Curriculum Vitae

Doctor of Music in Saxophone with minors in American Music History/Jazz/Dutch. Indiana University (2001).  Major Teachers: Eugene Rousseau, David Baker.

Master of Musical Arts in Saxophone Performance, Arizona State University (1986)

Auditor, Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris (1983-1984).  Major teacher: Daniel Deffayet

Diplôme, Prix d'Or à l'Unanimité (1st Prize) in Saxophone Performance, Conservatoire de la Région de Paris (1984)

Bachelor of Musical Arts in Saxophone Performance, Indiana University (1984)       

David Baker, Daniel Deffayet, Jean-Yves Formeau, Jean Ledeau, Eugene Rousseau, Larry Teal,   Joseph Wytko        

•Teaching Experience
Associate Professor of Music, University of North Carolina-Greensboro (2007)

Saxophone Instructor, Eastern Music Festival (2006-)

Artist Faculty, Blue Lake Fine Arts Academy (2004)

Assistant Professor of Saxophone, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (2000- )

Interim Instructor of Saxophone, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (1999-2000)

Adjunct Instructor of Saxophone, College Conservatory of Music (CCM) at the University of Cincinnati (1997-99)

Associate Instructor of Saxophone, Indiana University (1996-99)

Director/music leader, Big Band Utrecht, The Netherlands (1995-96)

Saxophone Instructor, Board of Directors, Almere Muziek Collectief, The Netherlands (1993-96)

Music Instructor (Saxophone and Jazz Ensemble), Middlebury College (1989-93)

Visiting Instructor of Saxophone, Ball State University (1986-87)

Assistant Saxophone Instructor, Arizona State University (1984-86)

Saxophone Instructor, Summer Music Camp, University of Wisconsin at Green Bay (1981)

Assistant Instructor, Rousseau Woodwind Workshop, Shell Lake, WI (1981)

Assistant Saxophone Instructor, Rousseau Saxophone Workshop (1980-83)

President, North American Saxophone Alliance (2007-09)

North Carolina Arts Council Touring Registry, Red Clay Quartet (2005)

Host, North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Conference, April 28-May 1, 2004.

Saxophonist for Eastern Music Festival, North Carolina Symphony, Greensboro Symphony

Chair, North Carolina Music Teachers Association Wind Division (2005)

Vandoren Performing Artist / Clinician (2003- )

Chair, Wind Area, University of North Carolina-Greensboro School of Music (2003-2008)

Saxophone Clinician, Yamaha Corporation of America (1992-present)