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Educational Background


College Studies


* The Frost School of Music - University of Miami - Doctorate of Musical Arts - (2009 -2012)

* The Juilliard School Masters of Music (2006 - 2008)

* Eastman School of Music - Bachelor of Music (2002 - 2006)



Summer Studies


* Pianofest in the Hamptons

* Brevard Music Center

* Indiana Piano Academy 

* Florida State Piano Academy 


Primary Teachers


* Martin Canin The Juilliard School

* Douglas Humphreys Eastman School of Music

* Tian Ying - The Frost School of Music

* Mary Lou Wesley Krosnick Jacksonville University

* Andrew Cooperstock University of Colorado at Boulder

* Andrew Clark Independent Artist


Primary Coaches


* Seymour Lipkin The Juilliard School

* Charles Neidich The Juilliard School

* Elinor Freer Eastman School of Music

* Mikhail Kopelman Eastman School of Music

* Janet Ying Eastman School of Music

* Sylvie Beaudette Eastman School of Music

* Rita Shane Eastman School of Music

* Russell Miller Eastman School of Music

* Kenneth Grant Eastman School of Music

* James Vandemark Eastman School of Music

Masterclass Appearances


* Julian Martin The Juilliard School

* Natalya Antonova Eastman School of Music

* Reed Gainsford Florida State School of Music

* Kevin Sharp Independent Artist

* Pierre-Laurent Aimard

* Frank Cooper

* Paul Posnak



Accademic Jobs

* Ransom Everglades - Music Theory Faculty and Chamber Music Coach (2018 - 2021)

* Lourdes Academy - Piano Accompanist (2010 - present)

* Westminster Academy - Piano Accompanist (2019)

* Gulliver Academy - Piano Accompanist (2014. 2018)

* Faculty - Frost School of Music Preparatory Division (2012 - 2018)

* Teaching Piano Minors - The Frost School of Music University of Miami (2009 - 2012)

* Teaching Class Piano - The Frost School of Music - University of Miami (2009 - 2012)

* Teaching Assistant - Musicology - The Frost School of Music - University of Miami (2009 - 2010)

* Teaching Piano Minors - The Juilliard School (2006 - 2008)

* Teaching Assistant Literature and Music III The Juilliard School (2006 - 2008)

* Teaching Assistant The Aesthetics of Music The Juilliard School (2006 - 2008)

* Teaching Assistant Brevard Summer Music Festival (2006 - 2007)


Non Accademic Jobs

* St. Augustin Catholic Church - Des Moine, IA (2022 - Present)

* Holy Rosary-St. Richard Catholic Church - Choir Master Conductor/Organist/Cantor - Miami, FL (2013 - 2022)

* Miami Music Series at St. Andrews (2011 - 2015)

* St. Andrews Episcopal Church - Principal Organist (2011 - present)


Performance Experience



* The Juilliard School Paul Hall New York, NY

* Eastman School of Music Kilbourn Hall Rochester,

* Columbia University Faculty House New York, NY

* The Juilliard School Morse Hall New York, NY

* Performing Arts Center South Hampton Long Island

* Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Long Island, NY

* The University of Miami - Gusman Hall, Miami, FL

* The University of Miami - Clarke Hall, Miami, FL

* The Wertheim School - Miami, FL

* Urban Studios - Miami Beach, FL

* St. Andrews Church, Palmetto Bay, Fl

* SUNY Stony Brook South Hampton Long Island, NY

* Jacksonville University Terry Concert Hall Jacksonville, FL

* Hillsborough Community College Tampa, FL

* Brevard Music Center - Strauss Auditorium Brevard, NC

* University of North Florida Performing Arts CenterJ acksonville, FL

* Riverside Presbyterian Church Jacksonville, FL

* The Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew New York, NY

* Thousand Islands Chopin Festival Cape Vincent, NY

* First United Methodist Church Waynesville, NC

* The Chattooga Club Cashiers, NC

* Ashley Hall Charleston, SC

* Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium Brevard Music Center Brevard, NC



Concerto Performances


* Soloist with Jacksonville Philharmonic Jacksonville, FL

* Chamber Music Performances in Concert Venues

* Carnegie Hall Weill Recital Hall New York, NY

* Syracuse University Krause Hall Syracuse, NY

* Eastman School of Music Kilbourn Hall Rochester, NY

* Hirt Auditorium Eire, PN

* Mary Baker Eddy Library Boston, MS

* Trocaire College Buffalo, NY


Competitions and Awards


* Certificate of Excellence - North American Virtuoso International Music Competition

* First Prize - The Steinway Society of Boston Piano Competition

* First Prize - Thousand Islands International Piano Competition

* Second Prize - Zimmerli Foundation Intnl. Piano Competition

* First Prize Concert on the Green Concerto Competition

* Third Prize Herod Conservatory Concerto Competition

* Semi Finalist Eastman International Piano Competition


Voice and Choral Studies


* 3 years of solo studies

* 8 years of choral studies

Academic Writing


* Major research papers related to music

* Controversy and Reconciliation in Rochberg's Third String Quartet

* Tonality and Atonality in Rzewski's A People United Will Never Be Defeated!

* The Role of Musical Affects in Gluck's Opera Orfeo

* Schoenberg's First Chamber Symphony A Turning Point in Compositional Style

* Schoenberg's Second Chamber Symphony Turning Point or Returning Point?

* Motivic Links between Wagner's Opera Parsifal and Schoenberg's Opus 11.


Conducting Experience


* Annual Patriotic Concert at Holy Rosary - St. Richard Parish (2021)

* Holy Rosary - St. Richard Chancel Choir (Weekly Masses)

* Annual Easter Dawn Mass at the Deering State (2013 - present)

* Handel's Messiah and Annual Messiah Celebration Concert (2015 - present)





* Digital video editing and production for The Frost Young Artists International Piano   Competition at the University of Miami

* Skills in building computer networking and databases

* Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, FrontPage and Outlook.


​Educational Background



The Frost School of Music - Artist Diploma (2011 – 2012)

The Boston Conservatory – Graduate Performance Diploma Degree (2009 -2011)

The Juilliard School – Piano Studies (2008)

New York University – Masters of Music Degree (2005 – 2007)

Centro di Alti Studi San Bruno Vescovo di Segni – Studies in Philosophy and Theology (2004 – 2005)

Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum – Master of Bioethics (2004 – 2005)

Manhattan School of Music - Master of Music (2000 - 2001)

Florida International University – Bachelors in Music Degree (1996 – 2000)



Tian Ying, Jonathan Bass, Miyoko Lotto, Nina Svetlanova, Sergio Perticaroli, Marylene Mouquet, Kemal Gekic, Susan Starr, Gordon Roberts, Liz Huang, Roberta Rust, Teresa Quesada, Carmen Escobedo, Elena Ichikawa.



Masterclasses Performances

Vladimir Feltsman, Misha Dichter, Ann Schein, John Perry, Arthur Pizarro, Lorin Hollander, Glen Dicterow, Daniel Epstein, Ursula Oppens, Donald Berman, Seymour Bernstein, Joaquin Achucarro, Mark Durand, Asaf Zohar, Norman Fisher, Frank Cooper and Paul Posnak, Isaac Stern, Marion Feldman, Ronda Rider, Stephanie Baer, Keith Robinson, Cathy Robinson, Ivan Chan, Chauncey Patterson, Lydia Artymiw, Julian Martin, Robert McDonald.​


Academic Positions

University of Miami (Miami, FL) Frost Young Artists International Piano Competition Co-Chair


Ransom Everglades High School (Miami, FL) - Music Coach (2016 - 2021)

University of Miami (Miami, FL) – Piano Faculty at the Preparatory Program (2012 - present) 

Superior Academy of Music - Piano Accompanist (2014 - present)

Florida International University (Miami, FL) – Collaborative Pianist (1998 - 2000 and 2012 - 2017)

The Boston Conservatory  (Boston, MA) – Collaborative Pianist (2009 - 2011)

New York University (New York, NY) – Adjunct Faculty (2005 - 2007)


Non Academic Positions

All Saints Catholic Church (2022 – present)

Holy Rosary – St. Richard Catholic Church (Miami, FL) – Music Director/Organist/Cantor

(2013 - 2022)

Our Lady of Lourdes Academy (Miami, FL) - Pianist (2011 - 2022)

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church (Miami, FL)  - Pianist/Organist Assistant (2011 - present)

St. Hugh Catholic Church (Miami, FL)– Substitute Pianist/Organist (2013 – 2022)

Saint Gabriel (New York, NY) - Substitute Organist (2005 – 2010)

Saint Michael - Saint Malachy (New York, NY) – Music Director and Organist (2005 – 2010)

Basilica di San Giovanni Battista dei Fiorentini (Rome, Italy)  - Organist (2003 – 2004)

Santa Susana and Marymount International School (Rome, Italy) – Organist/Pianist (2003 – 2004)

Saint Dominic (Denver, CO) – Pianist (2001 – 2002)

Shrine of St. Ann (Denver, CO) – Pianist (2001 – 2002)

Ascension Catholic Church (New York, NY) – Organist (2001)

St. Agnes Catholic Church (Miami, FL) – Pianist (1999 – 2000)

St. Jerome Catholic Church (Miami, FL) - Pianist and Choir Accompanist (1999 – 2000)


Scholarships and Awards

Des Moines Festival of Music and Fine Arts: The Judy A. Merchant Legacy Scholarship, IA

Certificate of Excellence from Quebec International Music Competition

Certificate of Excellence from the North American Virtuoso International Music Competition

Marion and Eubie Blake Scholarship, NY

Steinhardt Department Scholarship, New York University Merit Scholarship, NY

Florida International University Merit Scholarship, FL

Southern Peru Corporation Music Award, Peru

Aspen International Music Festival Scholarship Award, CO

Marguess International Music Festival Scholarship Award, Switzerland

International Institute for Young Musicians Scholarship Award, KA

International Keyboard Institute at Mannes School of Music Scholarship Award, NY

Deeper Piano Studies Seminar, IN

Boston Conservatory Merit Scholarship, MA


Summer Studies

Aspen International Music Festival, CO

Marguess International Music Festival, Switzerland

Seminar of French Music Summer Festival, Latina, Italy

Summer Piano Festival Citta di Ciampino, Rome, Italy

International Institute for Young Musicians, KA

International Keyboard Institute and Festival at Mannes School of Music, NY

Gijon International Piano Festival, Gijon, Spain



Performance Experience


Soloist with Orchestra

National Symphony Orchestra of Peru, W.A. Mozart, Concerto K. 488;

L.V. Beethoven, Concerto Op. 15 in C major; R. Schumann, concerto Op. 54 in A minor.

The Lima Philharmonic, J.S. Bach Concerto in D minor

The Trujillo Symphony Orchestra, W.A. Mozart Concerto K. 488, Haydn Concerto in D major

The Florida International University Symphony Orchestra, L.V. Beethoven Concerto n. 3 in C minor

Miami Chamber Orchestra, W.A. Mozart, Concerto K. 488

Solo Appearances

Steinway Hall - New York, NY

Kilbourn Hall - Rochester, NY

Tenri Cultural Institute - New York, NY

Steinway Gallery - Coral Gables, FL

Shorin Center - New York University, NY

Santa Ursula Auditorium - Lima, Peru

Museo Nacional - Lima, Peru

Chiesa di Santa Agnese in Agone - Rome, Italy

Peruvian-American Cultural Institute - Lima, Peru

Chiesa di Santa Agnese in Agone - Rome, Italy

Peruvian Japanesse Cultural Institute - Lima, Peru

Istituto San Antonio dei Portoghesi - Rome, Italy

University of Miami Clarke Recital Hall - Miami, FL

Loewe Theater - New York

Lieds Center Performing Arts - Lawrence, KS

St. Paul Church - New York, NY

Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center - Miami, FL

Holy Innocents Church - New York, NY

Pontificia Universidad Catolica - Lima, Peru

The Cathedral of St. Paul - Boston, MA

Our Lady of Pompei - New York, NY

Seully Hall - Boston, MA

Universidad Laboral - Gijon, Spain

Chamber Music

Drake University Sheslow Auditorium – Des Moines IA

St. Luke Lutheran Church - Des Moines, IA

The Rabbi Warner Series (Columbia University) - NY

Steinway Hall - Miami, FL

Coral Gables Congregational Church (Miami, FL)

Marguess International Music festival - Ftan, Switzerland

Fyreplace Gallery - Palm Beach, FL

Saint Vincent de Paul Church - Denver, CO

Church of St. Ann - Arvada, CO

Loewe Theater - New York

Boca Raton Music Guild - Boca Raton, FL

Tenri Cultural Institute - New York

Peruvian American Cultural Institute - Lima, Peru

Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center - Miami, FL

Clarke Recital Hall - Miami, FL

Centro Ricardo Palma Cultural Institute - Lima, Peru

Orchestral Experience

The New York University Symphony

The Florida International University Symphony

National Symphony Orchestra of Peru

The Lima Philharmonic

Radio Broadcasting & Recordings

Corpus Chrsiti Catholic Church (Baroque Recording Project)

Classical Radio Sol Armonia, Peru (concerto live recording)

Istituto san Antonio dei Portoghesi (solo recital live recording)


Ave Maris Stella (Christmas Carol 2021)

Beati (Latin Composition 2021)

O Come, O Come Emmanuel (Arrangement 2021)

Bienaventurados (Spanish Song 2021)

Nuestro Patron San Jose (Spanish Song 2021)

Psalm Settings (2021)

Mass Settings (Mass of Life 2020) (Mass of Mercy 2013)

As The Holy Family (Song 2019)

We Remember Every Christmas (Song 2018)

A Tale of Two Christmases Part I and II (Musical Play 2018, 2019)

Love as He has Shown (Song 2017) 

In a Silent Winter Night (Carol 2016)

Noche Santa (Spanish Carol - 2015)

Elegy for Cello (2015)

Come Lord Jesus (2014)

Mio Figlio (Italian Song 2006)

Stabat Mater for voice, piano, cello and violin (2006)

The Prodigal Sisters (Musical Play – 2005)

Silent Words (Song 2004)

Competitions and Awards

First Prize, National Concerto competition, Peru

First Prize, Peruvian-Japanese Cultural Institute Concerto Competition, Peru

First Prize, Florida International University Concerto Competition

Second Prize, National Society of Arts and Letters (Florida chapter)

Second Prize, Central Florida Symphony Concerto Competition

Honorary Mention, Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition

Honorary Mention, New York University Concerto Competition

Honorary Mention, Tutte le Corde (Music after 1950) Piano Competition

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