Teaching Experience
Professional Experience
Honors & Awards
Additional Interests


Doctor of Musical Arts, Violin Performance
Supporting Area in Historical Performance Practice
Graduate Teaching Fellow with Eugene Symphony Orchestra
University of Oregon ‘14

Master of Music, Violin Performance
Graduate String Quartet Program
Colorado State University ‘10

Bachelor of Science, Physics and Astronomy
Bachelor of Arts, Music and Philosophy
University of Pittsburgh ‘06

– Kathryn Lucktenberg, Fritz Gearhart, Dr. Ron Francois, Roger Zahab, Odin Rathnam, and Margaret Miller
– Masterclasses with Charles Castleman, Ryu Goto, Chee-Yun, Joshua Roman, Pacifica String Quartet, American String Quartet, Borromeo String Quartet, Chiara String Quartet, Verdehr Trio, Chee-Yun, Joshua Roman, Hasse Borup, and Boris Garlitsky

– Music by the Mountain, Mt. Shasta CA, 2013
– Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute, 2013
– Corso Internationale di Musica Antica, Urbino, Italy, 2011
– Northwest Suzuki Institute, Eugene OR, 2011
– University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chamber Music Institute, 2009
– Orvieto Musica Chamber Music Festival, Italy, 2009


Violin/Viola Instruction
– Private instructor at True Violin Studio in Eugene OR, 2010 – present
– Applied violin instructor at the University of Oregon, 2010-2014
– Graduate teaching assistant for Fritz Gearhart and Kathryn Lucktenberg violin studios
– Suzuki certified in violin books 1-3 and Every Child Can!

Chamber Music Coach
Play It Again!, Teaching Artist for Eugene Symphony Orchestra outreach, 2012-2014
– University of Oregon Community Music Institute, 2011-2013
Just Chamber Music!, Summer camp in Fort Collins CO, 2010-2011

Masterclasses Taught
Douglas County Youth Orchestras, Roseburg OR (2014), Yreka High School, Yreka CA (2013), Mt. Shasta High School, Mt. Shasta CA (2013), Weed High School, Weed CA (2013), Andrew College, Cuthbert GA (2013), Longmont Senior High School, Longmont CO (2010), Fort Collins High School, Fort Collins CO (2009), Rocky Mountain High School, Fort Collins CO (2009), Thompson Valley High School, Loveland CO (2008), Silver Creek High School, Longmont CO (2008)

English Teaching Assistant, l’IUFM Orléans-Tours, France, 2006-2007
– Taught English to French students who were preparing to become primary school teachers
– Duties included drafting lesson plans, administering exams, and meeting local and national education standards


– Eugene Symphony Orchestra, Eugene OR, 2010 – present
– Shippensburg Festival Orchestra, Shippensburg PA, 2008 – present
– Oregon Mozart Players, Eugene OR, 2012 – present
– Oregon Coast Music Festival, Coos Bay OR, 2012
– Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra (Tenured), Cheyenne WY, 2008-2010
– Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra, Fort Collins CO, 2009-2010
– Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, Boulder CO, 2008-2010
– Schuylkill Symphony Orchestra, Pottsville PA, 2007-2008
– l’Orchestre Symphonique d’Orléans, France, 2007-2008

Delgani String Quartet, Artistic and Executive Director,, 2014 – present
– Nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating an appreciation for chamber music through distinctive performance, innovative programming, educational outreach, and collaboration

Else Borges Foundation for Arts Initiatives, Board Member,, 2008 – present
– Nonprofit organization formed exclusively for charitable purposes; to increase arts awareness in central PA; to support and conduct music education within the under-privileged community; sponsor music programs and artistic training within the inner-city of Harrisburg PA; and to educate the public about the organizations that provide music and artistic services in central PA

Recent Performances
– “Dueling Violins!” Oregon Bach Collegium subscription concert of 17th century Italian music with violinst Jannie Wei, cellist Marc Vanscheeuwijck, and harpsichordist Margret Gries, Jan 2015
– Delgani String Quartet at Delfino Vineyards, music by Haydn, Dvorak, Shostakovich, and Glass, Dec 2014
– Oregon Bach Collegium subscription concert entitled “Musical Portraits,” depicting everything from the creation of the universe to the removal of a gall bladder, Sep 2014
– “Dynamic String Quartets:” an Oregon Mozart Players’ house concert with the Pearl Street Quartet, featuring works by Mozart and Shostakovich, June 2014
– Baroque violin recital titled The Nascent Violin for the Oregon Bach Collegium’s Subscription Series, Mar 2014
– “Sundays @ 3” Concert Series Recital, Church of the Good Samaritan, Corvallis OR, Oct 2013
– Lecture-recital on Corelli: “Master of Masters” for the University of Oregon’s Graduate Student Research Forum, May 2013
– Baroque violin recital for the Jefferson Baroque Orchestra’s Young Artist Program, Ashland OR, May 2013
– Baroque violin recital on Parisian Violin Works of the 18th Century for the Oregon Bach Collegium’s Subscription Series, Apr 2013
– Violin recital at Andrew College, Cuthbert GA, Mar 2013
– Violin recital at the University of Georgia, Athens GA, Mar 2013
– Soloist for Roger Zahab’s Vioentelechron with the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Mar 2013
– Violin recital at St. Helen’s Catholic Church, Junction City OR, Sep 2012


Phi Beta Kappa
Rhodes Scholar Finalist
Mu Phi Epsilon Music Fraternity (Inducted Dec 2012)
Outstanding Graduate Performer in Strings, University of Oregon (2014)
Denk Scholarship, Mu Phi Epsilon Foundation (2014)
Beth Landis Violin Scholarship, Mu Phi Epsilon Foundation (2013)
Eleanor Hale Wilson Summer Scholarship, Mu Phi Epsilon Foundation (2013)
Brooking-Harbor Friends of Music Scholarship Competition Runner-Up (2012)
Early Music America Summer Workshop Scholarship Runner-Up (2011)
Eugene Symphony Graduate Teaching Fellowship, University of Oregon
Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Colorado State University
Graduate String Quartet Scholarship, Colorado State University
Mildred Miller Posvar Music Scholarship, University of Pittsburgh
Alfred d’Auberge Music Scholarship, University of Pittsburgh


– Early music pedagogy
– Contemporary music
– Psychology of learning, memory, and performance

– Finance
– Fundraising
– Nonprofit organization

– 2012 Haulin’ Aspen Trail Marathon, 4:14:46
– 2010 Leadville Trail Marathon, 5:49:40
– 2010 Steamboat Springs Marathon, 3:25:40
– 2010 Horsetooth Half Marathon, 1:39:33
– 2008 Boulder Backroads Marathon, 3:26:46

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