Masters Degree, Euphonium Performance
Hometown: Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
High School: Broken Arrow Senior High School
Awards and Honors:
-Semi-finalist, Leonard Falcone International Euphonium Artist Competition, 2015
-Finalist, UNT Concerto Competition, 2013
-2nd Place, Leonard Falcone International Euphonium Student Competition, 2011
-3rd Place, South Central Regional Tuba Euphonium Conference Student Solo Competition, 2011
-1st Place, Great Plains Regional Tuba Euphonium Conference Student Euphonium Solo Competition, 2011
-1st Chair, Oklahoma All-State Band, 2009 and 2010
-Winner of Brass Division in Oklahoma Music Olympics
-Member of BOA Honor Band of America, 2009 and 2010
-Finalist in Glenn Miller Instrumental Scholarship Competition
Goals: To be a great musician and a great person.
Hobbies and Interests: Composing, Performing, and Practicing Music. Playing Poker, Fitness and Health, Science and Space.
Favorite quote: "Life isn't about how hard you can hit. It's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving foward." - Rocky Balboa
Favorite color: Red
Favorite non-euphonium-related artist/band/etc.: James Newton Howard, Krzysztof Penderecki, Juicy J, Notorious B.I.G.
Favorite euphonium solo: Euphonium Concerto, by Karl Jenkins