Teaching experience

COMPOSITION Instruction:

2014-present University of South Carolina-Upstate, Assistant Professor: Composition, Arranging for Ensembles, Songwriting, Music Technology

2013-14 Southeast Missouri State University, Instructor: Composition Seminar

2012-13 various residencies in Missouri, Nevada, Oregon and Virginia: composition workshops and guest composer appearances, lectures, etc. Artist-In-Residnence

2011-12 University of South Dakota, Assistant Professor: Lessons and Orchestration/Arranging.

2010-11 University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Visiting Lecturer: Lessons and Seminar.

SP09/SP10 Naugatuck Valley Community College, Lecturer. Private Lessons.

2008-09 The Hartt School, Graduate Teaching Fellow. Private Lessons.

MUSIC THEORY Instruction:

2014-present University of South Carolina-Upstate, Assistant Professor: Jazz Theory, Analysis of Popular Music, Theory/Aural Skills III/IV.

2013-14 Southeast Missouri State University, Instructor: Theory Pedagogy, Theory/Aural Skills I-IV (including form, counterpoint and post-tonal).

2011-12 University of South Dakota, Assistant Professor: 20th c. music theory techniques (undergrad/grad), form and analysis (grad only and undergrad/grad), sophomore theory and aural skills, counterpoint lessons.

2010-11 University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Visiting Lecturer: 20th c. theory and aural skills, Graduate Theory Review

SP2009/SP2010 Naugatuck Valley Community College, Lecturer: Theory IV, Ear Training IV

2006-07 University of Oregon, Graduate Teaching Fellow: keyboard harmony (rudiments, I-VI)

MUSIC HISTORY Instruction:

2014-present University of South Carolina-Upstate, Assistant Professor: Music History I/II.

2013-14 Southeast Missouri State University, Instructor: Music: An Artistic Expression.

SP 2008, 2008-10 Three Rivers Community College, Lecturer. MUS 101 Music History and Appreciation.

SP 2008 The Hartt School, Graduate Teaching Fellow. HLM 100 Introduction to Music.

2001, 02 University of Nevada-Las Vegas: History of Rock 'n' Roll. Invited Lecture. "70s Progressive Rock and Jazz Fusion"

JAZZ and POPULAR MUSIC Instruction:

2014-present University of South Carolina-Upstate, Assistant Professor: Analysis of Popular Music, Jazz Theory, drum set lessons, Commercial Music Combo.

SP09/SP10 Naugatuck Valley Community College, Lecturer: Applied lessons (percussion/drum set)

FA 2007 Capital Community College, pro bono/no title: jazz combo

2004-07 University of Oregon, Graduate Teaching Fellow: Jazz Lab Band II (co-director, 2005), Jazz Lab Band III (co-director, 2006), Jazz Combo (2004-05), Oregon Jazz Festival: rhythm section clinician (2005), jazz drum set lessons (2005-07)

1996-2004 private drumset lessons (home, music stores, etc.)

Audio Examples of UO Jazz Band III

Listen to a recording of the U of Oregon Jazz Lab III under the direction of Nolan Stolz:

playing Mike Titlebaum's 'Round Chi-Town

Don Menza's Samba de Rollins

HOMEPAGE

Email: nolan@nolanstolz.com