I am available for drumset and percussion related gigs, including drum tech and stagehand work. I also have experience teaching drumset, music theory, and music literacy.
Price Range: Contact for rates
What to Expect
I am looking for jobs and gigs related to drumset and percussion, music education, stagehand work, and arts management.
I am a drummer and percussionist from the Chicagoland area with experience teaching. In May 2018 I received a Bachelor's of Music degree in jazz studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
2014-2018 The University of Illinois of Chicago Wind Ensemble; Director: José Oliver Riojas.
As Principal Percussion: 2015-2018.
Ron Nelson: Rocky Point Holiday; played Marimba.
Ottorino Respighi: The Pines of Rome (arr. Curnow); played Glockenspiel.
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor. Mvt. 4: Finale (arr. Riojas); played Cymbals.
John Adams: Lollapalooza; played Xylophone.
2015-2016, 2018. The University of Illinois at Chicago Jazz Ensemble;
Director: Andy Baker/Chris Madsen.
UIC School of Music Presents: The UIC Jazz Ensemble featuring Jon Faddis. Performed selections from ‘Suite for Pops’ by the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra. Performed with Jon Faddis for The University of Illinois at Chicago High-School Jazz Festival.
Rufus Reid: Quiet Pride: The Elizabeth Catlett Project; played Drum Set. Performed with Rufus Reid for The University of Illinois at Chicago High-School Jazz Festival.
2014-2016 The Chicago Classical Symphony Orchestra; Director: Joseph Glymph.
As Principal Percussion: 2015
Carl Nielsen: Symphony No. 2 “The Four Temperaments”; played Timpani (as principal).
*Recording Available for Purchase
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor; played Timpani (as principal).
Benjamin Britten: The Four Sea Interludes; played Percussion I.
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C# minor; played Tamtam, Holzklapper, Glockenspiel.
Present Freelance Drummer/Drum Tech
Drummer at ‘Titty Citty’ band (Facebook: @tcittymusic)
2017-18 Lab Monitor at The Ravinia Jazz Scholars Program; 1044 W Harrison St. Chicago, IL 60607.
Supervisor: Melissa Reeves
2017 Security Officer at Advanced Security Solutions;
1645 Birchwood Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60018.
2016 UIC Theatre Production: “Passing Strange” by Stew; Played Drum Set.
2015 Music Instructor at Community Links High School;
2400 S Marshall Blvd, Chicago, IL 60623.
Supervisor: Lisa Reed
UIC Jazz Combos
UIC Percussion Ensemble
UIC Pep Band
UIC Funk Band
UIC Audio Engineering Society