private trumpet instructor for 3 years, high school marching band instructor 3 years
Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at CSU Long Beach: Bachelors in Music, bachelor of Music Education, I am currently at Renton Technical College in the Band Instrument Repair Technology program
My main instrument in Trumpet, I also play guitar, I love to listen to piano, guilty of shower singing
World Music History and Instruments, Instrument Repair, instrument manufacturing
Trumpet, Music Theory, Jazz Improvisation
Jazz at Lincon Center Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis, Bon Iver, -Led Zeppelin, -Pink Floyd, The Count Basie Orchestra, Chet Baker, Sarah Vaughn, Kendrick Lamar, Clifford Brown, Snarky Puppy
Orchestras, jazz combos, wind bands, Oingo Boingo cover band - Dead Mans's Party, pop bands, jazz big band, Orange County Millennial Choir and Orchestra, Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle corps, brass chamber ensembles, NPR tiny desk
College brought me more opportunities, leading me to pursue a degree in music education at Bob Cole Conservatory of Music, California State University, Long Beach. During my time there, I played in numerous ensembles from orchestras to pop bands, learning from some of the best musicians in LA.
Life has now led me to the Pacific Northwest and Renton Technical College, where I am pursuing Instrument Repair Technologies.
Outside of music, I love backpacking, hiking, fly fishing, and being outside when I can. I take panoramic picture with my film camera. And I never became a rock star.