Bio

1st chair percussion, County Band 1991, 92, 93, 94, 95
1st chair percussion, Regional Band 1991, 92, 93, 94, 95
1st chair percussion, State Honors Band 1991, 92, 93, 94
Dave Weckl drum clinic - King, NC. Covering finger tech and rudiments 1992
Drum captain A.C. Reynolds High 1992-95
Honorary Performer with the U.S. Navy Band 1993
Musician's Workshop Drum Day Competition winner, 1994 (with Kenny Aronoff)
John Phillips Sousa award by Dr. William Bryant 1995
Gig with Mellow Souls, Quadrivium, BOB, and others Asheville NC
A.C.R. graduation ceremony performance 1995
Named Mozart of the Nineties by Asheville CBA 1996
Percussion for Steely Pan Steel band, Appalachian State University 1997-98
Composition and Performance with ASU Marching Mountaineers Drumline
Original compositions for Ironwood Studio; T.V. and Film, Asheville, NC
Released 2 CD set of electronic music; Invisible Cities, Summer on Pluto
Live-in study with Jamaican Roots musicians, multiple visits
Physics of Sound and Music with Dr. Ruiz, UNC-A 2001
Won UNC-A Creative Arts arts award for original music comp and perf 2002-03
Studio session drummer, multiple locations and ensembles
Graduate with NC Education Licensure, secondary (9-12) 2003
Kit player for Asheville latin mainstay Orengo and later Picante! 2001-2008
Released 3rd CD, "A Golden World", based on Phi Ratio in sound
Released "Brother Wolf", CD of original music featuring mountain style guitar, violin featuring Kaitlin Durham
Taught master's class and live performance at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Charlotte NC 2005
Live performance with Queen's City and Charlotte Ballet companies, 2006
Licensure from NCDPI grades 6-8, 2007
Gig with Daniel Barber's Current Invention out of Asheville, 2005-current
Gig with the Kat William's Experience, regional 2006-current
Gig with Red Tape Reduction, Asheville NC 2007-current
Released CD, "Pieces and Parts vol. I" 2010
On Field Percussion Judge, Land of the Sky Marching Band Festival 2010
Percussion Instructor, Enka Middle School 2010-current
Percussion Instructor A.C. Reynolds High School 2011-current
Percussion Instructor Cane Creek Middle School 2011-current