Oberlin Conservatory – Graduate 2015
Bachelor of music, classical guitar performance
Oberlin College and Conservatory
Student Academic Services | 2012-2015
Peer tutor in music theory I-IV. I met up to twice weekly with my assigned tutees. I was hired based on faculty recommendation.
Oberlin Conservatory Secondary Lessons Program | 2014-2015
Secondary lessons instructor. I met weekly with 8 students for half-hour lessons, which the students took for credit. I was hired based on faculty recommendation.
Azariah’s Café, Skybar Café, Oberlin College | 2012-2015
Student manager, counter worker. I worked at and helped operate 2 school-owned coffee bar locations, working the counter and helping keep both locations stocked.
Cadence Theater Company | 2013
Sound designer for Good People. I wrote and recorded incidental/scene change music.
Appel Farm Arts Camp | Summer 2013
Guitar instructor/bunk counselor. I taught 4 classes each day, and lived with 10-12 middle school/early high school aged boys as their counselor.
Session Musician/Producer | 2012 – Current
I have produced and performed on several recordings including, most recently, an upcoming release from Richmond, VA artist Lucy Dacus, as well as past releases by Lucy Dacus, Dear Ghosts, Parlour Shakedown, and Max Capistran
Seven Hills After-School Music Program | 2009-2010
I founded this program, dedicated to teaching young musicians about playing music they love, and specifically about playing in an ensemble.
ORGANIZATIONS, MEMBERSHIP & HONORS
Pi Kappa Lambda | Inducted 2015
Sorrento GuitarFest | Summer 2015
James Stroud Entrepreneurship Award | 2015
James Stroud All-Ohio Guitar Competition | 2015
Guitar Foundation of America | 2013 – Current
Festival participant, 2014
Oberlin Classical Guitar Society | 2012-2015
Oberlin Student Cooperative Association | 2012-2015
Education committee member, 2012
Head cook, 2013-2014
Bread maker 2013-2014
Interim Dining Loose Ends coordinator, 2013
Tri-M Music Honors Club | 2007-2011
Steering committee representative
Private teachers: Stephen Aron, David Toussaint, John Patykula, Adam Larrabee, Clarke Hedgepath, Trey Pollard
Masterclasses/single lessons: David Tannenbaum, Jason Vieaux, Roland Dyens, Stanley Yates, LA Guitar Quartet, Jeffrey McFadden, Vladamir Gorbach, Łukasz Kuropaczewski
Prophecy Machine, an Opera by Porter James
Riven Driftwood, a Chamber Opera by Nicole Gutman
Chimera, a Guitar Trio by Stephen Aron
Do Not Saturate and Flagstaff, AZ, two solo pieces by Jackie Milestone
Classical guitar in ensemble with flute, violin, voice, oboe; classical guitar duo, trio, quartet; large conducted guitar ensemble; jazz combo/big band; rock band; musical pit band