Teaching Resume

EXPERIENCE

The New York Conservatory of Music, New York, New York

Sept. 2014 – April 2019

  • Classical Guitar Instructor
  • Taught college accredited guitar lessons to undergraduate students at Marymount Manhattan College

 

The Fort Lee School of Music, Fort Lee, New Jersey

May 2013 – August 2017

  • Jazz Guitar and Classical Guitar Instructor
  • Coached students performing in jazz ensembles and preparing for college auditions

 

Melody Time Music Center, Hicksville, New York

March 2013 – May 2015

  • Taught classical and popular guitar styles to students of all ages
  • Prepared students for NYSSMA (New York State School Music Association) exams & juries

 

Amadeus Music School, Flushing, New York

June 2013 – June 2014

  • Taught classical and popular guitar styles to students of all ages

 

Verdi Music Academy, Fairview, New Jersey

Nov. 2013 – April 2014

  • Private and group guitar instructor for students of all ages

 

Books & Rattles Inc., Elmhurst, New York

Jan. 2014 – Jan. 2015

  •  Preschool music teacher
  • Created unique lesson plans incorporating music & movement, music therapy, sing-alongs, and world music

 

PERFORMANCES

Alice Tully Hall – Lincoln Center, The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, The Cell Theatre, The New England Classical Guitar Society, The Classical Guitar Society of Upstate New York, Loft Opera Brooklyn, Contemporaneous, Ensemble Mise-en, The Roxy Theatre, Universal Studios Hollywood, The GIG Hollywood, The Key Club, The Whisky a Go Go, The Coffee Gallery Backstage, KPIG- FM Radio, Kuumbwa Jazz Center, The Rio Theatre  

 

MASTER CLASSES

Almer Imamovic, Anthony Coleman, Carlos Barbosa-Lima, Carlos Perez, Jad Azkoul, Johannes Moller, Jorge Caballero, Marc Ribot, Martha Masters, Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo, Scott Tennant, Zaira Meneses

 

CLASSICAL GUITAR STUDIES WITH

Frederic Hand, Dr. Mesut Ozgen

 

PREMIERED COMPOSITIONS BY

Ada Gentile, Clara Hunter Latham, Laurie Spiegel, Noah Meites, Phil Collins, Yoon-Ji Lee, Vedran Mehinovic

 

AWARDS

Winner, Solo Juried Recital, Guitar Foundation of America Regional Symposium, New York, New York, December 2012

 

EDUCATION

  • Master of Music in Classical Guitar Performance – Mannes College, The New School for Music
  • Bachelor of Music, Jazz Minor – University of California, Santa Cruz