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Education

BM Jazz Studies, Indiana University - Jacobs School of Music, Bloomington, IN (2013)

 

Principal Instructors:

  David Baker, Professor - IU JSOM

  Steve Houghton, Professor - IU JSOM

  Michael Spiro, Professor - IU JSOM

  Jason Tiemann, Professor - University of Kentucky


Honors and Awards

IU Excellence Scholarship

Herbert Presidential Scholarship

Zildjian Student Scholarship (2011)

Owl Studios Emerging Jazz Artist (2011)

Residency at the Steans Music Institute at Ravinia (2012)


Performances

Notable:

 Performances with Curtis Fuller, Scott Burns, Alan Pasqua, Ingrid Jensen, Sara Caswell

 Steans Institute Alumni concert on Ravinia Festival main stage

 Weekly residency at the Chatterbox Jazz Club, Indianapolis (2012 – present)

 Regular performances in and around the Midwest with numerous groups including:

  Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra, Midcoast Swing Orchestra, Zach Lapidus, Sophie

  Faught, Rob Dixon, and numerous bands

 

College Ensembles:

 David Baker Jazz Ensemble, Brent Wallarab Jazz Ensemble, Brazilian Ensemble, Concert Band

 

Freelance:

  4 week EU tour with band Night Beds (Nov-Dec 2013)

5 week EU tour with Cale Tyson (May 2017)

  Numerous national tours with bands Snaarj, Mike Adams at His Honest Weight, Native Lights, Cale Tyson and more (2008 - present)

  3 national headlining and support tours with Diane Coffee (2015-2017)

  First-call session player for local and regional studios