Bachelor of Music, Music Performance (Jazz)                                                                                       May 2017

Concentration: Piano, Jazz Studies

Private study with Dr. Theresa Klinefelter, Prof. Peter Paulsen, and Dr. Marc Jacoby

West Chester University of Pennsylvania, West Chester, Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Science, Cell and Molecular Biology                                                                                 May 2017

Minor, Chemistry                                                                                                                                May 2017

West Chester University of Pennsylvania, West Chester, Pennsylvania

Certification, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician                                                                  August 2014

Good Fellowship EMS Training Institute, West Chester, Pennsylvania

Nelly Berman School of Music                                                                       September 2005 – September 2009

Jazz Piano, Classical Piano


Private Piano and Guitar Lesson Instructor, Greensleeves Music                                                             December 2016 – Present

  • Develop lesson plans, courses of instruction (including chord theory, improvisation, comping, and other elements of music theory), practice regimens, pedagogical materials, differentiate curricula for various proficiencies
  • Deliver in-home instruction and feedback on musicality, phrasing, rhythm, composition, sight reading, and other facets of music performance on piano and guitar
  • Independently schedule weekly lessons and make up lessons as needed, communicate with students directly, track billable hours

Operations Supervisor/Advanced Emergency Medical Technician/                                            November 2014 – Present

Certified EMS Instructor, Good Fellowship Ambulance

  • Manage a team of Emergency Medical Technicians during response to 911 calls for quality clinical care, quality assurance of patient care reports, daily operations, and station maintenance

Performance Experience

  • 2017 Boysie Lowery Living Jazz Residency                                    June 2017
  • West Chester University Honors Jazz Combo                                       August 2013 – May 2017
  • West Chester University Criterions Big Band (Rhythm Section Leader)                                       August 2013 – May 2017
    • Performances with Randy Brecker, Delfeayo Marsalis, Bobby Shew, Sal Lozano, Tony Micelli
  • West Chester University Latin Jazz Ensemble                                       August 2012 – May 2017
    • Performances with Bobby Sanabria, Roberto Quintero, Arturo Stable, Charlie Sepulveda, Rubén Alvarez
  • West Chester University Statesmen Big Band                                       August 2011 – May 2013
  • Habanero Latin Jazz Band                                                                                       January 2016 – Present
    • Co-Founder, wrote and performed original arrangements and compositions, performances with John Swana
  • Social Jazz Quartet                                                              January 2015 – May 2017
  • Ian Sadock Trio             February 2011 – Present

Awards, Activities, and Volunteerism

  • Nelly Berman 25th Anniversary Golden Key Competition: First Place                                   May 2008
    • Performance at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
  • Alta M. Ketner Freshman Musician Scholarship       August 2011
  • Michael Falcone Jazz Scholarship                         July 2014
  • WCU Foundation Scholarship             July 2014
  • Volunteer Performer, West Chester University Accepted Students Day                           August 2012 – May 2017
  • Certification, Adult Education Methodology                                             March 2015
  • Volunteer Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, Good Fellowship Ambulance        December 2011 – Present
  • Volunteer Emergency Medical Technician, West Chester University EMS                     December 2011 – May 2017
  • President, Volunteer Relief Association, Good Fellowship Ambulance            January – December 2016