CREDITS

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

  • Berklee College of Music
    Bachelor’s Degree – Professional Music – Summa Cum Laude
  • Colorado State University
    Master’s Candidate – Arts Leadership and Cultural Management

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Ableton Live Professional Certificate – Berklee College of Music
  • Pro Tools 110 Certification – AVID

PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS

  • CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
    Bandleader and Keyboardist – Varekai

    World music with high level acrobatic performance. Arena and Big Top format.
    Cirque du Soleil – European and US Tour 2017

  • NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE
    Music Director and Keyboardist – Rock of Ages

    80’s rock music show with songs by Journey, Styx, Foreigner, Poison, Whitesnake, etc.
    Norwegian Cruise Line – New York, NY 2014-2017

  • NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE
    Music Director and Keyboardist – Burn the Floor
    Contemporary European style ballroom dance show originating from Australia
    Norwegian Cruise Line – New York, NY 2014-2017

  • Composer and Conductor – Romeo and Juliet the musical (World Premiere)
    Scored to Shakespeare’s original text for 10 piece orchestra and 30+ cast.
    Historic Lincoln Theater – Mount Vernon, WA 2015

  • Composer and Conductor – PAN the musical (World Premiere)
    Scored for 8 piece orchestra and 30+ cast.
    Historic Lincoln Theater – Mount Vernon, WA 2013

  • Pianist – Show Band
    Royal Caribbean Cruise Line – Civitavecchia, Italy 2013

  • Composer and Conductor – Witches! the musical (World Premiere)
    Programmed for live performance with Ableton Live and 30+ cast
    Historic Lincoln Theater – Mount Vernon, WA 2012

  • CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
    Bandleader, Keyboards and Accordion – ZAIA

    Over 1200 performances. Responsible for Ableton Live editing, maintenance and backing tracks. Worked closely with composer and artistic director on show changes. Orchestrated string parts for soundtrack recording with Hong Kong symphony strings.
    Cirque Du Soleil – Macau, China 2008-2012

  • Conductor and Vocal Director – Brigadoon, Annie, Seussical, HS Musical, Birdie, Aida
    Lyric Light Opera of the Northwest and Regional Theater – Seattle, WA 2006-2007

  • Organist and Choir Director
    Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church 2006-2007

  • FREDDY FENDER
    Touring Keyboardist

    Multiple Grammy winning singer of hits “Wasted Days” and “Next Teardrop”. While touring with Freddy he received star on Hollywood Walk of Fame and two Grammy wins.
    Tours of US, Denmark, Japan and Okinawa 1997-2005

  • ROAD RECORDS
    Producer and Audio Engineer – Road Records

    Produced hundreds of albums and thousands of demos for solo artists, bands and corporate clients. Extensive midi programming, production in analog and digital Pro Tools environments. Managed studio business, project management and preparation of recording sessions.
    Los Angeles, CA 1989-2005

  • Solo Pianist – Sejung Piano Company
    Shanghai China 2003

  • Music Director and Keyboards – Hollywood Superstars
    Tribute acts included Marilyn Monroe, Elvis, Rat Pack, Tina Turner, Sinatra, etc.
    Las Vegas, Reno and Tokyo 1995-1997

  • KNOTTS BERRY FARM
    Pianist

    Stride piano for Calico Saloon, Bird Cage Theater melodrama improvisation pianist
    Buena Park, CA 1994-96

  • Keyboards – Hardriders Southern Rock Band
    Military tour including SK D.M.Z. and Tokyo
    South Korea Tour 1995

  • SEATTLE OPERA
    Vocalist – Carmen, Boris Gudonov, Amahl and Tosca

    Seattle Opera 1977-1980

  • Solo Pianist – Nordstrom
    Bellevue, WA 1985-1986

FILM, TV and VIDEO

  • American Latin Music Awards (ALMA) ABC TV 2002 – Keyboardist – Freddy Fender
  • Grand Ol Opry TV Show 2002 – Keyboardist – Freddy Fender
  • Dream Quest TV show 2015 – Performer with Rock of Ages
  • PBS In the Mix Series 2005 – Soundtrack Composer
  • Alien Secrets Movie 2006 – Soundtrack Songwriter “Search for Me”
  • Phonics Made Easy by School Zone Interactive 2003 – Soundtrack Composer
  • King of Tex Mex Live, DVD 2003 – Keyboardist – Freddy Fender

CERTIFICATIONS AND ADDITIONAL COURSES

  • Pro Tools 110 Certification – AVID
  • Professional Certificate in Ableton Live – Berklee College of Music
  • Beauty of Kunqu Opera – Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Ensemble Conducting and Rehearsing Techniques – U. of North Carolina Chapel Hill
  • Craft of Style, Plot and Character Development – Wesleyan University
  • Songwriting: Writing the Lyrics – Berklee College of Music
  • Copyright for Educators and Librarians – Duke University
  • Copyright for Multimedia – Emory University
  • Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights – Harvard Online
  • Fundamentals of Marketing – University of Vancouver B.C.
  • Power of Team Culture – University of Pennsylvania

(Certifications available on request)

INSTRUMENTS

  • Piano and Synth (adv)
  • Accordion (int)
  • Pipe Organ (int)
  • Guitar (beg)