Graduated from the Juilliard School in New York (classes of Elaine Douvas and Nathan Hughes). In 2016 he joined the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. He has performed as guest Principal Oboe with The Cleveland Orchestra, The San Francisco Symphony and the Buffalo Philharmonic. For two seasons he also served as Principal Oboe of the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra in New York City. Has spent recent summers at the Marlboro, Verbier, Aspen, and Spoleto USA music festivals. He plays in chamber music settings as well.