Private music teacher from 2000-present (15 years)
Montreal Academy of Music authorized teacher, 2012-14. Violin, Viola, Voice, Piano and Music Theory/ Music History instructor.
Music Preparatory assistant and University student teacher:
Yale University: 2005-2008
Oberlin College and Conservatory: 2003-2005
Studies and work (viola, violin, voice, composition, piano)
Winnipeg Symphony, freelance soloist and private music instructor, Alexander Mickelthwate conducting, present.
Musician’s Union member, Winnipeg
Voice studies with Ann Golden-Fischer, Ellen Hargis and Lielle Berman-Robertson. (Lieder, art songs in German, Renaissance and Baroque solo repertoire, French and Italian, Classical repertoire)
Doctor of Musical Arts completion, University of Montreal– studies with Jutta Puchhammer- Sedillot, 2011-14.
Studies at Centre Orford 2013 with Jutta Puchhammer-Sedillot.
Musician’s Union member, Montreal 2011-14
Principal Viola of the Appassionata Chamber Orchestra, Montreal 2011-14, Daniel Myssyk
Regular Substitute with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra (OSM) 2013-14, Kent Nagano
Montreal Academy of Music teacher 2012-14
Union des artistes member 2011-14
Solo Alto 1 in the Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Patrick Wedd
Soprano and Alto: Montreal Symphony professional Choir and Chamber choir, Andrew Megill
Soprano in Voces Boreales and Michael Zaugg
Montreal Academy of Music voice teacher 2012-14
Solo violist in the Hyogo Performing Arts Centre Orchestra, Japan’s Kansai area, 2009-11, Yukata Sado
Violin and Viola studies with renowned Bruno Giuranna in Switzerland and Italy, 2010
First Prize Winner in the Alexander and Buono International String Competition. Solo Recital in Weill Hall in Carnegie Hall, 2010.
Solo Viola in Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, 2008-9, Sakari Oramo
S:t Jakobs Kammerkor, Soprano, Stockholm, Gary Graden, 2008-9
Chamber music and solo studies in Litomysl with Milan Vitek and Illari Angervo, 2009.
Yale School of Music, Artist Diploma and Master of Music, studies with Jesse Levine, 2005-8
Winner of the Yale School of Music Woolsey Hall Concerto Competition, 2008.
New Haven Symphony member 2006-8
Verbier Festival Orchestra member, tour in Europe and USA with Charles Dutoit and Martha Argerich
Yale’s Schola Cantorum– Soprano 2 and Alto 1, Simon Carrington 2005-7
Christ Church New Haven, Soprano 2, Robert Lehman 2005-7
Voice studies with Lielle Berman-Robertson and Thomas Cooley, 2006-8
Music Composition studies with Jay Wadley, 2007-8
Voice studies with Ellen Hargis at the Vancouver Early Music Festival, 2007
Winner of the CMC Competition, 2006, Montreal
Solo studies at the Centre Orford, 2006. Michael Frischenschlager and Atar Arad.
Oberlin College and Conservatory, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music) and Bachelor of Arts (Literature), studies with Roger Chase, 2002-5
Schleswig Holstein Festival, 2005-6
Domaine Forget Chamber music, 2004
Oberlin in Casalmaggiore, Italy 2002 and 2003.
Johann Strauss Foundation, Summer studies in 2001-2 in Salzburg
Vancouver Academy of Music, S.K. Lee College. Diploma. Violin and Viola studies with Gerald Stanick. 2000-2
Voice studies with Anne Golden-Fischer, 2000-2
Studies with Karen Tuttle at the Banff Centre, 2000
Winner of the Debut Series Vancouver, 2001. CBC radio recital broadcast.
Grand Winner of the Vancouver Young Artists Concerto Competition, 2001
2000, 2001, Winner of the Kiwanis Music Festival Mozart Competition in Violin, Calgary
2001, First Prize in the Chamber music Competition, S.K. Lee College, Vancouver, Violin.
Various other prizes for violin and viola classes in the Kiwanis local, provincial and national classes as well as the CMC competition. Studies in the Calgary Academy with Nick Pulos.
Piano: several years of private instruction with June Southard, Calgary Academy as well as piano classes in University. Montreal Academy of Music piano instructor 2012-14.