Dr. Quick is in international demand as a teacher and adjudicator. Currently, he is Foreign Expert Artist-in-Residence at the Sichuan Conservatory of Music in China, where he holds the distinction of being the first foreigner to join their piano faculty. In addition to studio teaching, he is sought after for his expertise in conducting, piano literature, chamber music, and international piano technique methods. An experienced educator, he has been invited to appear at numerous educational institutions, most recently lecturing and performing at the U.S. Consulate of Chengdu. Other international invitations include guest faculty positions at Music Fest Perugia, Washington International Piano Festival, and Lancaster International Piano Festival. Before moving to China, he was a graduate instructor at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, a prominent choral director in the Tri-State area, served on the faculty of the CCM Preparatory Department, and was co-chair of the OMTA Buckeye Competition for piano, violin, and voice.
He is an active member of the Music Teachers National Association, frequently participating in conferences and events. In 2012 he was a coordinator for the 2nd MTNA National Piano Pedagogy Symposium, where he led sessions on piano technique and injury prevention. He is a founding teacher of the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program and a founding member of the MTNA-CCM Collegiate Chapter. He is also an OMTA certified adjudicator, and is a frequent judge for regional, national, and international competitions. In addition to piano and conducting, he has trained in harpsichord, organ, jazz, and voice. As a pedagogue, he has studied the piano technique methods of renowned teachers and performers such as Dorothy Taubman, Nelita True, Barbara Lister-Sink, Alan Fraser, Seymour Fink, Fred Karpoff, and Gyorgy Sandor. He has also studied various methods of training efficient and expressive coordination of the body which he employs in his teaching, such as the Alexander Technique, Dalcroze Eurythmics, and Tai Chi.