- Master of Music, Music Performance, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2009
- Master of Arts, Music, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2009
- BA, Music Performance, 1999
- Adjunct Professor of Saxophone, North Central University
- Performed alongside some of the highest acclaimed artists including Christina Aguilara, John Mellencamp, Rory Gallagher, and Nills Lofgren.