ACHIEVEMENTS, AWARDS, AND ASSOCIATIONS

2008-present

Felecia E. Maddox Music Scholarship Award, 2015

1st place Music Pathfinder Award (Palm Beach and Martin Counties), 2014

Member of ASCAP performance rights organization, 2014-present

Member of Forge Content Group record label, 2014-present

All State Reading Chorus, top 25 tenors in the state of Florida, 2014

Member of TriM Music Honors Society, 2013-2014

“A” Honor Roll in homeschool curriculum, 2009-2013

“Spark of Inspiration,” original composition, 1st place winner of “Treasure Coast Got Talent?” competition, 2012

National Public Radio’s Young Musician’s Spotlight Featured Artist, 2011

1st place winner of “Palm Beach Idol” competition, violin solo at Maltz Jupiter Theater, 2010

FACCS Junior Fine Arts Festival State Competition, two time 1st place Violin Solo winner, 2009 & 2010

“The Eighth Wonder,” original composition, selected and performed on WQCS 88.9 FM Radio, 2010

“Good Morning South Florida” WPEC-TV CBS 12 Action News Interview and performance, 2010

Oprah’s Search for the World’s Smartest and Most Talented Kids, violin solo posted on www.Oprah.com, 2008-2010

WPBF-TV Channel 25 Interview and Violin Performance, December 7, 2008

“Coffee Club Live” Christian Television Network, WCLF TV Violin solo, August 8, 2008

VIOLIN PERFMORMANCES

2005-2015

"Examination on Hypocrisy" Giving it Voice soloist with ensemble, April 26 , 2015

Premiere of "Rocket Boys" The Legacy Theater 1st Violin, April 17-May 10, 2015

Hope for Freedom charity concert, March 28, 2015

"The Sound of Music" The King's Academy 1st Violin, September 25-27 2014

Solo concert at The King’s Academy, July 2014

“The Hunchback of Notre Dame” The King’s Academy 1st Violin April 18-20 and April 25-27, 2013

Performances with singer Franco Corso at the Lyric Theater, April 2012 & 2013

Violin soloist and ensemble performer for various private weddings from years 2010-2015

Donald Trump charity event at The Breaker’s Hotel in Palm Beach, Violin Soloist, February 14, 2013

Performances with singer Franco Corso at the Eissey Theater, February 2012 & 2013

WXEL Private Fundraiser, Palm Beach home December 6, 2012

“Les Miserables” The King’s Academy 1st. Violin April 12-14 and April 19-21, 2012

“Fusion Broadway Review” The King’s Academy Violin Soloist, March 17, 2012

WXEL Fundraiser “Dames and Divas” The Mar-A-Lago Club Violin Soloist, March 13, 2012

“The Voice of Romance” with Franco Corso Eissey Campus Theater February 25, 2012

“The Diary of Anne Frank” The King’s Academy Violin Soloist, Sept. 8-10, 2011

“Beauty and The Beast” The King’s Academy 1st Violin April 21-23 and April 28-30, 2011

A Tribute to Andrea Bocelli with Franco Corso Lyric Theater Violin Soloist, April 8, 2011

Gusman Hall University of Miami-Live CD Recording and Orchestra Concert March 13, 2010

“Alice in Wonderland” The Lyric Theater Violin Soloist, Aug. 14-16, 2009

Tom Rooney Campaign Event at McArthur Golf Club in Hobe Sound October 21, 2008

Young Musician Spotlight WQCS 88.9-FM Radio Interview & Performance 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012

The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Violin Soloist, FSAE Convention July 18, 2008

Walt Disney World’s Tomorrowland in Orlando, FL May 2005

TRAINING / ORCHESTRAS

2000-2015

Currently completing Bachelor's Degree in Composition and Bachelor's Degree in Violin Performance (2014-2018)

LaGrange Symphony Orchestra 1st violin, 2014-2015

Private lessons - Mrs. Karabensh, Dr. Clifford (PBA University), Mrs. O’Neill, & Professor Myall (LaGrange College) 2000-2015

Working as private violin teacher, 2013-present

Music composition class at Palm Beach Atlantic University 2012-2013

Palm Beach Atlantic Symphony 1st violin, 2012-2013

“Young Composer’s Challenge” Orlando, Fl. April 2009, 2011

Florida Youth Orchestra 2nd violin, 2009-2010

Bach’s Children String Quintet 2009-2010

Stringendo Violin Program at Palm Beach Atlantic 2005-2007

Bach’s Children Music School Orchestra 2007-2009

“Pizzazz! It’s A String Thing…” Violin/Dance Performance Group 2003-2005

COMPOSITIONS AND ARRANGEMENTS

2009-2013

"Jurassic Medley" arrangement for 7 violins, 2015

"Examination on Hypocrisy" for violin solo with ensemble and choir, 2015

Various short commercial pieces for violin solo, 2015

"Twinkle Twinkle How Sweet the Sound" theme and variations for violin solo, 2015

"Oh the Places You'll Go" song with accompaniment, 2014

"If" piece for SATB choir, 2014

“Forsaken” orchestral, choral, and violin solo piece, 2013

“Carol of the Night” violin and piano arrangement of Oh Holy Night and Carol of the Bells, 2013

String Quartet No.1, 2013

Hymn arrangements for Horizon Baptist Church, 2012-2013

String orchestra arrangements for “The Wizard of Oz” show score, 2013

“Consecrated Comfort” piano solo piece, 2013

“Psalm 36” choral piece, 2013

“Torn from Darkness” orchestral piece, 2013

Orchestra score written for “Hunted” student film trailer, 2013

Custom violin parts written and performed for Franco Corso shows: 2011, 2012, 2013

“Spark of Inspiration” orchestral and violin solo piece, 2012

“Olympic Pride” orchestral piece, 2012

“Omnibus” orchestral piece, 2012

Orchestra score written for “Odds” student film trailer, 2012

“Ascension to Heaven” orchestral piece, 2011

“Between Intangible Forces” orchestral piece, 2011

“The Eighth Wonder” string quartet piece, 2010

“Creation” orchestra piece, 2009

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