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May 2016
University of Colorado at Boulder
College of Music


Masters Degree in Music Education

Musicology and Music Technology Cognate

May 2006
University of Colorado at Boulder
College of Music

Bachelors Degree in Music Education

Blue Valley School District
Southwest High School, Aubry Bend Middle School,
Stilwell Elementary, and Timber Creek Elementary
Overland Park, Kansas

Beginning August 2021

Orchestra Director

Northern Colorado Youth Orchestra
Loveland, Colorado

November 2021 - May 2021

Co-Music Director and Viola Coach

Douglas County School District
eLearning Program
Douglas County, Colorado

August 2020 - May 2021

Middle School General Music Teacher

Avanti Music Academy
Highlands Ranch, Colorado

September 2019 - 2020

Head of Strings, Private Strings Instructor, Youth Orchestra Director

Colorado Chamber Orchestra Elementary Instrumental Music Program
North Star Academy and Pioneer Elementary
Parker, Colorado

August 2017 - May 2018

Beginning and Intermediate String Class Teacher

Douglas County School District
Parker Performing Arts School
Parker, Colorado

​August 2016 - May 2020

Founding Orchestra, Guitar, Piano, and Music Technology Teacher
Tri-M Music Honor Society Chapter Sponsor
Middle School Performing Arts Department Chair

Longmont Youth Symphony
Longmont, Colorado

​September 2015 - May 2017

String Ensemble Director

Cherry Creek School District
Grandview High School
Aurora, Colorado

​August 2010 - May 2016

Director of Orchestras (Remedial, Intermediate, and Advanced Levels)

Instructor of AP Music Theory, Piano, and Rock and Roll History

Pit Orchestra Conductor

Boulder Valley School District
Peak to Peak K-12 Charter School
Lafayette, Colorado

January 2008 - May 2010

Director of Orchestras (Fifth Grade, Middle School, and High School)

Academic Study Hall Coordinator

Tri-M Music Honor Society Faculty Sponsor

Elementary and Middle School Talent Shows Faculty Sponsor

Battle of The Bands Faculty Sponsor

Musical Pit Orchestra Conductor

Camp Con Brio - String Camp of the Rockies

​August 2001 - Present

High School and Middle School Camp Director 2015 - present

Past roles include Counselor, Head Counselor, Enrichment Class Instructor, Violin Instructor, Recreation Director


Northeast Kansas Music Educators Association

Middle Level Honor Orchestra Conductor

December 2023

Poudre Valley School District

Middle School Honor Orchestra Conductor

April 2023

South Central Kansas Music Educators Association
High School District Honor Orchestra Conductor

December 2021

Denver Public Schools Citywide Orchestra Festival

Middle School Beginning Orchestra Conductor

February 2020

Denver Public Schools Citywide Orchestra Festival

High School Chamber Orchestra Conductor

February 2019

Loveland High School Combined Festival

Middle School Honor Orchestra Conductor

February 2018


Mesa County School District

Middle School and High School Honor Orchestras Conductor

November 2017

Fort Lewis College, Durango Colorado

High School Honor Orchestra Conductor

November 2017

Poudre Valley School District

Middle School Honor Orchestra Conductor

April 2016


Cherokee Trail High School

Fall Retreat Guest Conductor

October 2014


Aurora Public Schools

Middle School Honor Orchestra Conductor

March 2013


Kansas High School Activities Activities Association Solo and Ensemble Festival
Wichita Heights High School
Wichita, Kansas
March 2022
Colorado West Invitational Music Festival, Palisade High School

Grand Junction, Colorado

Spring 2017 and Spring 2019

Colorado High School Activities Association Large Ensemble Festival
Mountain View High School 

Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Spring 2017

Poudre High School 

Fort Collins, Colorado

Spring 2020

Aurora Public Schools Large Ensemble Festival, Hinkley High School

Aurora, Colorado

Spring 2014

Solo and Ensemble Festival Adjudicator, Sunset Middle School

Longmont, Colorado

Spring 2013

and Leadership
American String Teachers Association, Colorado Chapter

Immediate Past-President of the Colorado Chapter, 2020-2022
President of the Colorado Chapter, 2018-2020

President-Elect of the Colorado Chapter, 2016-2018

Denver Metro Area Representative of the Colorado Chapter, 2011-2013

Colorado ASTA Chapter Member, 2006-2021

Kansas ASTA Chapter Member, 2021-present

Webmaster and Newsletter Editor of the Kansas Chapter, 2022-present

Colorado All State Orchestra, Board of Directors​

Past-Chair, 2015-2017

Chair, 2013-2015

Chair-Elect, 2012-2013

Governor, 2010-2012

Aubry Bend 8th Grade Orchestra
Performance at the Kansas Music Educators Association Annual In-Service Workshop
February 2023
Douglas County School District
Apple Award DCSD eLearning Program Nominee


The American String Teachers Association
Elizabeth A. H. Green School Educator Award Recipient


Douglas County School District
Apple Award Parker Performing Arts School Nominee


Colorado ASTA Outstanding String Teacher of the Year Recipient



Grandview High School Chamber Orchestra
Performance at the Colorado Association of School Boards
Annual Conference

​December 2015



Grandview High School Symphonic Orchestra
Performance at the National Orchestra Festival
American String Teachers Association National Conference

​March 2015


Grandview High School Pit Orchestra
Seussical The Musical
Awarded Outstanding Performance by an Orchestra

May 2014


Grandview High School Symphonic Orchestra
Awarded Outstanding String Orchestra, Class 5A
Colorado West Invitational Music Festival

April 2013


Grandview High School Pit Orchestra
Ragtime The Musical
Performance at the Colorado Thespian State Conference

December 2012

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