Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Music in Music Education Shenandoah Conservatory of Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA Master of Music: Music Education George Mason University, Fairfax, VA Orff-Schulwerk Certified World Music Drumming Level I
Greetings Lions! I am so pleased to let you know I will return to Cedar Lane for the 2023-24 school year and I am so excited to get to make music with you all once again! I have been teaching in Loudoun County for eleven years now. Previously, I taught at Banneker and Lincoln Elementary Schools. I have a Bachelor of Music Education from Shenandoah Conservatory of Shenandoah University and a Master of Music: Music Education from George Mason University. I am also a certified Orff-Schulwerk teacher who is active in the American Orff-Schulwerk Association and the local Music of the Valley chapter, for which I serve as the secretary.
I am primarily a singer, but I absolutely love playing guitar, bass guitar, and my entire recorder collection. The styles I perform vary widely depending on my mood and include rock, pop, jazz, classical, and even video game music. My wife and I actively perform as an acoustic duet and I have also recorded music in a rock band while playing bass. When I sang in choir, we went on two European tours to Italy and France respectively singing in a variety of iconic churches and locations. Talking about music is pretty much my favorite thing, so feel free to reach out and start a conversation.
Lion Nation Rocks! I look forward to filling our hearts with music!