Residencies and Master Classes

Lori has visited several schools over the past decade. In a typical residency, Lori will spend 2-3 days at a school, where she will give a talk about her compositional process, conduct a master class with the students, and coach faculty and students in preparation for a concert of her music. Lori has also been the Keynote Speaker at several events. If you are interested in having Lori visit your school or speak at your event, please contact her.
Upcoming Visits
Plans are in the works for fall residencies at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA and at Murray State University in Murray, KY.
Past Residencies
Composer-in-Residence at NAZARETH COLLEGE, Rochester, NY, April 2-4, 2019. Lori worked with the faculty and students and alumni in preparation for a concert of Lori's music on April 4, 2019. She also gave a talk focusing on the genesis of her Holocaust-themed music and conducted master classes for the student singers and composers.  
Composer-in-Residence at THE HARTT SCHOOL, Hartford, CT, January 28 - February 2, 2019. Lori worked with the young singers coaching them on their roles in THE THREE FEATHERS, ABRIDGED - which The Hartt Opera Theater premiered on January 31-Feb. 3, 2019. Lori also conducted a master class, worked with the young composers, and gave a talk about her creative process.

March 20-21, 2018: UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY, Logan, UT. Lori worked with the students and coached them for a performance of her songs the evening of March 21, 2018. On March 22, 2018, Lori also gave a Master Class at BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY in Provo, UT.
March 7, 2018: TOWSON UNIVERSITY, Towson, MD. Lori visited the school to present a talk on her creative process as part of the “Telling Your Story” series. Lori did a master class on her songs; but also worked with one of Towson’s young composers on her song.
March 3-5, 2017: EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC, Rochester, NY. Recipient of the EDDI grant, Lori worked with the students, coaching them for the March 5, 2017 premiere of her SATB Vocal Quartet and Piano four hands song cycle Are Women People? — which was commissioned by the Hanson Institute for American Music of the Eastman School of Music and the Susan B. Anthony Center for Women's Leadership at the University of Rochester.
September 19-20, 2016: BIRMINGHAM-SOUTHERN COLLEGE in Birmingham, AL. Lori worked with the students and faculty, talked about her process and helped coach a final recital of Lori's works, featuring Jacqueline Leary-Warsaw and Kevin T. Chance, among others. 
February 5, 2016: ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE, Elizabethtown, PA. Lori worked with the students on her songs, gave a short talk, and and coached a performance of a student composition. 
April 9, 2016: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING in Laramie, WY: Lori gave a master class on her songs for NATS teachers and students from Colorado and Wyoming.
March 16, 2016: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, Washington, DC. Lori spoke to Joel Friedman's Composition Seminar.
January 22-25, 2016: Lori worked with OPERA COLORADO's Young Artists in preparation for their concert of American Art Song on January 24, 2016. She also coached them on The Scarlet Letter for their upcoming student matinee performance of the opera this May.
January 23, 2016: Master Class at UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, Boulder, CO. 
November 11-14, 2015: SALEM COLLEGE, Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Lori worked with the students and faculty on her songs, and also gave a talk about her compositional process. The residency concluded with a concert of her songs.
April 28, 2015: TOWSON UNIVERSITY, Towson, MD: Lori gave a Master Class on her songs for the Voice Division of the Department of Music.
LONGY SCHOOL OF MUSIC, NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY and BOSTON CONSERVATORY (masterclasses for singers and composers) —  February 8-9, 2015, Boston, MA. POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW. The New England Conservatory Adult Division Masterclass was rescheduled for March 15, 2015 from 7-9 PM at Pierce Hall. Lori also spoke about her compositional process.
EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC guest for Russell Miller's class, February 5, 2015.
Guest Artist at CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY, March 29-April 1, culminating in a concert of Lori's songs.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL: Visiting Artist Residency for the Kenan Scholars, March 17-19. 2014. 
The School of Music at THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS, September 22, 2013 and the EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC, October 2, 2013 for the premieres of The Soul Fox-- commissioned by Reach Out Kansas, Inc. for soprano Julia Broxholm and pianist Russell Miller.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: Los Angeles, CA. November 12, 2011.
RANDOLPH COLLEGE: Lynchburg, VA. April 25-29, 2011.
SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY: San Diego, CA, March 16-18, 2011.
FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY: Ft. Myers, FL, February 8-10, 2011.
SONGFEST FACULTY: Malibu, CA. June, 2010.
MUHLENBERG COLLEGE: Allentown, PA. November 3-5, 2010.
ST. PETERSBURG CONSERVATORY, St. Petersburg, Russia: October 22-29, 2010. Lori was the Distinguished Guest Composer of the St. Petersburg International Conservatory Week Festival, at the invitation of Lidia Volcheck (Assistant Professor of Piano Pedagogy at St. Petersburg Conservatory), and Russian-American pianist Vera Danchenko-Stern, a faculty member of The Peabody Institute and Founder and Artistic Director of The Russian Chamber Art Society.
YALE INSTITUTE FOR SACRED MUSIC: New Haven, CT. September 29, 2010. Lori spoke about her Holocaust oratorio Vedem, and performed selections with tenor James Taylor. 
VANATS 2010 SPRING CONFERENCE CLINICIAN: Richmond, VA. March 5-6, 2010.
BUCKEYE NATS FALL MEETING: Cleveland, OH. October 10, 2009. Lori gave a talk and a masterclass.
CLEVELAND INSTITUTE OF MUSIC: Cleveland, OH. October 8, 2009.
THE PILGRIM SCHOOL: Los Angeles, CA. April 1, 2009, with poet David Mason. 
ELON UNIVERSITY: Elon, North Carolina. March 2-3, 2009, with poet David Mason. 
WESTMINSTER CHOIR COLLEGE: Princeton, NJ. April 4, 2008.
UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA LAS VEGAS: Las Vegas, NV. March 29-April 1, 2008.
BLUFFTON UNIVERSITY: Bluffton, OH. February 9-11, 2008.
AUSTIN PEAY UNIVERSITY: Clarksville, TN. November 4-6, 2007.
LONGY SCHOOL OF MUSIC: Cambridge, MA. April 2-3, 2007.
SONGS ACROSS THE AMERICAS FESTIVAL: UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS, Conway, AR. May 15-20, 2006. Lori and Richard Hundley represented the US in the Songs Across the Americas Festival. Other featured composers were Irma Urteaga of Argentina, Juan Orrego-Salas of Chile, Eduardo Gilardoni or Uruguay, and several Arkansas composers, including Robert Boury. 
MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY: Murray, Kentucky. Lori was the Keynote Speaker at the 2005 Athena Festival in March of 2005. 
GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY: Statesboro, GA. March 2-5, 2002, with poet Joyce Sutphen.