Education & Awards


  • Church Music Institute Workshop: “Until the Vaccine Arrives” (August 2020)

  • Private vocal studies with Danielle Talamantes (Spring 2020-present)

  • Private instruction in organ with Daniel Campolieta (2018-present)

  • Private instruction in conducting with Dr. Salvatore Ferrantelli (Spring 2018)

  • Post-graduate studies in applied piano with Dr. Anna Balakerskaia (2011-present)

  • M.M., Piano Performance, George Mason University (2010)

  • Winner, Graduate Honors Recital. George Mason University (2009)

  • Spotlight on the Arts scholarship recipient (2008)

  • Post-baccalaureate studies in applied piano with Dr. Linda Monson (1999-2000); Dr. Raffi Kasparian (2004-2006)

  • Winner, Fine Arts Performance Competition, Northern Virginia Community College (2000)

  • Accompanist Intern with Dr. Joseph Holt, U.S. Army Chorus (January 1995)

  • Undergraduate studies in applied piano with Barbara Lister-Sink (1993-1995)

  • Credited conducting course with Dr. Anthony Maiello, George Mason University (1994).