résumé

ORCHESTRAL EXPERIENCE

  • Southside Sinfonietta, Bethlehem, PA, cellist; 2013 – 2016
  • Lehigh University Choral Arts, assistant principal cellist; 2005 – 2016
  • Arden Theatre, Tulipomania Orchestra, principal cellist; 2012
  • Camerata Philadelphia, China Tour, assistant principal cellist; 2011 – 2012
  • Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, substitute cellist; 2002 – 2007
  • Lancaster Symphony Orchestra, section cellist; 2002 – 2007
  • Allentown Symphony Orchestra, substitute cellist; 2002 – 2006
  • Opera in the Ozarks, section cellist; summers of 2001 – 2002
  • Wichita Symphony Orchestra, section cellist; 2000 – 2002

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Private Studio, Philadelphia, PA; 2006 – 2014
  • School for Strings, New York, NY; Substitute Teacher; 2007 – 2011
  • Settlement Music School, Philadelphia, PA (Jenkintown Branch); 2006 – 2008
  • Moorestown School of Music, Moorestown, NJ; 2006 – 2008
  • Community Conservatory, Doylestown, PA; 2005 – 2007
  • Community Music School, Allentown, PA; 2003 – 2006
  • Private Studio, Allentown, PA; 2002 – 2006
  • Private Studio, Wichita, KS; 2000 – 2002
  • Teaching Assistant to Pam Devenport, Sarasota, FL; 1995 – 1999

OTHER MUSICAL EXPERIENCE

  • Pennsylvania String Ensemble, cellist; 2009 – 2016
  • Loudermilk String Quartet, cellist & manager; 2002 – 2011
  • Assistant Librarian, Allentown Symphony Orchestra; 2004 – 2006
  • Wichita State University Graduate String Quartet; 2000 – 2002
  • Master Classes with the Vermeer String Quartet, Amadeus Trio & Larry Stromberg
  • Annual solo recitals, Ithaca College & Wichita State University; 1997 – 2002

CELLO INSTRUCTION

  • Principal Instruction:
    • Elizabeth Simkin
    • Pamela Devenport
    • Andrew Kolb
  • Additional Instruction:
    • Rosemary Elliott
    • Heidi Hoffman
    • Sally Gross

EDUCATION

  • MMus, Music Performance, Cello, 2005
    Wichita State University
  • BMus, Music Performance, Cello 1999
    Ithaca College
  • Suzuki:
    • Books One, Two & Three, School for Strings; 2007 – 2008
    • Rick Mooney Seminar (supplemental books), School for Strings; 2006
    • ECC & Book One, Ithaca Suzuki Institute; summer 2004

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA); 2004 – present
  • Wichita Symphony Graduate String Quartet Assistantship; 2000 – 2002
  • Winner (Senior Division), Kansas ASTA String Competition; 2000