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Education

Sep 2009Dec 2012

Master of Music

Rice University
Sep 2004Dec 2008

Bachelor of Music

Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University

Work experience

Jul 2014Present

Freelance Magazine Writer

Edible Silicon Valley

I propose article ideas, conduct independent research, draft, and polish approved articles.

Jan 2013Present

Violin and Viola Teacher

Tracy Wu's Violin Studio

I manage and teach an in-home studio of 25 private beginning-advanced students of ages 4-57. As a small business owner I create and track over 200 invoices per year, handle complex scheduling requests, and coordinate studio community service events, field trips, and recitals. 

Sep 2013May 2015

Performing Artist

San Francisco Symphony

I performed in chamber music ensembles for San Francisco Symphony's Adventures in Music program, designing, scripting, memorizing, and performing interactive performances at San Francisco's public elementary schools for private, parochial, and public school students. 

Nov 2012Apr 2013

Development Intern

Performing Arts Workshop

I supported the Director of Institutional Giving by performing background research on foundations, fact checking, and tracking upcoming grant schedules. I assisted the Director of Individual Giving in our capital campaign, using a spreadsheet to keep track of individuals solicited and personalizing requests. I approached local businesses for in-kind donations for annual donor appreciation event, managing records of in-kind donations and collecting in-kind donations on the day of the event.

May 2012Oct 2012

WOOF-er

Mount Barnabe Farm

I harvested raspberries and figs as well as kitchen vegetables for on-farm consumption and regularly assisted the farm manager in routine farm chores such as feeding chickens, fence moving, mulching, weeding, and composting. I also packaged and delivered produce to local farmers’ markets, restaurants, ice cream parlors, and grocery stores.

Language Skills

English: native speaker

Spanish: semi fluent