Hello and Welcome

I teach all levels of percussion, from beginners to professionals;  snare drum, keyboard mallet instruments, timpani, drum set, world music and much more.  From Abel triangles to Zappa transcriptions, crash cymbals to congas, auditions, recitals, the 3 "B's":  whether it's Bach, Beethoven, Brahms or Blakey, Bonham, Beauford . . . all these topics and more are available to you. 




Upcoming Performances and Clinics

​Beginning this fall, I will be returning to the percussion faculty at Pasadena City College!

American Ballet Theater--Harlequinade (with Pacific Symphony), 1.17-19, 2019, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra--Session pintcher, 2.28.2019, Secret Location


Student Achievements. Congratulations!

Victoria Canonizado--SCSBOA HS Honor Wind Ensemble

​Orlando Christian--Section, Claremont Intermezzo Orchestra

Jeremy Davis--Principal, Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra, Sub-list, American Youth Symphony

Hampton Douglas--will be attending Northwestern University Bienen School of Music in the fall

Arthur Lin (CSUF Alum)--will be attending The Colburn Conservatory of Music in the fall, Sub-list American Youth Symphony

​Jacky Nozuka (CSUF)--Finalist, 2018 CSUF Music Associates Concerto Competition

Matt Ordaz (CSUF)--Sub, Disney California Adventure Park Pixarmonic Orchestra

Milton Salazar (CSUF Alum)--Sub-list, American Youth Symphony

Rohun Sharma--SCSBOA HS Honor Symphonic Band

Viraj Sonawala--Section, Pacific Symphony Wind Ensemble

Joshua Zepeda--SCSBOA HS Honor Wind Ensemble, Section, Pacific Symphony Wind Ensemble

​I am now an Educational Artist for Marimba One.  So excited to be a part of their community!