Significant teachers and mentors:
Richard Aaron, Lluís Claret, Anthony Elliott, Philippe Muller
Teaching philosophy and areas of expertise:
I believe we all have a different set of qualities that make us unique and special. Therefore I work hard to find teaching strategies that will fit every individual to nurture a healthy and fulfilling relationship with cello and music.
Professional affiliations & activities:
Assistant Professor of Cello at Lawrence University, Cello Faculty at the Music Institute of Chicago and the String Preparatory Academy of the University of Michigan. Chamber musician and concert cellist.
Interests outside of music:
Family, literature, philosophy, movies, sports (watching), playing ping pong!
Favorite composer or piece to play:
I love performing works that will be heard for the first time by at least most of the audience.