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Music Experience


Music Instructor / Assistant Conductor

March For Babies Marching Band - FIU

The March for Babies Marching Band is a community based musical ensemble made up of volunteers from all over Miami Dade County. We volunteer our time by providing a lively performance for the March of Dimes walkers at the March Of Dimes events. Attending and assisting the Music Director with the musical preparation of  the marching band at all rehearsals. Running and conducting sectionals as needed. Possibly conducting selected music selections at the events at the discretion of the Music Director.

Aug 2012May 2015

Marching Band Instructor 

MIami Palmetto Senior High School

Involves assisting the Director Of Bands with all the logistics and organization of the Marching Band Program. This includes: managing staff, organizing, scheduling rehearsals, rehearsing the marching band at practices and camps


  • Superior  Marching Band  (2013, 2014)
  • Best In Class Brass (2014)
  • Superior Visuals (2013)
  • Superior Percussion/Drum line (2013, 2014)
  • Superior Auxiliary (2013, 2014)

Music Volunteer 

Miami-Dade Public Schools System
  • Glades Middle School
  • Southwest Miami Senior High School
  • Hialeah Gardens Senior High School
Oct 2007Jan 2008

Musical Instrument Specialist

Best Buy Corporation

Respond to customer concerns, support, and assist in achievement of store and department customer care and sales goals and objectives by consistently applying product knowledge of musical instruments. Provides customers with music lessons when required,

Apr 2006Jan 2007

Interim Director Of Music Ministries 

House Of Mercy Christian Church

Responsible for developing and leading a growing, effective, relevant music and fine arts. Also responsible for nurturing and encouraging artists of all kinds to use their talents in service for Christ. Prepares and manages the budget for the program in collaboration. Provides music and musicians for all Sunday and other major celebrations, including weddings, funerals, etc

Performing Groups

  • Adult Vocal Ensemble
  • Youth Vocal Ensemble
  • Worship Band
  • Drama Troupe 
Aug 2005Nov 2005

Brass Instructor

Southwest Miami Senior High School

Attending and assisting the Director Of Bands with the high brass / low brass sections in Marching Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble and Beginning Band. Running and conducting sectionals as needed.


Jan 2005Apr 2008

Music Performance / Business Management

Miami Dade College
  • Symphonic Band (3 years)
  • Vocal Ensemble  (2 years)
  • Brass Ensemble (1 semester)
Aug 1999Jun 2002

High School Diploma

Southwest Miami Senior High School 
  • Marching Band (4 years)
  • Symphonic Orchestra (1 years)
  • Wind Ensemble (2 years)
  • Jazz Band (3 years)


Vocal Performance
Brass Performance
Budget & Inventory Control
Conducting (Stage & Field)
Instructional Leadership
Knowledge Of Music Program
Marching Band Techniques
Woodwind Performance



National Association Of Music Education

Department Of Education

Advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers. The Association orchestrates success for millions of students nationwide and has supported music educators at all teaching levels for more than a century.


Florida Music Educators' Association

Department Of Education

Professional association that serves and supports music educators across Florida. Organizes professional development programs, and broadens teachers’ knowledge and interest in their profession through affiliation with colleagues. 

Leadership & Awards

Officer Of The Year Award                                     Trumpet Section Leader                             Vice-President Of Music Chapter
Outstanding Trumpet Section                            Assistant Drum Major                                   Most-Improved French Horn Section
Music Recognition Award                                     Marching Band Lieutenant                         Dedicated Music Staff Award Student Conductor                                                  Equipment Manager                                     Assistant To Director Of Bands

My Music Mentors

Mrs.Julia Holt Barnstead, Middle School Director Of Bands                         Dr.Dave Brubeck, Professor Of Music

Mr.George Walters, Middle School Director Of Bands                                     Mr.Barry Bernhardt, Professor Of Music

Mr.Allen Lamp, High School Director Of Bands                                                 Mrs.Marjorie Hahns, French Horn Professor

Mr.Douglas Phifer, High School Director Of Bands                                           Mr.Calvin Jenkins, Low-Brass Professor

                                                                                                                                                   Mr.Kevin Bumpers, Professor Of Vocals

Miami Palmetto Senior High School

Been working with Miami Palmetto Senior High School Marching Band Program for 3 years as a Marching Band Instructor. The program has received several awards under my instruction, hard work and dedication. Turned this program A R O U N D !

March For Babies Marching Band

Part of the March For Babies Marching Band as a Music Instructor, Woodwind Section Leader and Assistant Conductor. Took the leadership role for 2 years in a row.