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Bachelor of Music, California State University Northridge                                                 May 2016

  • Violin Performance

California State University Los Angeles, CA                            Estimated graduation date Dec. 2020

  • Single Subject Music Credential

Professional Experience

Strings Director & Choir Teacher, ESUSD, El Segundo                                     Aug. 2019-Present

  • Prepared and implemented music curriculum for various grades 6-12

  • Collaborated with teachers and parents regarding instruction, progress, and continued strategies

  • Instructed and prepared students for live performances and competitions.

Substitute Teacher, Antelope Valley UHSD, Mojave USD, LAUSD CA          Aug. 2016-Aug. 2019

  • Prepared and implemented lesson plans for various subjects grades 5-12

  • Encouraged and maintained class order to ensure the safety of each individual student

  • Served as a resource for struggling students in the classroom


Violin Instructor, Los Angeles County                                                                 Sept. 2011-Present

  • Instructed for Rosalind Darbeau’s Studio, Gorman Music, Ilead and Imusic Academy, and HCA

  • Developed repertoire from beginning books such as “All for Strings”, Suzuki books to Vivaldi Violin Concerto

  • Organized recitals to showcase students progress and abilities

  • Gauged students progress through milestones including theory, self-tuning, performance etiquette, and self-discipline

  • Collaborated with parents regarding lessons, progress, and continued strategies


Freelance  Musician                                                                                               Sept. 2011-Present

  • Conducted for West Coast Classical Intermediate String Orchestra

  • Performed live and in studio recording with artists such as Deadmau5 (Feb. 2018),

       Streetlight Manifesto (Jan. 2018), Andrea Bocelli and Shahkar (May 2017), Machine                     Gun Kelly (Apr. 2015) and Natalie Cole (Dec. 2011)

  • Concertmaster for West Coast Classical (Sept. 2013-Present and CSUN Symphony Orchestra (Jan. 2014)

  • Substitute violinist for American Youth Symphony (Apr. 2017) and Debut (Sept. 2013)

  • Requested and performed for various events such as weddings, funerals, etc.


Administrative Assistant/Music Librarian, CSUN, Northridge, CA          Sept. 2011-May 2014

  • Organized music library for efficiency and ease of use throughout the Music Department

  • Designed and created programs for school-wide concerts and events

  • Instructed string sectionals at an intermediate level as well as held auditions for admittance & chair seating

  • Conducted the Symphonic Orchestra consisting of about 60 musicians

  • Performed additional secretarial duties


Skills and Achievements

  • Two-week Violin Master Course with David Russell (July 2015 & June 2017)

  • Performed in Master Class with Robert Lipsett (April 2013)

  • 1st place as a representative of West Coast National Association for Negro Musicians Scholarship Competition (July 2012)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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