My philosophy

Curiosity, creativity, and imagination are essential to building and sustaining a healthy society. For that reason, I believe stretching the creativity and imagination of my students is essential to helping them become engaged global citizens and great musicians. My teaching is inspired by high expectations, sonic curiosity,  personal expression, and my own deep love for the marimba. 


Marimba Studio Information




















Students in my private studio have ranged from folks just beginning to play the marimba, high school students auditioning for university percussion programs, and university percussion students seeking specialized instruction on the marimba. Helping each student find their unique voice on the instrument is the primary goal behind the work we do in private lessons. My students can expect to expand their color palette on the marimba, become fluent interpreters of music, and develop a deep understanding of the relationship between their body, mind, and the instrument. Please see my studio policy below for more information. Contact me to inquire about marimba lessons.

I am also on Percussion Faculty at Dedham School of Music. You can register for marimba, percussion, and drum private lessons, as well as various other classes I teach at Dedham School of Music

I am also available for:

- Chamber Ensemble Coachings

- Private Lessons in Composition and Music Theory

-1.5 hour class on Negro Spirituals 

- Antiracism Consultations


Contact me at for all teaching inquires. 

View my Studio Policy (Marimba Students):

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