Bachelor of Arts: Music performance with a focus on Violinconferred in May, 2014Appalachian State University-
Student of Dr. Nancy Bargerstock
High School Diploma: 2010Cary Christian School-
Exceptional leader talented at organization, implementation and demonstration. Technically-savvy with outstanding relationship building, training and presentation skills. Skilled performer with experience in the music industry. Familiar with multiple genres (classical, baroque, rock, folk and jazz).
Starlin-Delay Pedagogy Symposium attendant at the Julliard Music School (2011, 2013)
Member and Vice-President of the American String Teacher's Association Student Chapter at Appalachian State University. Attendant of the 2014 National Conference.
Lead-Project Manager and Co-Founder of Appalachian Symphony's Orchestra Council
Recipient of the annual Thompson String Player's Scholarship
Early Music studies and performance through Viol Consort, Colligium Musicum and the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra.
Elizabeth Small masterclass participant (2013)
Strong verbal communication
to Current North Carolina Baroque Orchestra – Davidson,
NC Demonstrated early music performance on period instruments in a profession settings with both large and small ensembles.
Violinist for hire08/2011
to Current Freelance – Boone,
NC Playing for hire around the Appalachian Region of NC. Performing both solo and with chamber groups. Employers have included the University, companies, or private individuals.
to Current Asheville Symphony Orchestra – Asheville,
Contacted and fill-in musician for large orchestral performances.
Finalist of the 2013 Rosen-Schaffel competition.
Three time Finalist of the Hayes School of Music Concerto-Aria competition.
Concert Master of Appalachian Symphony Orchestra.
Section leader of Appalachian Philharmonia.
Co-founder, manager and soloist of the Student Charity Chamber Ensemble.
Performs in Viol de Gamba Consort and Baroque Violin.
Experience as Studio Musician collaborating with composers/songwriters.
"Your playing has matured more than any other string student I've observed in these past nine years, and we are all standing firmly behind you and your artistry." -Dr. Eric Koontz, String Faculty, Appalachian State