Degrees from The Oberlin Conservatory of Music, University of Southern California, and Northwestern University. Studied with Richard Hawkins, Yehuda Gilad, and Steve Cohen.
Member of Illinois Symphony Orchestra and Quad City Symphony Orchestra. Frequent performer with Dal Niente, a chicago-based new music ensemble. Performed with The Cleveland Orchestra and New World Symphony.
Clarinet Faculty at Concordia University and Libertyville High School
Winner of Concerto Competitions at both Oberlin and Northwestern.
Has performed at the Pacific Music Festival (Sapporo, Japan), Spoleto USA Festival, (Charleston, SC), Aspen Music Festival, and International Ensemble Modern Academy in Schwaz, Austria.