CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION:

M.F.A., Guitar Performance, University of California, Irvine, December 2005.

B.A., Guitar Performance, California State University, San Bernardino, August 2003.

Expert Certification in Pro Tools 10|HD, Recording Arts Center, San Diego, December 2013.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Associate Faculty Instructor, Mt. San Jacinto Colleges 2005-Present

Associate Faculty, Program Coordinator, Art Institute California Inland Empire 2012-2016

Associate Faculty Instructor, University of Redlands, 2012-2016

Director, Temecula Valley Guitar Orchestra, 2006- 2007

Charter School Instructor, Dehesa and Julian Charter Schools, 2003-2015

Studio Guitar Instructor, Temecula Valley School of Music and Arts, 2003-2008

Arts Core Graduate Assistant, University of California, Irvine, 2004-2005

ASSOCIATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Audio Engineer, University of Redlands 2013

Curriculum Author, Mt. San Jacinto Colleges, 2009-2010

Associate Faculty Representative to the Academic Senate, Mt. San Jacinto Colleges, Menifee, 2006 –2007.

Co-founder, Temecula Valley Guitar Society, 2006-Present

Music Library Assistant Manager, University of California Irvine, 2004-2005   

Orchestra Manager, University of California Irvine, 2004-2005

FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS & HONORS

Winner, 2017 Wine Country Music Awards Peoples Choice                                                                   2017

Certificate of Appreciation  Academic Senate Mt. San Jacinto Colleges, MVC                        2006-2007

City of Temecula Certificate Of AppreciationCity of Temecula, California                                           2006

Full Graduate Assistant Ship                                       University of California Irvine                   2003-2005

Music Department Scholar Of The Year                     Cal State University, San Bernardino                2003

Music Department Graduate  Speaker of the Year    Cal State University, San Bernardino               2003

Music Performance Award                                           Cal State University, San Bernardino               2003

EOP Outstanding Student Award                                Cal Sate University, San Bernardino                2003

Anthony & Lois Evans Performance Award                Cal State University, San Bernardino               2003            

United States Achievement Academy                         Cal State University, San Bernardino              2003

Phi Kappa Phi                                                                Cal State University, San Bernardino               2003

Golden Key International                                              Cal State University, San Bernardino               2002

Annual Chairs Award Guitar Ensemble                       Cal Sate University,  San Bernardino                1999

SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS

Using your Degree as leverage, Art Institute- Inland Empire, August 2015

Student Engagement in the Classroom, Art Institute- Inland Empire, July 2015

Using Humor in the Classroom, Art Institute- Inland Empire, March 2015

LANGUAGE COMPETENCIES

Proficient in Greek Language Skills

Beginning Spanish Language Skills