PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PRIVATE PIANO AND VOCAL TEACHER           2006 – present
Teach private lessons to students ages 4 through adult

COMPOSER FOR THE CATASTROPHES WEB SERIES   2013-2016
Composed all of the music for the web series, available at http://youtube.com/catcatastrophes

ASSOCIATE COMPOSER            2013-2014
Sonixphere – Chicago, IL
Studied music composition via MIDI and software input. Composed music for TV and commercial pieces.
Fluent in Logic Pro and Logic X. Familiar with ProTools.

PIANO TEACHER                         2009 – 2013
Bucktown Music – Chicago, IL
Taught private lessons to students ages 5 through adult

ACCOMPANIST – Madison, WI       1998-2006
Accompanied various instruments, including strings, bass, vocalists, pianists, winds, etc. for concerts, competitions, and juries

TEACHING ASSISTANT                  2002-2004
University of Wisconsin, Madison – Madison, WI
Taught class piano 101-104 to college music students
Taught private lessons to music and non-music majors
Compiled class piano 104 course book, which is still in use
Designed and implemented class plans
Administered exams and final grades

EDUCATION
Master of Music, Piano Performance – University of Wisconsin, Madison 2004

Bachelor of Music, Piano Performance – University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2002

STUDIED WITH:
Gary Hammond –                   Summer festivals 2004, 2005
Christopher Taylor –                     2000-2004
Howard Karp –                             1998-2000
Parry Karp (chamber) –                1998-2004
Martha Fischer (accompanying) – 1998-2004
Vladimir Leyetchkiss –                   1994-1998

MASTER CLASSES WITH:
Yefim Bronfman                              2003
Paul Badura-Skoda                        2002

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
Member of Classical Revolution Chicago
Various chamber music ensembles in Chicago
Singer/Songwriter and Performer
Keyboardist in local band
Christmas Choir Director for Commercial Park Singers, 2009

AWARDS AND FESTIVALS
Accompanist for Hot Springs Music Festival, 2004 and 2005 seasons
Teaching Assistantship, University of Wisconsin, Madison 2002-2004
Winner of Annual Concerto Competition, University of Wisconsin, Madison 2002, Rachmaninoff’s Third Concerto
Winner of Annual Beethoven Piano Competition, University of Wisconsin, Madison 2001
Nycomed-Amersham National Merit Scholarship for College Students, 2000
Undergraduate Merit Scholarship for the University of Wisconsin, Madison Music School, 1998-2002