I am a creative multi-instrumentalist and a positive and encouraging mentor with a diverse background in music performance, production, and instruction.

  • Private piano/flute instructor since 1998
  • Computer knowledgeable, PC & Mac.
  • Positive, calm, and focused
  • Strengths include technique, phrasing, expression, orchestration, music theory, engraving, music history and terminology.

Recent Performance Experience

Flute/Piccolo, Orchestrator/Arranger  2009-Present
New Song Lutheran Church – Las Vegas, NV

  • Under the direction of Jason Manlapaz, arrange and orchestrate music for a nine-piece instrumental ensemble plus choir.
  • Perform live music at special services.

Composer/Producer 2009-Present

  • Produce “Symphonic Allusions” a full-length album of original cinematic orchestral fusion compositions.
  • Workstation includes: Logic Pro 8, Sibelius 5, Yamaha Clavinova, Synful Orchestra.

Director/Flutist 2000-2008
Heaven’s Harp – Los Angeles, CA

  • Perform live in flute and harp duo.
  • Compose and arrange music for performances.
  • Advertise, contract gigs, and perform regularly at receptions, ceremonies, parties, and gala events.

Principal Flutist 2004-2008
Los Angeles Pierce Symphonic Winds (LA Winds) – Woodland Hills, CA

  • Under the direction of Stephen Piazza, lead rehearsals for a section of sixteen flutists.
  • Perform regularly as well as tour internationally in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, and Italy.

Composer/Producer 2000-2001

  • Produce full-length electronica album “River Andromeda.”
  • Workstation includes: Cakewalk Pro, Encore, Alesis QS8

Other Notable Performance Experience

California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA
Principal Flutist – CLU Symphony 2008-2000
Principal Flutist – CLU Concert Band 1998-2000
Guest Conductor – CLU Symphony Winter 1999
Piano Accompanist – CLU Women’s Choir Tour Spring 2000
CLU Honor Flute Quartet 1997-2000
CLU Honor Piano Duo 1997-2000

California State University, Northridge, CA Spring 1998
Principal Flutist – CSUN Wind Symphony

University of North Texas, Denton, TX 1996-1997
Flute, Piccolo, Alto Flute, Bass Flute, Soprano, and Tenor Recorder – UNT Concert Band, Marching Band and Flute Choir 1996-1997

National Flute Convention, Denton, TX Spring 1997
Selected to play Bass Flute in exhibition.

Young Artist Ensemble, Civic Arts Plaza, Scherr Forum, Thousand Oaks, CA 1994-1996
Flutist/Piccolo – performances include Jesus Christ Superstar; You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown; My Fair Lady

Instructional Experience

Piano/Flute Instructor 1998-Present
Thousand Oaks, CA 1998-2007 | Los Angeles, CA 2007-2009 | Las Vegas, NV 2009-Present

  • Focus on technique, reading, phrasing, expression, intonation, rhythm, confidence, and listening.
  • Use method books as well as created targeted exercises according to each student’s strengths and weaknesses.
  • Teach students how to practice effectively.

Section Principal/Clinician 2004-2008
Los Angeles Pierce Symphonic Winds (LA Winds), Woodland Hills, CA

  • Lead rehearsals for a section of sixteen flutes.
  • Create and lead exercises on areas such as phrasing, dynamics, rhythm, intonation, and playing together.
  • Audition prospective members.

Substitute Instructor/Lecturer Fall 2000
California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA

  • Piano Lab, Competition Class
  • Lead group exercises to improve sight-reading and scale proficiency.
  • Present a lecture on form analysis.
  • Prepare students for piano proficiency exam.,


Bachelor of Arts, Music, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA 2000

  • Concentration in Flute and Piano performance
  • Capstone courses included Music History, Pedagogy, Music Theory, Digital Music, and Composition.
  • Notable studies include Art History, Creative writing, Orchestration, and Poetry.

Related Professional Experience

Research/Licensing Specialist
Per-Program Licensing and Research – Music Reports, Inc. Woodland Hills, CA 2007-2008

  • Research music used in current broadcast television, radio, and web-based programs, and issue reports directly to royalty administrators including ASCAP, and BMI.
  • Selected to use advanced analytical skills to produce special syndicated reporst for the Director and Vice President of Per-Program Operations.
  • Selected to correct and confirm fellow colleagues’ research reports for accuracy.
  • Familiar with language used in legal contracts and broadcast television licenses, cue sheets, production libraries, and royalty distribution.