Co-founder of Picardy, program manager at Austin Soundwaves, adjunct lecturer at the University of the Incarnate Word, and composer of original concert music. Degrees from Cal State Long Beach (B.M.), University of Colorado at Boulder (M.M.), and The University of Texas at Austin (D.M.A.), studying composition, conducting, and violin. Member of the board of directors for El Sistema, USA. Married to a brilliant lady and dad to two young lads. Based out of Austin, Texas.