Orchestral Experience

  • Albany Symphony Orchestra – Principal Trumpet 1998 – Present
  • Boston Philharmonic – Principal Trumpet 2006 – Present
  • Boston Modern Orchestral Project – Trumpet 1995 – Present
  • Colorado Music Festival Orchestra – 2nd/Assoc. Principal 2006 – Present
  • Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra – Substitute     
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra – Substitute/Audition Finalist 2000 – Present
  • New York Philharmonic – Substitute
  • Boston Pops – Substitute 2000 – Present
  • Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra – Substitute 2000 – Present
  • Baltimore Symphony Orchestra – Acting Principal Trumpet /Audition Finalist 2000-2001
  • Hartford Symphony Orchestra – Acting Principal 2005 – 2007
  • Savannah Symphony Orchestra – Substitute-Acting Principal Trumpet
  • Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra – Substitute-Acting Principal Trumpet
  • Rhode Island Philharmonic – Substitute-Acting Principal Trumpet
  • Berkshire Opera Orchestra – Trumpet
  • Portland Symphony Orchestra – Substitute
  • Springfield Symphony Orchestra – Substitute
  • New Hampshire Music Festival
  • Monadnock Festival Orchestra
  • Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra
  • New World Symphony Orchestra
  • Boston Lyric Opera
  • Pro-Arte Chamber Orchestra
  • Musica Viva
  • Emmanuel Music
  • Boston Classical Orchestra
  • Great Woods Festival Orchestra
  • Lancaster Symphony Orchestra
  • Lancaster Pops Orchestra
  • Bolshoi Ballet Orchestra

Theater/Commercial

  • Artie Shaw Orchestra
  • North Shore Music Theater: Beverly, MA
  • Providence Performing Arts Center: Providence, RI
  • Majestic Theater: Boston, MA
  • Warwick Music Theater: Warwick, RI
  • John Almark Big Band

Chamber Music

  • Founder and Leader, Majestic Brass Quintet
  • Empire Brass Quintet
  • Member, Infinity Brass Quintet
  • Member, New England Brass
  • Founding Member, Uncommon Trio Contemporary Ensemble
  • Harvard Group for New Music
  • ALEA III Contemporary Ensemble
  • New England Conservatory Contemporary Ensemble

Principal Teachers

  • Charles Schlueter – Former Principal Trumpet, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Vince Penzerella – Former Second Trumpet, New York Philharmonic
  • Thomas Rolfs – Principal Trumpet, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Robert Nagel – Soloist, Recording Artist, Founder of New York Brass Quintet
  • Frank Kaderabek -Former Principal Trumpet, Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Mario Guarneri – Studio Musician, Principal Trumpet, L.A. Chamber Orchestra

Teaching Experience

  • Artist – Teacher of Trumpet, UMASS Amherst 2001- present
  • Visiting Faculty, Longy School of Music
  • Northeastern University, Trumpet Instructor and Brass Coach
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Trumpet Instructor
  • Trumpet Coach for Greater Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra
  • Trumpet Coach for Vermont Youth Symphony
  • Trumpet Coach for N.E.C.’s Youth Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Newton Public Schools Extension Music Program Faculty
  • Private Studio

Education

  • The New England Conservatory of Music
  • Tanglewood Music Center Fellowship
  • Music Academy of the West
  • Pierre Monteux School for Conductors
  • Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts

Selected Audition Results

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra (Second) 1/2010, Semi-Finalist
  • San Francisco Symphony (Principal) 1/2007, Final Four
  • New York Philharmonic (2nd and 3rd) 1/2006, Semifinalist
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra (Fourth) 4/2002, Finalist
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra (Fourth) 8/2001, Final Four
  • Colorado Symphony Orchestra (Principal) 4/2001, Final Five
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra (Principal) 1/2001, Finalist
  • Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (Principal) 10/2000, Final Two
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra (Fourth) 10/2000, Final Two
  • Philadelphia Orchestra (Asst. Principal) 5/2000, Semi-Finalist
  • Minnesota Orchestra (Asst. Principal) 9/1999, Semi-Finalist

Professional Organizations

  • International Trumpet Guild – Board of Directors
  • Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
  • American Federation of Musicians:
    *Local 9-535 Boston
    *Local 14 -Albany
    *Local 47 – Los Angeles
  • Chamber Music America
  • Massachusetts Society of Professors – Vice President