Teacher, Performer, Wind Coach, Conductor

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I am glad that you dropped by. On this website, you will find bios, photos and recordings of my work.

People often ask me: what’s it like playing in a major orchestra?

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Having the privilege to play great music with great players on a daily basis is an experience that few will have.  

Playing in a symphony orchestra surrounded by great players playing great music is, well,  just unbelievable. There are no words for it.  Just gotta do it.

I wish you could all know what it is like to sit onstage while the TSO is playing Mahler 1.

Acquired Brain Injuries



Acquired Brain Injuries a.k.a. concussions are in the press, yet again.

My career was ended by an ABI.   HERE is  a link to my story about concussions.