Native of Ann Arbor, MI; award-winning music director, actor (film/tv/theater), educator, vocalist, pianist, singer/songwriter, vocal coach (on and off set), historian and martial &artist; BSBA and MSMC in Business Ed/Adm., Marketing & Music/Sound Design, respectively.
35+ Years as Teacher/Performer. Active IL and CA teaching credentials, as well as CA state conflict-resolution certification. Custom designs live performances for individuals and public/private institutions (from schools to corporations, including Chicago Bd of Ed, Evanston Township and LAUSD school systems, Boeing, YWCA Int'l Conferences and The Hilton Hotels) using music to enhance cognitive learning (from social skills and attitude adjustment to academics and stress reduction).
All genres and styles from Jazz/Blues (favorites) to R&B, Gospel, Easy Listening, Semi-Classical, West Indian and African Reggae, Afro-Latin, Pop, Rock, Funk, Hip-Hop and Bach.
Industry Unions AFTRA, AE, SAG-Eligible and Musician's Union Local 47.