Performance experience highlights:
- Performed over 250 times in the Seattle area with 40+ different ensembles
- Regularly performs as percussionist with Studio East in Kirkland among others.
- Percussionist in Northwest Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Anthony Spain, from 2010 to 2016. With the NWSO, I performed along side other performers like Mateo Messina, Imogen Heap, Civil Twilight, Five For Fighting, and many others.
- Performed with many more regional bands and orchestras, such as: Brass Band Northwest, Eastlake High School Marching Band, Ensign Orchestra, Microsoft Orchestra, Orchestra Seattle, Puget Sound Symphony Orchestra, Seattle Wind Symphony, Thalia Symphony, and the Washington Wind Symphony.
- Performed with the rocks bands Mr. & Mrs. Muffins, Cloud Person, and The Bonobros at various venues throughout the region, including the Crocodile, the Tractor Tavern, Chop Suey, the High Dive, the Feedback Lounge, and the Desert 100 Motocross rally.
- Performed as accompanying percussionist with vocal groups such as Northwest Chorale, Columbia Choirs, and Pacifica Choirs.
General Music Teacher:
Keller Elementary, Kirkland, WA 2010-present
Lanesboro Schools, Lanesboro, MN 2008-2009
Kamiakin Middle School, 2010-present (4-5th grade)(Washington)
Lanesboro Public Schools, 2008-2009 (4-12th grade) (Minnesota)
Winner Public Schools, 2006-2008 (5-12th grade) (South Dakota)
Roosevelt High School Drumline, 2003-2005 (8-12th grade)(South Dakota)
Organization of American Kodály Educators:
Executive Board of Directors, Treasurer: March 2018-present
Northwest Kodály Educators, Regional Treasurer: July 2012-June 2018
Master of Education, Seattle Pacific University, 2016
Bachelor of Music Education, South Dakota State University, 2006
Kodály Certification, Seattle Pacific University, 2015
Orff Training, University of St. Thomas (Minnesota), 2010