I've performed and competed throughout North America, Europe, and Southeast Asia. I also give master classes, clinics, and private lessons to students in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania. In addition to my private percussion studio, I've been an instructor for Pipes and Drums of the Atlantic-Watch, a non-profit music organization, for the last eight years. I'm currently pursuing my Master of Music degree at UNLV. I am a graduate from Kutztown University with the Bachelor of Arts in Music. While a Kutztown University, I Studied with Frank Kumor and Will Rapp. While at Kutztown, I performed with the University World Percussion Ensemble, Marimba Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Ensemble. I performed as a member of the percussion section with the Kutztown University Wind Ensemble at Carnegie Hall in March of 2007, where two new pieces were premiered In July 2007, I performed with the Kutztown University Percussion Ensemble and Dr. Frank Kumor in Bangkok, Thailand for the College Music Societyâ€™s International Convention. I also studied marimba with legendary marimba soloist Leigh Howard Stevens and other world-renowned marimbists at the LHS Marimba Seminar in the summer of 2007. Since then I have played premier performances at the Lincoln Center. I have also performed as a soloist for the Reading Symphony Orchestra and Moravian Wind Symphony playing the Hary Janos Suite and La Plus que Lente on Cimbalom. In March of 2009 I played in Athens, Greece for a performing artistâ€™s tour, and most recently participated in the International Percussion Ensemble Week in Bjelovar, Croatia with the Kutztown University Percussion Ensemble.
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