Performance 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 & LECTURES

2007 – 2008

  • Artistic Faculty, DePaul School of Music Summer Chamber Music Program (Chicago, IL)

2013 – 2015

  • String and Composition Faculty, UC Berkeley Young Musicians Program (Berkeley, CA)

2015 – 2019

  • Orchestra Prep Coach, Idyllwild Arts Academy

2017

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

2019

  • Audition Committee Member, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra First Violin Auditions (LA Philharmonic)
  • Audition Committee Member, National “Take A Stand” Auditions (LA Philharmonic)
  • Viola Guest Lecturer, Strings Masterclass, New Music School at Steinway & Sons (Beverly Hills, CA)
  • Guest Lecturer, Writing Music for Multimedia, DePaul University School of Music (Chicago, IL)

2021

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

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

  • 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)

– professional references available upon request –