Resume

EDUCATION

  • University of Georgia Hugh Hodgson School of Music (Athens, GA)

    • Master of Music in Music Performance, Class of 2022

    • Primary instructor: Connie Frigo

    • Cumulative GPA: 3.98

  • Michigan State University College of Music and Honors College (East Lansing, MI)

    • Bachelor of Music in Music Performance and Music Education, Class of 2019

    • Primary instructor: Joseph Lulloff

    • MI Teaching Certification for K-12 Music Education (JQ) earned Fall 2019

    • Cumulative GPA: 4.0

  • University of North Carolina School of the Arts High School (Winston-Salem, NC)

    • Class of 2015

    • Primary instructor: Taimur Sullivan (2012 – 2015)

PERFORMING ENSEMBLES

  • Mixed Media Saxophone Quartet (Present)

  • UGA Contemporary Chamber Ensemble (2021 – 2022)

  • Hodgson Wind Ensemble (2020 – 2022)

  • Unit Saxophone Quartet (2020 – 2021)

  • Spectra Saxophone Quartet (2016 – 2019)

  • MSU Wind Symphony (2016 – 2017, 2018 – 2019)

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant for University of Georgia Saxophone Studio (2020 – 2022)

    • Teaching lessons to music minors in saxophone

    • Directing UGA saxophone ensembles

    • Managing instrument inventory and saxophone studio library

    • Handling saxophone studio web presence, e.g. website, Facebook, Instagram

  • Student Teacher at Longacre Elementary School (2019)

    • Elementary general music teaching at the kindergarten – fifth grade levels

    • Cooperating teacher: Ms. Jennifer Bailey

  • Teacher of and Assistant to Early Childhood Music Classes (2017 – 2019)

    • Providing children ages 3 months – 7 years with informal guidance in music

    • Planning lessons and leading classes in musically enriching activities

    • Assisting classes and providing supplementary resources and instruction

  • Professorial Assistant to Professor Joseph Lulloff (2015 – 2017)

    • Organizer of the Michigan State University saxophone studio library

    • Assistant manager of the Michigan State University saxophone ensemble

    • Scribe of Joseph Lulloff’s improvisation in Steven Bryant’s “Concerto for Alto Saxophone”

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Gold medal in Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, Senior Wind Division (2022)

  • First place in Coltman Chamber Music Competition, Senior Mixed Instrumental (2022)

  • Finalist in Music Teachers’ National Association (MTNA) Chamber Wind Competition (2022)

  • Semifinalist in North American Saxophone Alliance Quartet Competition (2022)

  • Winner of UGA Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition (2021)

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND COMMITTEES

  • North American Saxophone Alliance Committee on Gender Equity (2020 – Present)

  • North American Saxophone Alliance (2014 – Present)

  • Hugh Hodgson School of Music Actionable Anti-Racism and Inclusion committee (2020 – 2021)

References available upon request.