I am currently double majoring in Tuba Performance and Music Education with a minor in Geology at Sacramento State University. I study Tuba with Julian Dixon Sacramento Philharmonic) though I have previously studied with Zachariah Spellman (San Francisco Opera Orchestra) and have also studied chamber music with Fred Zifsitz (Alexander String Quartet).I also am the bass singer in one of the top collegiate vocal jazz groups in the nation. I was a member of the Concord Blue Devils A Corps in 2005 (Tuba) and 2006 (Bottom Bass). I was a member of the Santa Clara Vanguard A corps 2003 (Tuba). In the winter of 2007 I played 4th bass with the Sacramento Freelancers. I was also a member of the Roseville Independent Percussion Ensemble (2nd bass, snare, tenor) from 2003-2005. I'm a hardcore A's AND Giants Fan. Besides baseball and music I also go to the mountains to ski, hike, and climb. I have taught the percussion and visual captions at Nevada Union H.S. (Grass Valley, CA),Lincoln H.S. (Stockton, CA), Rodriguez H.S. (Fairfield, CA), Sierra MS (Stockton, CA), Roseville High School and Sullivan MS (Fairfield, CA).
I am currently a visual instructor and movement specialist for the Blue Devils B corps. I am also a current visual, brass, and bass drum staff member for the Amador Valley High School Marching Band (Pleasenton).