School of Music
College of Performing and Visual Arts
University of Northern Texas, DMA Saxophone and Jazz Studies
University of Michigan, MM Education/Teaching Certification
University of Michigan, BMA, Saxophone, Jazz Studies, English
Indiana University, Jazz Studies, Saxophone
Philadelphia Orchestra - First Call saxophone
Aspen Music Festival Orchestra - regular performer
Extensive Master Classes and Performance Tours in U.S., Korea and China
Capitol Quartet Former Member (performances with numerous orchestras and recitals across the U.S. including with Indianapolis and Baltimore Symphonies).
New York City Based Jazz Performer and Composer
Recording Artist - 6 commercial releases as soloist, Capitol Quartet member, and producer.
Texas Christian University - saxophone studio, jazz improvisation
University of Michigan Youth Programs at Ann Arbor and Interlochen National Music Camp
Saxophone Mouthpiece Research, Design and Manufacturing
Saxophone and Jazz Improvisation Pedagogy
Mouthpiece Design and Manufacturing
Anime' - CD - Music for Soprano Saxophone and Piano with pianist Anne Breeden, works
by J. S. Bach, Rodney Rogers, Ravel, Poulenc, and Villa Lobos.
J. S. Bach's Six Solo Cello Suites for Saxophone - CD - Vols. 1 and 2 for soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones.
Flex and Balance - CDs of works commissioned by the Capitol Quartet
J. S. Bach's Six Solo Cello Suites for Saxophone - Performance Editions
Pulitzer Prize finalist commission and recording for Carter Pann's "The Mechanics"
with the saxophone quartet.
UNC PVA Scholar of the Year
U.S. State Department Cultural Arts Grant, U.S. Embassy, Beijing, China
Aaron Copland Music Fund Grant Participant for Capitol Quartet recording, Flex.