Location: Massachusetts, USA
I teach music theory and composition at Berkshire Community College, sing bass with Albany (NY) Pro Musica where I am also an in-house composers. I am the leader of and bass player with my own eight-piece jazz band, and I am a free-lance arranger who writes extensively for Maestro Giora Feidman. My compositions are published by Gemini Press International, Cypress Music, Leslie Music Co., and TFSMusic. I am the winner of grand prizes in composition contests in 2006, Harmonia Choir, Ottawa, Ca., 2008, Vocalis (Vaughan Williams Composer Competition), North Yorkshire, UK, the New England Choral Composition Contest 2010 in Somerville, MA. and the 2012 Freudig Singers (Buffalo, NY) Composition Contest. When not making music, I am at home (ten minutes from Tanglewood) enjoying life with my partner, Mary and my cat, Sampson. I invite you to check out my new web site at wwwberkshiremusic.net.