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Work experience

Jul 2009Present

Graduate Assistant

Towson University

As a Graduate Assistant for the Marching Band at Towson University, I was responsible for several aspects of the program, including the following:

  • Taught marching and music to marching band students
  • Researched and purchased equipment
  • Assessed individual band members' abilities on their instruments
  • Communicated with staff and students and developed a rapport with the band community
  • Took attendance and managed it electronically
  • Drove large vehicles to transport equipment to rehearsals and performances
  • Facilitated in setting up and tearing down equipment for rehearsals and games
  • Managed the instrument inventory and the exchange of equipment to students
  • Fulfilled other tasks required of the position
Jun 2008Jun 2009

Band Director

Easton High School

My position at Easton High School included teaching the following performance ensembles:

  • Concert Band
  • Marching Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Beginning Steel Drum Band
  • High Groove Steelers, Advanced Steel Drum Band
  • Color Guard and Winter Guard



Saxophone Performance
The saxophone is my primary instrument of study and performance.  At West Virginia University I studied with Curtis Johnson and Dr. David Wright, and at Towson University I studied with Michael Bayes and Jonathan Yanik of the United States Navy Band.  The following is a summary of my college performance (non-jazz) experience on the saxophone (most recent first):   TU Saxophone Studio Recital US Navy Band Saxophone Symposium, Masterclass with Philippe Geiss Senior Saxophone Recital at WVU Upper Level Recital at WVU WVU Wind Symphony WVU Chamber Winds