Curriculum Vitae (2010)

 

Education

Royal Academy of Music (London), Postgraduate Diploma  2007

Manhattan School of Music, Bachelor of Music  2006

 

Current Position

National Centre for the Performing Arts Orchestra, Principal Trombone

Beijing, China  April 2010-present

 

Other Performance Experience (selected)

Singapore Symphony Orchestra  09, substitute

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra  04, substitute

Symphony in C (Haddonfield Symphony)  09, substitute

SymphoNYC  08-09, solo

New York Opera Society  09, section

New York String Orchestra  09, section

Olympus Chamber Orchestra  10, principal

New England Symphonic Ensemble  08, second

One World Symphony  07-09, principal

Camerata New York  04, second

London International Orchestra of Academia  06-07, principal

Royal Academy of Music Orchestra  06-07, principal

Manhattan School of Music Symphony  02-06, principal

Colorado College Festival Orchestra  06, principal

Aspen Festival Orchestra  04, guest

MSM Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra  05-06, section

 

Recording/Studio Experience:

Second Trombone  BIS Records, Singapore Symphony Orchestra  2009

Principal Trombone  Bridge Records Inc., Concertos for Two Pianos  2006

Trombone  Xavier (documentary)  2006

Solo Trombone  Captain Valedor (film)  2005

Principal Trombone  Albany Records, The Seagull  2003

 

Awards/Competitions/Auditions

National Centre for the Performing Arts Orchestra, Principal Trombone Audition Winner  2010

Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, Second Trombone Audition Semi-Finalist  2009

Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Second Trombone Audition Runner-Up  2009

New York City Opera, Second Trombone Audition Finalist  2007

Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Principal Trombone Audition Runner-Up  2006

Stanley Picker Trust Award, Royal Academy of Music  2006-2007

Mark Elliot Foundation Scholarship, Royal Academy of Music  2006-2007

Manhattan School of Music Scholarship  2002-2006

Greater Buffalo Youth Orchestra, Senior Concerto Competition Winner  2002

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Eleanor V. Millonzi Scholarship Finalist  2002

 

Summer Festivals/Programs

Colorado College Summer Music Festival  2006

Aspen Music Festival  2004

Bar Harbor Brass Festival  2001

Alessi Seminar, auditor  2001

Indiana University – CAP  2001

 

Principal Teachers

Ian Bousfield  Principal Trombone, Vienna Philharmonic  2006-2007

Denis Wick  retired Principal Trombone, London Symphony Orchestra  2006-2007

David Finlayson  Second Trombone, New York Philharmonic  2005-2006

Per Brevig  retired Principal Trombone, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra  2002-2005

Scott Parkinson  late Principal Trombone, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra  2001-2002