-Drums and Percussion
-Music Theory and Composition
-Professional drummer and percussionist in the New Jersey/New York City area. Expertise in jazz, contemporary popular styles, classical percussion, and afro-cuban percussion. Independent study with Joseph Tomkins (Broadway, New York Philharmonic), Kyle Zerna (New York Philharmonic), Javier Diaz (Broadway, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra), Mike Truesdell (Spectrum Trio), Robby Ameen (Dizzy Gillespie, Ruben Blades), and Nathan Webb (Kenny Garrett, Mulgrew Miller).
-Orchestral/classical percussion performances with the Ridgewood Concert Band, Rutgers Percussion Ensemble, Rutgers Wind Ensemble, Rutgers Symphony Band, and Rutgers Symphonic Winds.
-Drumset performances with the Rutgers Jazz Ensemble, Rutgers Chamber Jazz Ensembles, Rutgers Charles Mingus Ensemble, New Jersey Region 1 Jazz Ensemble, New Jersey All-State Jazz Choir, Various Small Jazz and Rock Ensembles, Church Ensembles.
-Performances at venues such as the NJPAC, the Studio at Webster Hall, World Cafe Live, Tomi Jazz, Trumpets Jazz Club, the Bowery Ballroom, the Bamboozle Music Festival, and the Highline Ballroom.
-Recording experience with Jimmy Gnecco for the album "Ballet the Boxer", Produced by Henry Hirsch of Lenny Kravitz fame. Other recording experience with artists William Macirowski and Ronnie Shingelo.
Dean's List, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016
58.5 completed credits
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