Degree(s): MM Wind Conducting, Penn State University, 2003

BM Music Education, SUNY Potsdam Crane School of Music, 2001

Current Employment/Employer(s): Director of Bands, Oyster Bay High School

Creative Projects: Collaborations with composers Samuel Adler, Frank Ticheli, Thomas Duffy, Shelley Hanson, Michael Colgrass, Timothy Broege, Rossano Galante, Paul Moravec, and Joel Puckett. Two performances at Carnegie Hall (2010, 2014). Rehearsal with Case Scaglione, assistant conductor of the NY Philharmonic. Vice President of the New York State Band Directors Association. Adjunct faculty member at Long Island University.