EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
April 2002-Present
Austin, TX
Instructor
Private instruction covering all aspects and techniques of contemporary guitar performance
June 2002-Present
Austin, TX
Instructor
Instruction in all aspects of group performance including: rehearsal techniques, group dynamics and teamwork, live performance techniques, song selection, recording practices, and writing original material
1992-Present
Austin, TX
Guitarist
Performances with organist/producer Ron Levy as well as many Austin locals including: Kellye Gray, Doug Hall, Alex Coke, Chris Maresh, Ron Wilkins, John Vogelsang, Pam Hart, and Dexter Walker
Austin, TX
Guest Instructor
Instruction in Jazz rhythm section techniques
Austin, TX
Guest Instructor
Instruction in Jazz rhythm section techniques
Summer 2000 and Summer 1998
Deerfield, MA
Instructor
Group performance, musical theater and private instruction
FORMAL EDUCATION
MM, Composition 2008
Texas State University
San Marcos, TX
Curriculum Fall 1997
Berklee College of Music
Boston, MA
BA, English 1995
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT
ADDITIONAL STUDY
Private Study with Richie Hart (New York based Jazz guitarist, educator, and performer). Supervised, aggressive self-study program focusing on both the melodic and harmonic movement of improvised solos in the Hardbop genre of Jazz. 1997-2001