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Experience as an Educator:


2013-2022 - Occidental College Applied Music Faculty | Improvisation / Jazz / Commercial Piano

         2020 - Occidental College | Ensemble Coach


2010-2016 - Harvard Westlake Upper School | Jazz Combo Coach & Private Instructor

2008-2010 - Los Angeles Music Academy | Ensemble Workshops 

2005-2007 - Star Music Program | Ensemble Coaching (young rock musicians ages 5-12)

         2011 - Cal St. Long Beach | Guest Artist

1998-2010 - Private Instructor | Guitar & Piano (all ages)

2000-2001 - University of Miami | Private Music Theory & Piano Tutor 



2005 - B.M. (Jazz Piano Performance and Studio Music) University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

           Honors Society, Arnold Volpe Scholarship. Pi Kappa Lambda. Completed Minor in Psychology.  

2007 - U.C.L.A Certificate Film Scoring Extension Program

1999 - Berklee College of Music 5-Week Summer Performance Program, Jazz Piano

1998 - Berklee College of Music 5-Week Summer Performance Program, Rock/Fusion Guitar


Private Study:

Jazz Piano 

Vince Maggio, Phillip Strange, and Doug Bickel (University of Miami), Alan Pasqua (USC),

David Roitstein (CalArts) 

Classical Piano 

Daniel Lessner and Norman Krieger (Juiliard)

Film Scoring/Composition 

James Venables and Bob Drasnin (UCLA)


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