I am a recent transplant to Los Angeles. For many years I was a freelance oboe and English horn player in the Chicagoland area. I have a Master of Music in Oboe Performance from Northern Illinois University. I most recently studied under Ricardo Castaneda the principal oboe of the Chicago Sinfonietta. I am a member of the Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra and also teach piano and theater arts.
Teach oboe and chamber lessons through the El Sistema after school orchestra program
Private piano and oboe instructor in Sycamore
Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra is a regional orchestra outside of Chicago.
Teach beginning to advanced students on the oboe and English horn, reed making and general music theory.
Brain Surgeon Theater Company is an education focused company that creates original rock musicals with professional and student (kids!) actors, designers and directors. We create a mentor-ship atmosphere and give the kids creative license to create their own piece.
A labor union representing professional musicians in the United States and Canada. Founding in 1896 as the successor to the "National League of Musicians," the AFM is the largest organization in the world representing the interests of professional musicians.
The International Double Reed Society (IDRS) was established in December of 1971 and is a world-wide organization of double reed (oboe and bassoon family) players, instrument manufacturers and enthusiasts. The society has over 4,400 members from 56 countries. Within the United States, 50 states as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico are represented.