Education and Credentials:
New England Conservatory of Music – Boston, Massachusetts
B.M. in Jazz Performance (Saxophone)
Certificate of Eligibility in K-12 Music, New Jersey Department of Education
Certified Substitute Teacher for Grades K-12, Sussex County Public Schools
Selected Work Experience:
04/2003 – Nationwide/International Performance Venues
Present Professional Saxophone/Clarinet/Flute/Piano Performance
Live/studio solo and ensemble performance with jazz ensembles, cruise ship bands,
wedding bands, orchestras, musicals, and professional church groups.
06/2017 – Holland America Cruise Line - Global Itinerary
11/2017 Pianist (Show Band)
Played piano/keyboard for theatrical production shows, guest entertainers, cocktail
hour, dance sets, and special events on board the ship.
03/2003 – Greater New York, New Jersey
01/2017 Private Saxophone/Clarinet/Flute/Piano Lessons
Private music lessons with emphasis on technique, sound, reading, ear training,
music theory, composition, improvisation, performance, and audition preparation.
09/2015 – Dark Fire Music LLC - New York City
Co-founded and ran a large recording studio and professional rehearsal space.
09/2016 – Atlantic Acting School - New York City
12/2016 Piano Accompanist
Provided piano accompaniment for a musical theatre class for children 6-9 years
old. Accompanied showcase performance at the end of the semester.
09/2013 – Holland America Cruise Line - Global Itinerary
05/2014 Saxophonist (Show Band)
Played alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, clarinet, and flute for theatrical production
shows, guest entertainers, cocktail hour, dance sets, and special events on board
02/2013 – Sussex County Public Schools – Sussex County, New Jersey
09/2013 Substitute Teacher - Specialty in Music
Taught classes for children in grades 4-12. First call substitute music teacher for
Sparta Middle School (grade 6-8 band, group lessons, general music).
07/2013 – Sparta Summer Arts Workshop – Sparta, New Jersey
08/2013 Woodwind Teacher
Taught woodwind classes (alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet,
flute) for children in grades 4-12. Created and executed lesson plans. Arranged music
for ensembles. Directed concert.
06/2006 – Carnival Cruise Line
07/2013 Saxophonist (Show Band)
Worked for a total of thirteen contracts. Played alto saxophone, tenor saxophone,
clarinet, and flute for theatrical production shows, guest entertainers, cocktail hour,
dance sets, and special events on board the ships.
09/2005 – New England Conservatory – Boston, Massachusetts
05/2009 Audio Engineer
Recorded/edited student concerts. Performed concert data entry. Assembled CDs.
Answered telephone. Delivered and set up A/V equipment.
Professional music production (recording/mixing/mastering), proficient in both Logic
Pro and Finale (music notation software), website design, proficient in Mac and
Windows, child/infant CPR certified, driver's license, valid U.S. passport.