I am very proud to announce my acceptance into the "Music in Schools Initiative" program as a teaching artist. I am excited for this opportunity as it will allow me a wider reach to meet and work with children from all walks of life. I am hopeful that in meeting... read more →
I am now entering my second week of the SIG at Yale University. When I applied for this position I was somewhat unsure of how this would help me and my musical career. I'll be honest and say that the hours are longer than I thought and I haven't been... read more →
I am so happy to share that I was called and offered a position at the AIMS Festival in Graz, Austria. The position was offered after one of the audition directors heard me play last year. Unfortunately, I will not be able to join them due to prior summer engagements.... read more →
Thank you to Mr. and Mrs. Provenzano for hosting me this past Wednesday (May, 25th) at your school. I had so much fun playing for your students and at your concert, such engaging audiences! I especially enjoyed the impromptu kindergarten dance party during one of my pieces. Thank you.
What an amazing day! I had the opportunity to spend the entire day this past Friday (May 6th, 2016) at The Conservatory School @ North Palm Beach. Besides having the chance to play for nearly every class, what was most exciting to me was seeing the amazing musical education that... read more →
Yesterday was my last concert with the Lynn Philharmonia, stressful yes, but special nonetheless. A few years back I found myself lost, changing majors every few months, and not knowing where I wanted my life to go. At the advice of a friend, Billy Rueckert, I switched schools. This was... read more →
I'm very excited to announce that I will be spending three weeks of my summer working as a counselor at the Summer Institute For The Gifted at Yale, and another three weeks working as a resident assistant (RA) at SIG Princeton. I felt that this opportunity could help me broaden my view... read more →
I have had my Paungers Belt for a week and it is amazing! In the past I have muscled my way through standing performances, but thats uncomfortable, and can have debilitating affects on your playing. The Paungers belt is hand made to your specific measurement. A: body height B: hip... read more →
I am scheduled to perform two world premiers on April 19th. The first will be a tuba and piano duet by composer Matthew Carlton, and the second will be a trio for tuba, French horn and piano by composer David Jonathan Rogers. The Performance will take place at the intimate... read more →
I am pleased to announce that I have been accepted into the studio of Philadelphia tubist Carol Jantsch at Yale University.