The Juilliard School, New York, NY

Bachelor of Music, Viola Performance, May 2004

  • Studies with Heidi Castleman / Misha Amory


Cleveland Institute of Music, Cleveland, OH

Master of Music, Viola Performance, May 2006

  • Studies with Stanley Konopka


Cleveland Institute of Music and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Doctor of Musical Arts, August 2012

Doctoral Thesis: “Paul Hindemith’s Viola Sonatas: A Composer’s Development Made Manifest”

  • Studies with Stanley Konopka, Stephen Hefling


Additional Studies:


Columbia University, New York, NY

Astronomy, 2002-2004