2009-present: Music Teacher, Burnett Elementary School, Douglasville, GA 2001-present: Private Music Teacher of Piano, Woodwinds, Voice, Theory, and Composition, Douglasville, GA 2009: Student Teacher of Band, Austin Middle School, Douglasville, GA 2006-2007: Guest Lecturer of Music Technology, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA 2004-2008: Guest Lecturer of Woodwind Techniques III, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA
I am a facilitator of learning.
2012: Top 15% of graduate class, Kent State University online, Kent, OH 2012: Featured piano soloist with the Atlanta Wind Symphony, Roswell, GA 2010: Composition “Native Spirit” added to the Georgia Music Educators Large Performance Group Evaluation list for featuring the skill level of the advancing young band, GMEA Headquarters, Stockbridge, GA 2005-2007: Bassoonist & Contrabassoonist with National Wind Ensemble, Carnegie Hall, NYC 2006: Selected for Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges 2006: Principal Bassoonist with Georgia All College Band, Savannah, GA 2006: GMTA Award of Excellence in College Piano Competition, Athens, GA 2005-2006: MTNA StAR Award recipient, MTNA, Cincinnati, OH 2003-2009: President’s and Dean’s List Honor Roll, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA 2003-2007: Cobb Music Teacher Scholarship recipient, CMTA, Marietta, GA
M.M., Music Education, Kent State University, (2013) B.M., Music Education, Kennesaw State University, Summa Cum Laude (2009) B.M., Music Performance, Piano and Bassoon, Kennesaw State University, Summa Cum Laude (2008)
PUBLISHED MUSIC COMPOSITIONS 2009: “Native Spirit” for Level 2 Concert Band, Published by BRS Music, Inc. 2008: “Quartet Suite for Double Reeds”, Self-Published