EDUCATION

California State University Northridge (2002-2007): Bachelor of Music, Emphasis in Clarinet Performance

Kindermusik Educator License (Oct.2008-Jan. 2009)

PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE

Principal and Assistant Principal Clarinetist, Center Stage Opera, Canoga Park, CA (2005-Present)

Performing on clarinet in orchestral setting, playing major opera compositions

Clarinetist and Native American Flautist, South Winds Orchestra, Northridge, CA (2006-2009)

Performing on Clarinet and Native American flute in small orchestra, playing original compositions

written for South Winds Orchestra

Clarinetist, Mosaic Winds Woodwind Quintet, Los Angeles, CA (2009-2010)

Performing on Clarinet in woodwind quintet setting, playing compositions written for quintet

Clarinetist, Golden State Pops Orchestra, San Pedro, CA (2010)

Performing on clarinet in orchestral setting, playing major orchestra compositions

Clarinetist, Dream Orchestra, Los Angeles, CA (2014)

Performing on clarinet in orchestral setting, playing major orchestra compositions

Clarinetist, Masters Wind Ensemble, Santa Clarita, CA (2005-2017)

Performing on clarinet in large Wind Ensemble setting, playing major Wind Ensemble compositions

Irish Flautist, Celtic Camerata, Los Angeles, CA (2015-Present)

Performing on Irish Flute in Celtic music duo along with Guitarist/Singer Eric Coffey

PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Private Clarinet Instructor, Self employment, Ventura, CA (2005-2017)

Teach basic, intermediate, and difficult musical concepts to students (ages 11-17) in a private setting

helping them to improve their ability to play the clarinet and increasing the students’ musical

knowledge.

Private Clarinet, Flute, and Piano Instructor, Dave Janssen’s School of Music, Simi Valley, CA (April 2008-2017)

same as above

Private Clarinet Instructor, Seoul Music Store, Van Nuys, CA (May 2008-2010)

same as above

Clarinet Coach, Anacapa Middle School Music Department, Ventura, CA (2005-2013)

Coach 6th grade beginning band clarinet music students in large groups of 15-20 students.

Teaching musical concepts and how to translate them into the ability to play the clarinet.

Clarinet Coach, Cabrillo Middle School Music Department, Ventura, CA (2007-2013)

same as above

Clarinet Coach, Deanza Middle School Music Department, Ventura, CA (2006-2007)

same as above

Kindermusik Educator, Blueridge Pickin’ Parlor, Granada Hills, CA (2009-2010)

Teaching musical concepts focused on childhood development and musical fun to young children

ages newborn to 7 years old.

Kindermusik Educator/ Enrichment Provider, CHIME Elementary School, Woodland Hills, CA (2010-2017)

Same as above

Kindermusik Educator, Rhapsody Enrichment at My Gym Children’s Fitness Center, Northridge, CA (2010-2017)

Same as above

Kindermusik Educator, Dave Janssen’s School of Music, Simi Valley, CA (2010-2017)

Same as above

Kindermusik Educator, Kindermusik with Mary, Thousand Oaks, CA (2011-2014)

Same as above

Kindermusik Educator, Kindermusik with Katie, Thousand Oaks, CA (2010-2017)

Same as above

OTHER EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Café Carolina, Encino, CA

Server and Accordion player (September 2006-Present)

Hudson’s Grill, Ventura, CA

Server (2001-2003)

Shelby Creative Design, Southern California

Calligrapher, Business Owner (2017-Present)

OTHER LANGUAGES

Spanish - proficient in verbal skills and general written skills

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE/ ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES

President - Gamma Chi Chapter of International Women’s Music Fraternity, Sigma Alpha Iota (2006)

Recording Secretary - Gamma Chi Chapter (2005 and 2007)

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