PERFORMING AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Doctorate in Jazz Studies (in progress)
Masters in Jazz Performance at UIUC
Solo chair in the UIUC Concert Jazz Band
Lead trumpet in UIUC Jazz Repertory Orchestra
Bachelors in Jazz Performance from the University of Utah
Section leader for the University of Utah Wind Ensemble
Section leader for the University of Utah Philharmonic Orchestra
Solo chair for the University of Utah big band.
Performance experience in orchestra, corporate bands, salsa bands, rock bands, blues bands,
hip hop bands, funk bands, and afrobeat bands .
Since starting as a private teacher in 2008, my students have received top ratings in solo competitions, performed in all-state groups, and received college music scholarships.