What do you love about music?
I love that music allows me to escape from whatever is going on in life. It offers something to focus on that calms the mind and offers immediate gratification through noticing your hard work and your abilities.
Who is your favorite artist?
I adore the work of Steven Bryant who writes for ensemble and electronics. There is something unique and relevant about his ability to connect the physical-natural world to the electronic-abstract world through music.
What are your top 5 desert island albums?
Regina Spektor- Far, Ben Folds- The Best Imitation of Myself (A retrospective), twenty one pilots- Blurryface,
Do you play in a band or currently perform?
I've played in the Fort Wayne Community Band, and was a part of the 219 World Youth Wind Orchestra Project in Schaldming, Austria
I teach middle school band at Paul Harding. In my free time I enjoy running, traveling, and playing my instrument.