I have taught for six years at six different high schools and middle schools in the Chicagoland area including New Trier High School, Downers Grove North High School, Downers Grove South High School, St. Francis High School in Wheaton, Hickory Creek Middle School in Frankfort, and St. Giles Grade School in Oak Park teaching primarily saxophone and also flute and clarinet. I have also taught at two different music studios, BackBeat Music and Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago for the last three years.
I have also been an active performer in the Chicago music scene playing with over 25 different bands of varying music styles. I have played at many area bars, restaurants and festivals in the Chicagoland area. I have also been a member of the pit for three different musical theatre shows in the Chicagoland area at the Northlight Theater in Skokie, The NBC Studio Theater in Chicago and the Apple Tree Theater in Highland Park.