Performance Resume

EDUCATION

Double BM summa cum laude: Composition & Viola Performance, DePaul University School of Music (2003 – 2008)

Graduate Studies (MM): Viola Performance, University of Southern California Thornton School of Music (2008 – 2010)

TEACHERS

Rami Solomonow, Viola Professor at DePaul University (2003 – 2008)

Jeff Kowalkowski, Composition Professor at DePaul University (2003 – 2004)

Carole Mukagawa, Viola Professor at the Henry Mancini Institute (2004 – 2005)

Dr. Kurt Westerburg, Composition Professor at DePaul University (2005 – 2006)

Dr. Juan Campoverde Q., Composition Professor at DePaul University (2006 – 2007)

Dr. Gregory Hutter, Composition Professor at DePaul University (2007 – 2008)

Roger Myers, Viola Professor and String Chair at the University of Texas in Austin
(during McInnes’ sabbatical, 2008 – 2009)

Donald McInnes, Viola Professor at the University of Southern California (2008 – 2010)

FACULTY POSITIONS & LECTURES

Artistic Faculty, DePaul School of Music Summer Chamber Music Program
(Chicago, IL, 2007-2008)

String and Composition Faculty, UC Berkeley Young Musicians Program
(Berkeley, CA, 2013 -2015)

Orchestra Prep Coach, Idyllwild Arts Academy
(Idyllwild, CA, 2015 – 2019)

Viola Guest Lecturer, Strings Masterclass & Chamber Music, Drexel University
(Philadelphia, PA, 2017)

Audition Committee Member, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic
(Los Angeles, CA, 2019)

Viola Guest Lecturer, Strings Masterclass, New Music School at Steinway & Songs
(Beverly Hills, CA, 2019)

Guest Lecturer, Writing Music for Multimedia, DePaul University School of Music
(Chicago, IL, 2019)

Jury Member, Southern California Viola Society, Viola Youth Competition
(Los Angeles, CA 2021)

ORCHESTRAL EXPERIENCE

Audition Experience:

Los Angeles Philharmonic Association: Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Assistant Principal Viola Finalist (2019 – Present)

Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra: Section Viola Finalist/Sub List (2015 – ­Present)

New West Symphony Orchestra: Section Viola ­ Finalist/Sub List (2014 – ­Present)

Los Angeles Philharmonic Association: Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Section Viola ­Winner (2012 – Present)

Los Angeles Opera: Principal Viola: Selection for Principal Audition/Sub List (2011 –­ 2012)

San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra: Section Viola­ Winner (2008 ­– 2011)

Pacific Symphony: Section Viola: Finalist (2008 ­– 2009)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Civic Orchestra of Chicago: Principal Viola Winner (2008 – ­2009)

Grant Park Symphony Orchestra: Section Viola ­Semi Finalist (2007)

South Bend Symphony Orchestra: Section Viola ­Winner (2006 –­ 2008)


Principal/Assistant Positions:
 

Danny Elfman Orchestra: Principal Viola (2022)

Academy Awards Oscars Orchestra: Principal Violist (2022)

Orchestra Santa Monica: Guest Principal Viola (2022 – Present)

Hollywood Bowl Orchestra: Guest Principal Violist (2021 – Present)

Jacaranda: Guest Principal Viola (2019 – Present)

Riverside Philharmonic: Guest Principal Viola (2019 – Present)

Hollywood Bowl Orchestra: Acting Associate Principal Violist (2015 – Present)

New West Symphony Orchestra: Guest Principal Violist (2016)

Long Beach Opera Orchestra: Principal (2015)

Culver City Chamber Orchestra: Principal (2014)

South Florida Symphony Orchestra: Principal (2013 – 2019)

Torrance Symphony: Principal (2012 – 2013)

Glendale Philharmonic: Principal Violist & Assistant Principal (2011 – 2016)

USC Symphony Orchestra: Assistant Principal Violist (2008 – 2010)

Corona Symphony Orchestra: Principal (2008)

Chicago Classical Philharmonic: Principal (2007 – 2008)

Civic Orchestra of Chicago: Co-Principal Violist (2007 – 2008)

DePaul Symphony Orchestra: Co-Principal (2006 – 2008)

Rockford Symphony Orchestra: Regular Substitute Assistant Principal Violist (2007 – 2008)

Oistrach Symphony Orchestra: Principal (2005 – 2008)

Henry Mancini Chamber Orchestra: Principal (2004)

Henry Mancini Alumni Symphony Orchestra: Assistant Principal Violist (2006)

Henry Mancini Symphony Orchestra: Principal (2005)

DePaul University Chamber Orchestra: Assistant Principal Violist (2003)


Section Positions:

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra: Substitute Violist (Present)

Hollywood Chamber Orchestra: Section Viola (2018 – Present)

Pacific Symphony: Substitute Violist (2017 – Present)

Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra: Substitute Violist (2015 – Present)

Phoenix Symphony Orchestra: Substitute Violist (2015 – Present)

Las Vegas Philharmonic: Substitute Violist (2015 – Present)

Los Angeles Opera Orchestra: Substitute Violist (2015 – Present)

Hollywood Studio Symphony (2015 – Present)

Riverside Philharmonic (2015 – Present)

”The Voice” NBC Artist- Section Violin/Viola (2013 – Present)

iPalpiti Orchestra of International Laureates (2013 – Present)

Hollywood Bowl Orchestra (2012 – Present)

“Glee” Fox Studios Artist- Violist (2012)

BET Awards- Section Violinist (2010)

Redlands Philharmonic (2010)

San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra (2009 – 2011)

South East Symphony Orchestra (2008)

Chicagoland Pops Orchestra (2008)

Chicago Sinfonietta (2007 – 2008)

Chicago Jazz Orchestra (2007 – 2008)

Civic Orchestra of Chicago- Associate Violist (2006 – 2007)

South Bend Symphony Orchestra- Regular Substitute Section Viola (2006 – 2007)

Lira Symphony Orchestra (2006)

Northbrook Symphony Orchestra (2004 – 2008)

DePaul Symphony Orchestra (2004 – 2006)


AWARDS

Hollywood Music in Media Award Winner – Best Score in an Animated Short Film (2022)

ASCAP David Rose Award Recipient for Film Scoring (2022)

USC Full Tuition Scholarship- Masters of Music in Viola Performance (2008 – 2010)

Chicago Sinfonietta Diversity Orchestral Scholar (2007 – 2008)

Kate Richardson Scholar of Music at DePaul University School of Music (2003 – 2008)

DePaul School of Music Dean’s List (2003 – 2008)

Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition Winner (2003)

Winner of the National Award of Merit at the National Fine Arts Festival, All Strings Division (2000)

Former Primary Conductor of the Joliet Chamber Orchestra (2000 – 2003)

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