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:: Performance Experience ::

  • Groove Theory
    • Keyboard [Summer 2009]

  • Tallahassee Swing
    • Alto Sax/Clarinet/Flute [Summer 2004 - Summer 2006]

  • Tallahassee Swing Shift
    • [Summer 2004 - Summer 2006]

  • Tallahassee Little Theater
    • "How To Succeed In Business [Spring 2004]
    • "Nunsense" [Spring 2006]

  • Theater a La Carte
    • "Sideshow" [Summer 2005]

  • Quincy Music Theater
    • "Jesus Christ Superstar" [Spring 2005]

  • Florida State University
    • Jazz Ensemble, Lead Alto, [Fall 2004]
    • Tri-State Honor Band, Principal Baritone Saxophone [Winter 2003]
    • Honors Jazz Camp, Premier Ensemble [Summer 2003]
    • Symphonic Band Camp
      • Tenor Saxophone [Summer 2001]
      • Alto Saxophone [Summer 2002]
      • Clarinet [Summer 2003]
    • Symphonic Band Camp
      • Lead Tenor [Summer 2001 - Summer 2003]
    • High School Honors Jazz Ensemble, Lead Alto, [2002 - 2004]

  • Florida District 3, All District Honor Band
    • Baritone Saxophone [Spring 1999]
    • Baritone Saxophone [Spring 2000]
    • Tenor Saxophone [Spring 2001
    • Principal Tenor Saxophone [Spring 2002]
    • Alto Saxophone [Spring 2003]
    • Tenor Saxophone [Spring 2004]

  • IAJE Florida Chapter, Premier Ensemble
    • Lead Tenor [Spring 2003]

  • Lawton Chiles High School
    • Saxophone Quartet, Principal Saxophone/Leader [Fall 2003 - Summer 2004]
    • Clarinet Choir, Principal Clarinet/Co-Leader [Fall 2003 - Summer 2004]
    • Woodwind Choir, Principal Saxophone [Fall 2003 - Summer 2004
    • Performing Arts Musicals
      • "42nd Street" [Spring 2006]
      • "The Boyfriend" [Spring 2004]
      • "Hello, Dolly [Spring 2003]
      • "Cinderella" [Spring 2001]
    • Symphonic Band, Principal Saxophone [2000 - 2004]

:: Leadership Experience ::

  • Saxophone Instructor [2002 - Present]

  • Former Collegiate Member of the Florida Band Master's Association

  • Former Collegiate Member of the Florida Music Educator's Association

  • Lawton Chiles High School Band
    • Drumline Instructor [2004 - 2006]
    • 1st Assistant Drum Major [2003 - 2004]
    • Saxophone Section Leader [2001 - 2004]
    • Drill Sergeant [2001 - 2004]
    • Co-Founder, Music Composition Club [2001 - 2004]
    • Jazz Saxophone Section Leader [2000 - 2004]

:: Composition Experience ::

  • Albany Marine Band [2008 - Present]

  • Tallahassee Swing, Jazz [2004 - 2006]

:: Awards and Distinctions ::

  • Accepted in the United States Marine Corps as a Marine Musician [2006]

  • Awarded a Music Scholarship from the University of North Florida [Spring 2005]

  • Accepted into the University of North Florida Music Department, Jacksonville FL [Summer 2005]

  • Accepted into Florida State University Honors Jazz Camp [Summer 2003]

  • Accepted into Florida State University Tri-State Honor Band [Winter 2003]

  • Accepted into University of South Florida Festival of Winds [Winter 2003]

  • Accepted into the International Associate of Jazz Educators Jazz Festival [Spring 2003]

  • Accepted into Florida District 3 Honor Band [1999 - 2004]

  • Accepted into Teal Sound Drum and Bugle Corps [Winter 2003]

  • Awarded a 4 on the Advanced Placement Music Theory Exam [Summer 2004]

  • Awarded the Director's Award [2002, 2004]

  • Awarded the Music Department Award, Lawton Chiles High School [Spring 2004]

  • Graduation from Florida State University Marching Band Leadership Camp [Summer 2003]

  • Awarded the Outstanding Musicianship Award, Florida State University Honors Jazz Ensemble [Spring 2003]

  • Music Performance Assessment Awards
    • Symphonic Band, Superior [2001, 2002, 2003, 2004]
    • Marching Band, Superior [2001, 2003, 2004]
    • Jazz Ensemble [2001, 2002, 2003, 2004]

  • Solo and Ensemble Awards
    • 2 District Superior ratings [2004]
    • 1 State Super rating [2004]
    • 3 District Superior ratings [2003]
    • 1 District Superior rating [2002]
    • 1 District Superior rating [2001]
    • 1 District Superior rating [1999]




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