pianist and vocalist who started out on the keys at nine years of age and
found his voice while still in junior high. With the encouragement of his
mentors, he attended the Music Academy of the West, housed in Santa
Barbara, California, Taylor University, and Westmont College.
Bachelor of Arts degree from Taylor in piano performance, he furthered his
education at the Peabody Conservatory of Music, from whence he acquired his
graduate degree in vocal performance.
While still in Baltimore, Maryland, he picked up some opera roles
and found himself in demand as a church vocalist.
to the City of Brotherly Love where he performed with the Opera Company of
Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Singers, the chorus-in-residence of the
Philadelphia Orchestra. Eventually,
he made the great egress to the West Coast, first San Francisco, then Los Angeles, California.
Then, he took
a completely different tack.
Always fascinated by architecture and design, he decided to pursue
yet another degree, this one a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design,
conferred on him by Woodbury University. Suddenly, he had two careers. He spent six months performing,
studying, and working for a design concern in Paris, France.
return to the States, he started up his own company, all the while keeping
one foot in the world of music.
He even has one solo album, Christmas
Eclectic, which was released in 2003. Eclectic would be an apt description
of this triple threat whose handiwork has been spotlighted in Better Homes and Gardens, on HGTV,
and at the Pasadena Showcase House of Design.