Performances with guest artists at Shenandoah University include Randy Brecker, Bob Berg, Carl Burnett, Rebecca Parris, Chris Vadala and Zoro
Tours with Shenandoah Conservatory Jazz Ensemble include China and Japan, as well as numerous jazz clubs in the Washington Metropolitan area.
Performances include Blue Note, New York City; Philippine International Jazz Festival, Manilla; Kennedy Center, Washington D.C.; Blues Alley, Washington, D.C.; Kawaguchi, Tokyo Japan; Beijing, China; and Uppland International Jazz Festival, Osthammar, Sweden.
25 years professional recording experience and live sound reinforcement including owner, manager, and chief engineer of Goldreel Studios, Winchester, Virginia. Recording Engineer at Sound Loft Studio, Brookline, Massachusetts.
Audio Engineering Society (AES) member. Member of The Recording Academy. Member of the former International Association of Jazz Educators. Avid Pro Tools Certified, completed Avid Media Composer and Sibelius courses.
Teaching experience includes National Jazz Workshop, Winchester, Virginia; CCM Vocal Pedagogy Institute -audio courses, Shenandoah Conservatory; Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, West Virginia; Contemporary Music Center, Chantilly, Virginia; Sound Labs, Falls Church, Virginia; PAVAN (Performing and Visual Arts Northwest), Winchester, Virginia.
B.M., Berklee College of Music; M.M.E., Shenandoah University
Fields of Expertise:
Avid Pro Tools certified
Avid ICON Courses
Media Composer Courses
I love teaching at Shenandoah because of the students and the people I work with. It is a place where things happen, creativity, learning, experiencing, and the love of music!
I love being creative in any setting—music, recording studio, classroom, art, sports, community service—it brings joy to my heart. We are soul!