He is a violinist, violist and conductor who studied
at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music in Houston and continued his
music education in Norway where he conducted the youth chamber orchestra of
the school, attended Oslo’s Barratt-Dues
He performed with the Stavanger Symphony and became a
member of the Oslo Philharmonic followed by Krakow’s European Mozart
Academy. This allowed him to
perform all over Europe before returning to the United States.
Once he was back home he performed with countless
orchestras and ensembles that include the the Capital Ensemble, Colorado
Symphony, the Concerto Soloists Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, the
Debussy Trio, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Opera, Los Angeles
Philharmonic, the New Hollywood String Quartet, the Orchestra of the
Californias, the Pacific Symphony, the San Diego Symphony and the Vista
He also became a co-founder and director/musician of
the Gold Coast Chamber Music Festival and Romauldo String Trio.
In 2000 he became a member of the Los Angeles Chamber
Orchestra whom he continues to perform with. Involved in music festivals, he is listed as a performer
at the Festival Mosaic’s Wintermezzo Series in 2008-9.
Acting as a Hollywood studio musician he has performed
on the soundtracks of Avatar, Fantastic 4, Hold Up, Inside
Man, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back, Letters of Iwo Jima, Looney Tunes:
Back in Action, Miracle at St. Anna, National Treasure, Shall We Dance, Sin
City and War of the Worlds amongst countless others.
The other albums his work features on include Retrace
Our Steps: A Secular Oratorio in 4 Acts by The Paul Bailey Ensemble, Breakthrough
by Mary J. Blige, Full Circle by Boyz II Men, Harmonium by
Vanessa Carlton, Forever Ray Charles by Ray Charles, Under My
Skin by Avril Lavigne, Greatest Songs of the Fifties by Barry
Manilow, Isn’t It Romantic: The Standards Album by Johnny Mathis, Mannheim
Steamroller Meets the Mouse by Mannheim Steamroller, PCD by The
Pussycat Dolls, Dana Owens Album by Queen Latifah, Moonlight
Serenade by Carly Simon, Colour Me Free by Joss Stone and This
Guy’s In Love by Steve Tyrell.
In the world of musical education he is a teacher of
violin, viola and chamber music at Biola University and runs his own
studios to give private tuition.