Practicing with mom 1976

Millbrae School 1976

Taylor School 1978

Capuchino Band 1979
I began playing Alto Horn and then French Horn in 1973, studying with Barbara Helms, Jayne Kestler, Bill Long and Jane Swanson, playing in many ensembles:

 • Millbrae School Orchestra (Barbara Helms) 1974-1977
 • Taylor Intermediate School Orchestra and Advanced Band (Effie Keldsen) 1977-1979
 • Capuchino High School Band (Philip Garay, Meriwether Mason, David Martin) 1979-1983
 • Cal Poly Symphonic Band (William V. Johnson), 1984-1988
 • Santa Maria Symphony (Samuel Gorbach), 1985-1987
 • San Luis Obispo Symphony (Michael Nowak), 1986-1988, 1995
 • Cuesta Master Chorale Orchestra (Thomas Davies), 1986-1988
 • Cal Poly Men’s Chorus and Women's Chorus Horn Soloist, 1986-1988
 • San Mateo County Symphonic Band, 1989
 • Burlingame String Chamber Orchestra, 1989
 • Foothill-DeAnza Orchestra, 1989
 • College of Notre Dame Orchestra, 1990
 • Stanford Summer Orchestra, 1991
 • Peninsula Symphony (Mitchell Klein), 1988-1995, 1999-2000
 • University Symphony Orchestra, U.C. Berkeley (Jindong Cai, David Milnes), 1995-2000
 • Berkeley Sinfonia, 1997-1998
 • Lake Oswego Millennium Concert Band (Dale Cleland), 2003-2009, 2012-2014
 • Koninklijke Harmoniekapel (Royal Wind Orchestra, founded 1883) Delft, 2011-2012


Cal Poly horns, 1986

Cal Poly Brass Quintet, 1987

Cal Poly 1988
Cal Poly 1988
Cal Poly Band Japan 1988

Pit orchestras for 34 musicals:

 • Music Man, CCT 1982
 • Stop the World, Capuchino 1982
 • Kismet, CCT 1983
 • Of Thee I Sing, CCT 1984
 • Oklahoma, PMT 1984; PCLO 1992
 • Guys and Dolls, CCT and Cal Poly 1985
 • Bye Bye Birdie, PCLO 1986
 • Fiddler on the Roof, CCT 1986, PCLO 1990
 • Apple Tree, Cal Poly 1986
 • Sound of Music, PMT 1988, PCLO 1990
 • Gypsy, PCLO 1988
 • King and I, PMT 1986, PCLO 1988, WVLO 1993
 • My One and Only, PCLO 1989
 • Company, PCLO 1989
 • Brigadoon, CCT 1989
 • George M, PCLO 1989
 • Me & Juliet, UCLA 1989

 • Galileo, Theatreworks 1990
 • West Side Story, Jefferson High School 1990
 • Kiss Me Kate, CCT 1990
 • Into The Woods, Theatreworks 1990 1993 1995
 • South Pacific, PCLO 1991
 • O Pioneers, Theatreworks 1991
 • La Cage Aux Folles, PCLO 1991
 • Man of La Mancha, WVLO 1992
 • Sweeney Todd, Theatreworks 1992
 • Me and My Girl, PCLO 1992
 • Unsinkable Molly Brown, PCLO 1993
 • Prince and the Pauper, PCLO 1993
 • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, PCLO 1994
 • No, No, Nanette, PCLO 1994
 • Pirates of Penzance, Stanford 1994
 • Will Rogers Follies, PCLO 1995
 • Secret Garden, Theatreworks 1995