Professional Performance Experience

2016: Present: Oboe and English Horn Soloist - Nu Deco Ensemble

Miami, FL

 

2014: Present: Oboe and English Horn Soloist - Palm Beach Opera

West Palm Beach, FL

 

2015: Substitute Oboist - Virginia Symphony Orchestra and Virginia Opera

Norfolk, VA

 

2015: Substitute Oboist - Orlando Philharmonic and Orlando Ballet

Orlando, FL

 

2014: Guest Artist - Orquésta Sinfónica de Chile and Orquésta Sinfónica de Concepción

Santiago, Chile

 

2013-2014: Assistant Principal Oboe - Orquésta Filharmónica de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

 

2013: Substitute English Horn Soloist - Orquésta Filharmónica de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

 

2012: Soloist - Mozart Sinfonia Concertante with members of Conspiro! and the Clarus Ensemble

 

2011-2013: Conspiro! Woodwind Quintet: Recitals, Chamber Music Competitions, Outreach, Composer Collaborations

 

2010-Present: Founder-Floboehaus Music: Professional chamber music performances, education, and outreach projects. “Bringing music to our community.”

 

2010-2013: Stony Brook University: Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra, Baroque Chamber Players, Contemporary Chamber Players, Emerson Chamber Festival, Blowage Big Band

 

2010: Oboe/English Horn: Mary Poppins, and Wicked Broadway Across America National Tours, Ft. Lauderdale and Miami, FL

 

2009-2010: Symphony of the Americas: Oboe/English Horn

 

2008-2010: Performances with Florida Grand Opera, Miami Pops, Palm Beach Symphony, Florida Lakes Symphony, Ars Flores Symphony Orchestra, Teatro Lirico D’Europa

 

2008: Colorado Symphony Orchestra and National Repertory Orchestra with Jeffrey Kahane

 

2007: CCM Winds Department Faculty Chamber Music Recital: Guest Artist

 

2007-2008: Tritones: Oboe, Clarinet, and Bassoon Trio: Recitals and Outreach Performances

 

2007: Opera, Theater, and Music Festival of Lucca: Featured Oboe Soloist: Mozart Oboe Quartet

 

2006-2008: CCM: Philharmonia, Wind Symphony, Concert Orchestra, Mainstage Opera

 

2004-2006: Arizona Winds: Principal Oboe

 

2003: Scottsdale Community Orchestra: Oboe

 

2003-2005: Chiavi Trio: Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano, Recitals, Outreach, Chamber Music Competitions

 

2002-2006: Arizona State University: Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonietta, Wind Ensemble, Wind Symphony, Lyric Opera Theatre

Educational Employment

2016-Present: Adjunct Oboe Professor -  Palm Beach Atlantic University

2015-Present: Palm Beach State College: Adjunct Oboe Professor

2015-2016: Miami Arts Charter: Oboe Artist in Residence

2015-Present: Dreyfoos School of the Arts: Oboe Artist in Residence

2006-Present: OboeKendra Music: Professional Oboe Reed Making, Private Oboe Lessons, Freelance Performances

2014: Oboe and English Horn Professor: Fundación de Orquestas Juveniles y Infantiles (Foundation of Youth and Children’s Orchestras) Santiago, Chile

2013: Substitute Oboe Professor: Universidad Mayor, Santiago, Chile

2010-2012: Stony Brook University Oboe Graduate Teaching Assistant to Pedro Díaz

2007-2008: CCM Oboe Graduate Teaching Assistant to Mark Ostoich​​

Education

2010-2014: DMA-Performance—Summa Cum Laude, Stony Brook University. Oboe studies with Pedro Diaz

2008-2010: Professional Performance Certificate, Lynn University. Oboe studies with Joseph Robinson

2006-2008: MM-Performance—Cum Laude, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM). Oboe studies with Dr. Mark Ostoich

2002-2006: BM-Performance—Summa Cum Laude, Arizona State University. Oboe studies with Martin Schuring

2001-2002: High School Diploma, Interlochen Arts Academy. Oboe studies with Daniel Stolper

1998-2001: Oboe studies with Petrea Warneck: South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra, Furman University,

 

Master classes/lessons with: John Mack, Linda Strommen, Katherine Needleman, Jan Eberle, Nancy Ambrose King, Rebecca Henderson, Chris Philpotts, Allan Vogel, Elaine Douvas, Nathan Hughes, Richard Killmer, Robert Atherholt, Michelle Fiala, Dwight Parry, Erin Hannigan, James Gorton, Robert Weiner, Frank Rosenwein, Martin Hebert, Merril Greenberg, Alex Klein, Sherry Sylar, Eric Ohlsson

Summer Festivals

2012: Amherst Early Music Festival

New London, CT

2008: National Repertory Orchestra

Breckenridge, CO

2007: Opera, Theatre, and Music Festival of Lucca

Lucca, Italy

2006: The Grandin Chamber Music Festival

Cincinncati, OH 

2001-2003: Eastern Music Festival

Greensboro, NC

2000-2003, 2009: John Mack Oboe Camp

Wildacres, NC

Other Employment

2015-Present: Trevco-Varner Music: Office Assistant and Oboe Specialist

 

2010-2013: Stony Brook University: Assistant to the Music Graduate Program Coordinator

2003-2005: Weber Reeds, Chandler, AZ: Workshop Assistant

Awards & Honors

2015: Finalist: Orquesta Filharmonica de Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico- Principal Oboe Audition

2014: Semi Finalist: Sarasota Orchestra- Oboe 2/English Horn Audition

2014: Substitute Musician: Naples Philharmonic Orchestra (Florida)

2012: Winner: Ackerman Chamber Music Competition: Conspiro! Woodwind Quintet

2010-2012: Stony Brook University Staller Scholarship and Graduate Teaching Assistantship

2010: Substitute Musician: Allentown Symphony Orchestra

2008-10: Lynn University Conservatory of Music: Full Scholarship and Friends of the Conservatory Music Scholarship

2008: Finalist: Honolulu Symphony Orchestra: English Horn/Oboe III Audition

2008: National Repertory Orchestra: The Jim and Barbara Calvin Endowed Chair

2007: Substitute Musician: Springfield Symphony Orchestra (Ohio)

2006- 2008: U.C. College-Conservatory of Music: University Graduate Scholarship and Teaching Assistantship

2005: Semifinalist: Coleman Chamber Music Competition: Chiavi Trio