EDUCATIONB.M. Violin Performance, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, 1990. Majors in Performance, Conducting and Composition. Minors in Psychological, Social, Biological and Physical Sciences. Awarded four-year performance scholarship. M.M. Violin Performance, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1993. Secondary focus in Conducting. Awarded two-year performance scholarship. K-12 Teaching Certification, Indiana University, South Bend, Indiana, 1997. Awarded performance scholarship. SYMPHONIC EXPERIENCE Stahlmusic Studio - Owner, 1999-present.
Colorado State University-Pueblo Symphony Conductor, 2005-2006. Pueblo Symphony Orchestra, section vln. 2004-2006. Alpine Symphony Orchestra Associate Conductor/vln. 2003-2004. Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Orchestra Conductor/Coach, 2000-2002. Colorado Springs Symphony Orchestra, section vln. 1999-2001. South Bend Symphony Orchestra, 1st vln. 1993-1997. Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra, section vln. 1990-1997. Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra, 1st vln. 1990-1997. Laporte Symphony Orchestra, 1st vln. 1990-1997. Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra, 1st vln. 1991-1993. DePauw University Symphony Orchestra, 1st vln. 1986-1987, Concertmaster 1988-1990. Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra, 1st vln. 1986-1990. Valparaiso University Symphony Orchestra, 1st vln. 1984-1985. Chicago Civic Orchestra, 1st vln. 1984-1985. Northwest Indiana Youth Orchestra, 1st vln.1982-1984, Concertmaster 1985-1986. TEACHING EXPERIENCE Stahlmusic Studio - Owner, 1999-present. Lake County Schools Instrumental Music Director, 2008-2009. Battle Mountain High School Music Director, 2006 - 2008. Colorado State University - Pueblo Adjunct Professor, 2005-2006. Pueblo Dist. 60 Instrumental Music Director, 2004-2006. Salida Schools Director of Instrumental Music, 2002-2004. CIVA High School Music Director, 2000-2002. Mozart String Project Site Director, 2000-2002. Colorado Springs Dist. 11 Orchestra Director, 1997-1998. Student Teacher, Mishawaka Schools, Indiana, 1996-1997. Mishawaka H.S. Swim Team Head Coach, 1996-1997. Schmucker M.S. Orchestra Director, 1995-1996. Substitute Teacher, various subjects, 1990-1995. Strings, Winds & Percussion Instructor, 1984-present. PEDAGOGYStrings: Ivan Galamian, Leopold Auer, Piotr Stolyarsky, Jascha Heifetz,
David Oistrakh, Josef Gingold, Kurt Sassmannshaus, Shinichi Suzuki, Paul Rolland. Percussion: Rubank Methods, Morris Goldenberg, George Stone, Carmine Appice,
Jim Chapin, Anthony Cirone, Peter Erskine, David Garibaldi, Garwood Whaley. PREVIOUSGerardo Ribeiro, Blair Milton, Victor Yampolsky, Northwestern University. STUDIESDan Rizner, David Ott, Orcenith Smith, DePauw University. Mark Zinger, DePaul University.Betty Haag, Jack Pernecky, Suzuki & Rolland Pedagogy. Drew Lecher, Studio Musician, Chicago, IL / Royal Guildhall of Music, London.