Lecturer, Jazz Ensemble
Lecturer of music (Jazz Ensemble director, jazz improvisation). BME Crane School of Music; MM (saxophone performance) Binghamton University. Private study with James Stoltie, J.R. Montrose and April Lucas. Director of middle school concert band and jazz ensemble and director of high school jazz ensemble in Johnson City School District. Private saxophone and jazz improvisation instructor. Member of Music Unlimited/Swing Street jazz groups, Central New York Big Band, Danny D'Imperio Big Band Bloviation, and leader of contemporary jazz group Cosa Nova. Served as guest conductor for Seneca and Tompkins County Music Educators Festivals, and as Saxophone/Jazz Improvisation Instructor for NYS School of Music of the Arts. Appeared with numerous artists, including Frank Foster, Al Martino, Natalie Cole, Tommy Tune, Mel Torme, Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Engelbert Humperdinck, Slam Stewart, Nick Brignola, Steve Gilmore, Tom Whaley, Duffy Jackson, Jeff Jarvis, and Jacque Washington. Member of the music faculty since 1997.