Resume

EDUCATION

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

2008 – 2010
Masters of Music: Viola Performance, University of Southern California Thornton School of Music

TEACHERS

2003 – 2008
Rami Solomonow, Viola Professor at DePaul University

2003 – 2004
Jeff Kowalkowski, Composition Professor at DePaul University

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

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

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

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

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

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

FACULTY POSITIONS

2007 – 2008
Artistic Faculty, DePaul School of Music Summer Chamber Music Program, Chicago, IL

2013 – 2014
String and Composition Faculty, UC Berkeley Young Musicians Program, Berkeley, CA

2015 – Present
Orchestra Coach, Idyllwild Arts Academy

ORCHESTRAL EXPERIENCE

Principal/Assistant positions

  • Hollywood Bowl Orchestra: Acting Associate Principal Violist (2015)
  • Long Beach Opera Orchestra: Principal (2015)
  • Culver City Chamber Orchestra: Principal (2014)
  • South Florida Symphony Orchestra: Principal (2013 – Present)
  • Torrance Symphony: Principal (2012 – 2013)
  • Glendale Philharmonic: Principal Violist & Assistant Principal (2011 – Present)
  • 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

  • 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

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)

REFERENCES

Rami Solomonow, Professor of Viola (DePaul University)

Donald McInnes, Professor of Viola (USC, retired)