Bachelor of Arts in Music (1999)

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

  • Studied Percussion in the Studio of Michael Bull at Syracuse University
  • Studied Drumset with Larry Luttinger at Syracuse University, privately with Brian Kendrick and Jim Johns

Summer Sessions at Tonic, New York City (1999)

Lake Placid Institute in Lake Placid, New York (2000)

Studied jazz with Jane Ira Bloom, Bob Brookmeyer, Billy Hart, Jim McNeely, Bob Mintzer, Rufus Reid, and Kenny Werner.

Camp MMW in Big Indian, New York (2010,2009,2008)

Listened, played, learned, discovered and invented with John Medeski, Billy Martin, and Chris Wood, plus special guests Steven Bernstein, Marc Ribot, John Scofield, David Tronzo, Karl Berger, Ingrid Sertso, David Fiuczynski, and Cyro Baptista.