• New York University, New York, NY
   Master of Arts, performance and composition, GPA 3.9, 01/04
• Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA
   Bachelor of Music, performance, summa cum laude, 05/02
• Sweelinck Conservatory, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1997-1999
• Richard Strauss Conservatory, Munich, Germany, 1996


• Finalist at the Sundance Film Composer fellowship in CA 06/04
• IAJE Award for outstanding musicianship 01/04
• Charlie Parker Award, Berklee College of Music 02/01
• Best Entering Student Scholarship, Berklee College of Music 09/99



• United Nations International School, NYC, 2006-current
   Teaching saxophone to middle school students and
   leading various wind ensembles
• New York Pops, Salute To Music Program, NYC, 2004-current
   Faculty: Leading a saxophone ensemble, preparing one
   student for a Carnegie Hall Performance
• Junior High School 99, NYC, 2004-2005
   Saxophone teacher, Jazz educator
• Church Street School for Music and Art, NYC, 2004
   Music Instructor: Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Piano
• Castellano’s House of Music, NYC, 2003
   Woodwind Teacher: Saxophone, Flute, Theory,
• Private Instructor, Woodwinds, Theory, Composition, Solfege 1996
• Karlsgymnasium, High School, Germany 1997
   Jazz Improvisation


• Recording of original film composition at the
   Frederick Loewe Theater, NY, featuring musicians from the New
   York Philharmonic and Metropolitan Opera (2003)
• Movie score for: Where the Girls Go
   (audience award, L.A. Outfest Film Festival, (2003)
• Composing assistance and music copyist for Teo Macero (2004)

Selected Performances:

• Concert at the IAJE (International Association of Jazz Educator)
   convention in NYC featuring Lenny Pickett and Teo Macero (2004)
• Performance at the Blue Note, Knitting Factory, Lincoln Center,
   Bachzaal, Carl Orff Saal, Regensburg Jazz Festival,
   Duke Ellington Hall, Amsterdam, Knitting Factory,
   CMJ Music Marathon, Joe’s Pub, Groove, (1994-current)
• Katja Endemann Group in the U.S.A. and Europe including Makor,
   Kavehaz, Cafe Figaro, Buergerhaus Groebenzell, Bimhuis, Odeon
   (1996- current)
• Diva Jazz Orchestra, Virginia Beach Jazz Festival, Homecoming
   dinner for the Yankees, United Nations (2003-2004)
• Performance with the musical theater production,
   Any Minute Now, at Lincoln Center (2004)
• Performance with Russell Ferrante (Yellowjackets) at
   David Friend Recital Hall in Boston (2001)


• Redheadphone, “Red To Go” (2005)
• Maybelline New York & Jane Magazine, Reader production (2004)
• Katja Endemann Quartet, “Black Box” (2003)
• Kiyoshi Nishi, “Available Light” (2001)
• Donnie Edwards II, “I Could Never…” (2001)

Musical Training:

• Master Classes:
   Dick Oats, John Clayton, Kenny Garrett, Jeff Hamilton, Joe Lovano,
• Private Instruction:
   Bill Pierce, George Garzone, Ralph Lalama, Shannon LeClaire


• Computer: Proficient in Word, Finale, Sibelius, Photoshop,
   and Color Cue
• Languages: Fluent in German, Dutch, Swedish and French

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