Band Director (Retired) – Fayette Co. Public Schools, Lexington, KY.


2019 National Board Certified Teacher
1996 Master of Music Education MME
1992 Bachelor of Music Education BME
Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY


2018 & 2020 Brass Arranger/Instructor & Lead Trumpet, Madison Scouts Alumni Reunion Project Krewe of Orpheus Parade
2014 Brass Staff & Lead Trumpet, Madison Scouts Corps of Brothers Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
2009-2017 Facilities Coordinator/Host, KMEA District 7 Honors Band
2007-2009 Site Based Council Member, Bryan Station High School.
2006 Brass Instructor & Soloist with The Madison Scouts Alumni Reunion Project (MSARP)
2004 Clinician KMEA In-Service Conference (Jazz 101)
2003-2007 All-State Jazz Coordinator/Board Member, Kentucky Music Educators Association.
2002-Present Conductor, Lexington Concert Band, AFM Local 554-635, Lexington, KY.
2002-2003 Arranger, McDowell High School Band, Erie, PA
1992-2019 Band Director, Fayette County Public Schools, Lexington, KY.
1998-2003 Arranger, Waseca High School Band, Waseca, MN.
1994-95/2002-2004, Arranger/Consultant, Marion Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps, Marion, OH.
2001 Arranger, Harborcreek High School Band, Harborcreek, PA.
2001 Brass Arranger, Lake Erie Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps, Erie, PA.
1998-2002 Brass Arranger/Instructor, Southwind Drum and Bugle Corps, Lexington, KY.
1997 Arranger, Garrard County High School Band, Lancaster, KY.
1995-1998, Marching Band Board of Control, Kentucky Music Educators Association.
1995 Arranger/Consultant, Racine Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps, Racine, WI.
1993, Instructor/Consultant, Pioneer Drum & Bugle Corps, Milwaukee, WI.
1992 Consultant, Harrison County High School Band, Cynthiana, KY.
1992 Arranger/Consultant, Grayson County High School Band, Leitchfield, KY.
1992 Arranger/Consultant, Estill County High School Band, Irvine, KY.
1992 Student Teacher, Fayette County Public Schools (Tates Creek campus), Lexington, KY.
1991 Brass Arranger/Instructor, Bluegrass Brass Drum & Bugle Corps, Lexington, KY.
1991 Instructor/Consultant, Tates Creek High School Band, Lexington, KY.
1991 Arranger/Consultant, Breathitt County High School Band, Jackson, KY.
1990 Arranger/Consultant, CapitolAires Drum & Bugle Corps, Madison, WI.
1990 Private Instructor, Dr. Music, Altamonte Springs, FL.
1990 Private Instructor, Academy of Music, Casselberry, FL.
1984-1989 Brass Arranger/Instructor, Madison Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps, Madison, WI.
1983-1989 Instructor/Consultant, Jamestown High School Band, Jamestown, NY.
1986-1988 Instructor/Clinician, Qualifier’s Marching Band Camps (bands from NY, OH and PA)
1985-1986 Private Instructor, Madison Metropolitan School District, Madison, WI.
1984 Instructor/Consultant, George Rogers Clark High School Band, Winchester, KY.


2020 – Buglers Hall of Fame
2013 Fayette County Public Schools FAME Award Recipient
2010 U.S. Army All-American VIP
1988 Drum Corps International World Champion (staff – Madison Scouts).
1984 Drum Corps International Individual Soprano World Champion.
1983 Drum Corps International Individual Soprano World Champion.


Ten years as a lead soprano and soloist with internationally ranked Drum & Bugle Corps.
Seven years as a lead trumpet and soloist with corps style high school and university marching bands.
Two seasons as a live musician with a WGI Indoor Color Guard.
Lead trumpet and soloist with professional and university big bands.
Performer with professional and university symphonic groups.
Professional freelance trumpeter with a wide variety of ensembles.
Featured with Saxton’s Cornet Band in the motion picture Gettysburg.


American Federation of Musicians
Central States Judges Association
Kentucky Music Educators Association
National Association for Music Education
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Professional Music Fraternity