Personal Summary / Bio
Freelance sackbut player, trombonist, Early Music and choral singer. Classically trained trombonist (M.M. Manhattan School of Music). Studies or master classes with John Clarke (Bass Trombone), John Swallow(tenor trombone), Andrea von Ramm(Early Music performance), Wim Becu(sackbut), Douglas Kirk(Early Music performance), Robert Wiemkin & Joan Kimball(Early Music wind music), Daniel Stillman(Early Music wind music), Lucy Cross(Early Music performance and early notation) and Tim Rayburn(Medieval and Middle Eastern percussion). Opera, Dance, Symphonic and Theatre performances in New York City. Performances with the Collegium Musicum of Manhattan School of Music, NYU, and Mannes School of Music. Performances with Early Music ensembles: Pandolph Early Music and Dance Ensemble (Director and Performer), Music for Awhile, Heinrich Schutz Festival Choir and Orchestra at Union Theological Seminary NYC (Director and Performer), Kairos: Consort of Singers, Ridgeview Consort (Director, Performer), Ministers of Apollo, and Ars et Amici (recorder). Percussion performances with Pandolfo Early Music Ensemble (pipe and tabor), Ridgeview Consort (pipe and tabor, and frame drum), and Pinewoods Early Music Workshop faculty Contra Dance band (bodhran). Choral performances with: US Military Academy Glee Club, Opera Orchestra of New York, Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra, SUNY College-Community Chorale, New Paltz NY, and Ars et Amici (April 2012 performance at Basillica San Marco, Venice Italy).
Major, USAF, (Ret.) Vietnam and Operation Iraqi Freedom Era Veteran.
Information Technology Instructor, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.