5/16/2015 My good friend Josh Wareham, viola, is putting on an excellent benefit recital this Friday, 5/20. Josh’s Project, Music for Meals, is raising money for Open Arms of Minnesota and for his fund to purchase a new viola. I’ll have the pleasure of playing Mozart’s Kegelstatt trio with him this Friday at Salem Lutheran Church in … Continue reading Music For Meals with Josh Wareham, Viola
3/8/2016 – 3/15/2016 I am about to embark upon a really exciting spring break trip! I’ll be headed to NYC for the very first time to take a few lessons from teachers and hear the New York Philharmonic. I’ll be staying with a trumpet friend from a summer camp and a conductor friend from St. … Continue reading Spring Break Adventures
2/15/2016 I’m excited to announce that I have been selected as a finalist for the Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship. This Fellowship provides up to $20,000 to graduate students in the arts to help offset the cost of education. Assuming everything goes as planned, I will be auditioning at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on … Continue reading Kate Neal Kinley Fellowship Finalist
2/11/2016 Today I will have the pleasure of playing in the master class of Corrado Giuffredi, the principal clarinetist of the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana. I will be playing the exposition of the Mozart Concerto with the hope that some Corrado’s beautiful Italianate, cantabile, bel canto melodies will rub off on me! Continue reading Corrado Giuffredi Master Class
2/4/2016 – 2/6/2016 The Philharmonic Quintet of New York will be doing a residency at FSU for the next three days. I am fortunate enough to be performing the first movement of Eric Ewazen’s Wind Quintet for the PQNY members in a chamber music master class with my quintet on 2/4, and again as a … Continue reading Philharmonic Quintet of NY Residency
1/15/2016 I have been selected as a finalist for the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra Young Artists Competition! I will be auditioning again on February 6th for a chance to perform Debussy’s Première Rhapsodie with the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra on their April 19th concert. Wish me luck! Update- 2/6/2016 After a treacherous 3.5 hour drive last … Continue reading LSO Young Artists Competition
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has put out an important study the past few years called “By The Numbers.” In these studies, they track what music is being performed each season by a number of American orchestras (2014-2015 they tracked 21 of the top orchestras; in 2015-2016 they tracked 89 major orchestras). I think the most significant thing taken … Continue reading The voices of our time
Hi all, I’m very excited to be launching my own website. The aim of this website is to help promote my musicianship as a performer and teacher (hopefully it will help me get hired for something!). It is still in its early stages, but please feel free explore the different sections, listen, read, and stay tuned … Continue reading Welcome!