Academics & Teaching


DMA in Violin Performance, Boston University, 2006.
Masters in Violin Performance (MMus), Yale University School of Music, 2001.
Masters in Violin Performance (MMus), The University of Michigan, 1998.
Bachelor of Arts, The University of Michigan, 1997.
Violin studies, Hans Richter Conservatory of Music, Györ, Hungary, 1988-1991.


Westmont College, Associate Professor of Music (with tenure), 2006-2013. Director of String Department, Private instruction-Violin/Viola. Chamber music, Orchestral Sectional coach.

New England Conservatory Preparatory Division, Violin Instructor 2005-2006. Violin Sectional Instructor: NEC Youth Philharmonic and Symphony.

All Newton Music School, Violin Instructor, 2005-2006

Boston University, Teaching Assistant (Peter Zazofsky), 2004-2005

Yale University, Teaching Assistant (Erick Friedman), 1999-2001

Professional Associations

American String Teachers Association, Member since 1996.
American Federation of Musicians, member since 1997, Local 308.
College Music Society, Member since 2004.
National Association of Negro Musicians, member since 2010.