MM, Chicago College of Performing Arts
BM, violin/viola and psychology, Northwestern University
Learning an instrument is far more mental than physical; my job is to help guide each student towards a growth mindset while developing grit and drive. Under these conditions, all young musicians can create beautiful art and accomplish incredible feats on their instruments.
Chicago Musical Pathways Initiative
Grit by Angela Duckworth and Mindset by Carol Dweck
Paris is Burning
My most memorable musical moment:
Any time a student accomplishes something they once thought they were not capable of.
Reading and travel