Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Specialization

Early keyboards (fortepiano, harpsichord, clavichord), baroque and Classical performance practice, improvised continuo accompaniment, improvisation, composition, harmony and counterpoint, temperaments. Piano teaching, accompanying.

Current Work

Organist, Director of Music
First Church Natick, Natick, MA
Director, Piano Teacher
Porter Square Piano Studio, Cambridge, MA

Professional Accompanying Experience

2005-2006 Piano Accompanying Graduate Assistantship
SUNY Fredonia
2008-2010 Freelance accompanist
SUNY Fredonia

Principal Teachers

Fortepiano Geoffrey Govier
Harpsichord Robert Woolley
Piano Sean Duggan, Phyllis East
Composition Donald Bohlen


2012 Master of Performance in Historical Performance
Principal Studies: Fortepiano, Harpsichord
Royal College of Music, London, England
2009 Master of Music in Piano Performance
Fredonia State College, Fredonia, NY, USA
2009 Master of Music in Composition/Theory
Fredonia State College, Fredonia, NY, USA
2005 Bachelor of Music in Composition
Fredonia State College, Fredonia, NY, USA


2012 Amadeus Fortepiano Prize
2004, 2005 Victoria Bohlen Memorial Composition Award
2005 Fredonia State University Service Award

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