BM, Music Education and Euphonium Performance
Birthday: December 29, 1995
Hometown: Harlingen, Texas
High School: Harlingen High School South
Awards and Honors:
-3rd, place Leonard Falcone International Euphonium Students Competition, 2015
-1st place, GPRTEC Young Artist Euphonium Solo Competition, 2015
-Recipient, John Phillip Sousa National Band Award, 2012, 2014
-Division 1/Outstanding Performer, Texas 5A Solo and Ensemble Competition, 2014
-Division 1, Regional Solo and Ensemble Competition, 2014
-Member, TMEA Texas All-State 5A Symphonic Band, 2013
-Member, TMEA Texas All-State 5A Concert Band, 2012, 2014
-Member/Principal, High School All-Regional Honors Band, 2010-2014
Goals: To improve and become the best musician and person I can possibly be!
Hobbies and Interests: Listening to music, playing the euphonium, exercising, video games, and obtaining new and vital knowledge.
-North Texas Music Educators Association (NTMEA)
-Marching Arts Forum (MAF)
-"Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman." -Ludwig Van Beethoven
-"Do you hear the difference in that?" - Dr. Bowman
-"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it." - Confucius
Favorite color: Blue
Favorite non-euphonium-related artist/band/etc.: Chicago, Barry White, Frank Sinatra, Gustav Mahler, Earth, Wind & Fire, Boz Scaggs, Tchaikovsky, Miles Davis, Maynard Ferguson, and Vivadli
Favorite euphonium solo: Euphonium Concerto by Vladimir Cosma.