Email: tjp169@umd.edu

Degree(s): DMA Saxophone Performance, University of Maryland, 2012

MM Jazz Studies, 2006

BS Music Education, Penn State University, 2003

Current Employment/Employer(s): University of Maryland; College Park; Rowan University; Montgomery College

Former Employment/Employer(s): Frostburg State University

Current and/or Former Creative Projects/Performance Opportunities: Active freelance musician in Mid-Atlantic region.

Advice for Current Students: Play in everything you can with everyone you can. Always play your best and remember to be a good human first. You never know what opportunities can come out of every performance and/or teaching opportunity.