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EDUCATION
M.F.A., Performer-Composer program. California Institute of the Arts. Valencia, CA (2012)
B.F.A., Performer-Composer program. California Institute of the Arts. Valencia, CA (2010)
University of Oregon. Eugene, OR (1995-2001)

COMPOSITION STUDIES
Ulrich Krieger, California Institute of the Arts (2011-2012)
Wolfgang von Schweinitz, California Institute of the Arts (2012-2011)
Michael Jon Fink, California Institute of the Arts (2009-2010)
Rob Kyr, University of Oregon (2001)
George Crumb, University of Oregon (2000)

PIANO STUDIES
Vicki Ray, California Institute of the Arts (2009-2012)
Victor Steinhardt, University of Oregon (1995-2000)
Ronald Cole, Redding, CA (1988-1995)

SPECIALIZED AREAS OF STUDY
Orchestration and Instrumentation with Rob Wannamaker (2012)
Intonation and tuning systems with Wolfgang von Schweinitz (2010-2011)
Film orchestration seminar with Stephen Smalley (2006)

TEACHING
Rhodes School of Music, owner/piano instructor (2012-present)
Silverlake Conservatory of Music, Piano instructor (2007-2012)
Private Piano instruction (2001-present)
California Institute of the Arts, Graduate Teaching Assistant (2011)

EMPLOYMENT/POSITIONS HELD
Resident Composer and Music Director, Crowded Fire Theater Company (2002-2006)
Pianist, organist, choir/music director, composer for St. Johns UCC
Composer, pianist, music director for One Big Lie World Premiere by Liz Duffy Adams (2005)
Composer, pianist, music director for ‘maid by Eric Ehn (2003)
Music director and pianist of the Wesley Foundation, Eugene OR, (1996-2000)

SCHOLARSHIPS
CalArts President’s Award
CalArts Scholarship
Dale Melbourne Herklotz Memorial Endowed Scholarship

ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTIONS
2 Headed Beast Concert Series, organizer. A CalArts concert series featuring graduate composers.

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