Attended Regional and National Conferences

www.papageno.com

  • Designed and created web site
  • Wrote proposals for developing modular interactive music education content for UConn, Storrs

Voyetra Technologies

  • Music Graphics, Writing and Editing Music Software
  • Created Company Internet Site, Demonstrator at COMDEX

The Conn Artists (male a cappella)

  • Musical Director/Arranger
  • Winner of Best Arrangement, Harmony Sweepstakes, NYC

St. Paul's Church

  • Baritone Soloist
  • Conductor

Arranger/Recorder for local a cappella ensembles

1996

Voice, Conducting, Composition

  • Serious Songs from a Serious Guy… NOT!, Solo Vocal Recital, CT
  • Stephen/Jesus, Godspell, St. Paul's
  • Baritone Soloist with the Quick Center Summer Festival Chorus
  • Private voice students

Voyetra Technologies

  • Music Graphics, Writing and Editing CD-ROMs
  • Discovering Keyboards, Teach Me Piano, Understanding MIDI and Synthesis
  • Demonstrator at COMDEX and on Radio

The Conn Artists (male a cappella)

  • Musical Director/Arranger

Pre-concert Lecturer at Iona College, NY

  • Offered P/T Teaching Position at Iona College, Music Appreciation (could not accept)

Frenzy Productions

  • Electronic Notation Production in Finale, NES, Amherst, MA
  • Independent computer training and consulting in graphics and systems
  • Freelance litigation graphics work

St. Paul's Church

  • Baritone Soloist
  • Conductor

Arranger/Recorder for local a cappella ensembles

1995

Voyetra Technologies

  • Music Graphics, Writing and Editing CD-ROMs
  • Discovering Music

Voice, Conducting, Composition

  • Being Alive, Principal Baritone Soloist in an all-Sondheim evening, The Mendelssohn Choir, CT
  • Vocal Lessons to Private Students
  • Chorus, Don Pasquale, CT Grand Opera

Frenzy Productions

  • Preparation of 20th Century Limited Resources Opera Synopses for Theater Directors
  • Electronic Notation Production in Finale, NES, Amherst, MA
  • Independent computer training and consulting in graphics and systems
  • Freelance litigation graphics work

St. Paul's Church

  • Baritone Soloist
  • Conductor

Arranger/Recorder for local a cappella ensembles

1994

Frenzy Productions

  • Frenzy Productions resume
  • MIDI Means Well
  • The Sounds a Conductor Really Wants
  • Electronic Notation Production in Finale, NES, Amherst, MA
  • Independent computer training and consulting in graphics and systems
  • Freelance litigation graphics work

Juran Institute, Inc.

  • Computer Graphics and MIS
  • Prepared Interactive Five-Year Strategic Information System Strategy for Juran Institute, Inc.

St. Paul's Church

  • Baritone Soloist
  • Conductor

Arranger/Recorder for local a cappella ensembles

1993

Voice, Conducting, Composition

  • No More Classical Music Wimp!, Solo Vocal Recital, CT

Frenzy Productions

  • Electronic Notation Production in Finale, NES, Amherst, MA

Juran Institute, Inc.

  • Computer Graphics and MIS

St. Paul's Church

  • Baritone Soloist
  • Conductor

Arranger/Recorder for local a cappella ensembles

1992

Frenzy Productions

  • Electronic Notation Production, Medea (a rock musical): orchestral/Conductor score, PV, all parts

Voice, Conducting, Composition

  • The Modern Man I Sing, Solo Vocal Recital, NYC and CT

Juran Institute, Inc.

  • Computer Graphics

Zagat Survey

  • Desktop Publishing and Computer Graphics

St. Paul's Church

  • Baritone Soloist
  • Conductor

Arranger/Recorder for local a cappella ensembles

1991

Voice, Conducting, Composition

  • Papageno, The Magic Flute, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Riverside, CT
  • Stephen/Jesus, Godspell, St. Paul's
  • Other solo vocal work: Bach Cantatas, etc.

Frenzy Productions

  • Independent Study Exchange with Director Travis Preston on Music and Dramatics

Zagat Survey

  • Desktop Publishing and Computer Graphics
1988-1990
 University of Michigan

Graduated from University of Michigan

  • Master of Music, Vocal Performance and Literature
  • Master of Music, Choral Conducting
  • Independent Theory Project - A Study of Linguistic Theory as Applied to Opera Translation

Voice, Conducting, Composition

  • Papageno, The Magic Flute, Williams College Dept. of Music
  • Don Pasquale, Don Pasquale, U of M Opera Theater
  • Solo Masters Recital, La Mer à Palavas
  • Narrated Cage's 45 Minutes for a Speaker and Percussion
  • Narrated Stravinsky's L'Histoire du Soldat
  • Assistant Conductor, University Choir, U of M
  • Conductor, The Orpheus Singers, U of M
  • Vocal Studies with Willis Patterson, Martha Sheil
  • Conducting Studies with Theo Morrison, Jerry Blackstone, Gustav Meier, Richard Rosenberg
  • Colline, La Bohème, U of M Opera Theater
  • Del Aqua, A Night in Venice, Comic Opera Guild
  • Bartolo, The Marriage of Figaro, U of M Opera Theater
  • Simone, Gianni Schicchi, U of M Opera Theater, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Balthazaar, Amahl and the Night Visitors, First Congregational Church, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Count Almaviva, The Marriage of Figaro, Act II, U of M Opera Workshop

Independent Theory Project

  • Compositional Gestalts in Musique Concrète and the Architecture of Antonio Gaudí
1987

The Offsounders (male a cappella)

  • Musical Director/Arranger

St. Paul's Episcopal Church

  • Baritone Soloist
  • Conductor

Voice, Conducting, Composition

  • Chorister, Greenwich Choral Society, Greenwich, CT

University of Michigan, Began Graduate Study in Voice, Ann Arbor, MI

1986

Voice, Conducting, Composition

  • Worked on opera score/libretto for I Tempesti, financed by Hubbard Hutchinson Fellowship
  • Osmin, The Abduction from the Seraglio, Williams College Dept. of Theater
1981-1985
 Williams College

Williams College Academics

  • Graduated with BA in Music and Astrophysics, Highest Honors in Music
  • Awarded Hubbard Hutchinson Fellowship for Outstanding Creative Work
  • Thesis Composition, The Trees of Kortirion, for Chorus, Wind Quartet and Baritone

The Williams Octet (male a cappella)

  • Musical Director/Arranger
  • Won a cappella competition in Westport, CT

Voice, Conducting, Composition

  • Baritone Soloist, The Williams Choral Society
  • Solo vocal recitals, Junior Year and Senior Year
  • Baritone Soloist, Premiere of Cantata Flames of Faith (N. Adams, MA)
  • Judge, Trial by Jury
  • Ko Ko, The Mikado (concert version)

The Williams Jazz Ensemble

  • Student Director/Saxophones/Vocals
  • Saxophones/Vocals, Student Jazz Combo

Theatre and Dance

  • Musical Director/Choreographer, The Fantasticks
  • Pit Band, March of the Falsettos
  • Dancer/Choreographer, The Williams College Dance Society
1978-1981
 Greenwich High School

Voice and Music

  • Vocal Soloist with Chamber Choir, Witchmen, Concert Choir
  • Baritone and Counter-Tenor Soloist, Carmina Burana
  • All-State Chorus
  • Director, GHS Barbershop Quartet
  • Choral Director, Senior Show (SRO)
  • Drum Major of Marching Band
  • Saxophones in Stage Band
  • Saxophones in Jazz Ensemble
  • Bass Clarinet in Orchestra

Zebra McKeever Dance Company

Summer Youth Festival:

  • George M

  • The Pajama Game

  • Brigadoon

  • Anything Goes

  • Mame

Other Musicals:

  • Once Upon A Mattress

  • Carousel

  • The Boys from Syracuse

  • A Christmas Carol

1980-present
 Athletics

Rock Climbing

  • Joshua Tree National Park
  • Grand Teton National Park
  • Cascade Canyon
  • Trapp Rock
  • Chelsea Piers
  • Member at Go Vertical, 1996-1999

Ultimate Frisbee

  • Westchester Summer League, 1982-2002
  • Cool Moose Café, 1993-1994
  • Schwarzen Angus, Captain, 1992
  • Slipped Disc, 1991
  • Night Train, 1989-1990
  • University of Michigan, 1987-1990
  • Coffee and Donuts, 1987-1988
  • Up, 1986-1987
  • WUFO, 1981-1985

 

   
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