The Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
M.M., Music Composition (3.7 GPA), May 2008
Primary Composition Instructors: Kevin Puts and Michael Hersch
Northeastern University, Boston, MA
B.S., Music Technology (*** laude), April 2005
Primary Composition Instructors: Ronald Bruce Smith and Anthony De Ritis
Product Manager December 2010 – Present
Employer: VRSonic, Inc.
Manage development and testing of VibeStudio Designer 2 spatial audio software. Advise and oversee integration of new features and enabling technologies such as ReWire, Open Sound Control, and Macintosh platform port to comply with current music and audio software industry standards. Supervise quality assurance and customer satisfaction with VibeStudio Designer product.
Creative Program Manager May 2008 – November 2010
Employer: VRSonic, Inc.
Acted as head of creative planning and collaborative projects as part of company’s marketing strategy. Presented two concerts with Stony Brook Contemporary Chamber Players in New York City and Stony Brook, NY featuring VRSonic’s VibeStudio Designer software. Organized and negotiated terms of sponsorship of 2010 International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) in New York City. Collaborated with the Naval Research Laboratory and the George Washington University to host and coordinate the 2010 International Community for Auditory Display (ICAD).
Sound Designer February 2009 - Present
Employer: Various Theaters/Performing Arts Centers in Washington, D.C.
Composed original musical compositions and sound designs for the Studio Theater and Georgetown Performing Arts Center including the following shows: Madness and Civilization (2009), The Omnivore’s Dilemma (2011), The Golden Dragon (2011), and Astro Boy and the God of Comics (2012).
Administrative Contractor December 2008 – December 2009
255 Fieldston Terrace #6-B, Riverdale, NY 10471
Supervisor: Douglas Boyce, President
Filled and submitted grant applications for the contemporary music ensemble and 501(c)(3) organization “Counter)Induction”. Cary New Music Performance Fund grant awarded from “Meet the Composer” organization.
Curator April 2011
Employer: Vivre Musicale
PO Box 613 Baltimore, Maryland 21203
Curator of chamber music ensemble Vivre Musicale’s “Something New” concert featuring contemporary chamber music with performances at the Jordan Faye Contemporary gallery in Baltimore, MD and the Atlas Performing Arts Center in Washington, D.C.
San Miguel de Allende International Chamber Music Festival, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico
Certificate of Composition Studies, Summer 2011
Primary Composition Instructors: James Aikman and Marc Satterwhite
Max/MSP Night School: Intermediate to Advanced Users, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Certificate of Studies, Summer 2009
Primary Instructor: Ali Momeni
Fusion Arts Exchange, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Certificate of Studies, American Music Composition and Performance, Summer 2007
History and Analysis: Judith Tick, Kyle Gann
Composition: Ronald Bruce Smith
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)
American Music Center
AWARDS AND HONORS: ¬¬¬
Demonstration/Compositions Chair, International Conference of Auditory Display (ICAD), Washington D.C., Summer 2010
Board Member, Vivre Musicale, July 2009 - Present
Full Scholarship, Fusion Arts Exchange Program sponsored by the Study of the U.S. Branch within the State Department, Summer 2007
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