ISB 2019 Convention Presenter — Tisha Simeral

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Name: Tisha Simeral
Presentation Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019 3:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Lecture 2
Presentation Title: Adventures in Academia: Survival Tips, Roadmaps, Detours, and Reflections for Your Journey to Teaching in Higher Education
Type of Presentation: Lecture
Musical Style: Pedagogical

Tisha Simeral is an Assistant Professor of Music at Middle Georgia State University in Macon, Georgia. A versatile musician with more than 25 years of experience as a freelance bassist, she has performed with a vast array of artists from across the musical spectrum: Grammy-winning singer-songwriters Darrell Scott and Jon Vezner, Christian artist Steve Green, bluegrass legend Roland White, rocker Trey Anastasio (Phish), contemporary jazz guitarist Denny Jiosa, hit songwriter Thom Shepherd, and country artists Eric Heatherly and Ray Stevens. She has performed with the Columbus (Ohio) Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra Nashville. Her recent projects include the alternative classical music collective chatterbird; the Kelli Cox Collaborative, a modern jazz sextet; and the East Meets West Ensemble, a hybrid of jazz and traditional Chinese music led by pianist Chenny Gan. Simeral earned a Bachelor of Music from The Ohio State University. She attended graduate school at Middle Tennessee State University, completing a Master of Arts in music in 2014. Following graduation, she taught as an adjunct instructor in MTSU's Department of Recording Industry and School of Music.

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