Musician of the OSM since
Ronald Copes and Masao Kawasaki at the Juilliard School (Bachelor of Music, Master of Music, and Artist Diploma)
Additional studies with Cho-Liang Lin, Donald Weilerstein and Mark Steinberg
Brahms, Schubert, Ravel
Schubert Piano Trios
Academics and teachers
Opus Awards 2012 for Best Performance: Classical, Romantic, Post-Romantic and Impressionist, and Best Performance: Regions, for performances with the New Orford Quartet
Grammy and Juno Nominations 2011 and 2012 for recordings with the New Orford Quartet and the Metropolis Ensemble
Concours OSM – Standard Life – Grand Prize
Juilliard and Aspen Concerto Competitions – First Prizes
Canadian Music Competitions – First Prize
Fischoff, Coleman and Plowman National Chamber Music Competitions – Grand Prizes with the New Piano Trio
Canada Council, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Emerging Artist Award
Anne Burrows Foundation, and Winspear Fund – Grants
Soloist with the major symphonies of Montreal, Toronto, Aspen, Juilliard, Edmonton, Newfoundland, Laval and McGill Chamber, under conductors such as Nagano, Oundjian, Vengerov, Stern, DePreist, Casadesus and Rivest
Solo recitals and chamber music with the Juilliard Quartet, Sejong Soloists, New Zealand Trio, James Ehnes, Gil Shaham and Cho-Liang Lin in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Benaroya Hall, Jordan Hall, Salle Gaveau, and Cadogan Hall
Member of the New Piano Trio and New Orford Quartet.
Discography includes releases on the Bridge, Naxos, Onyx, and Cansona labels.
Frequent artist at the Seattle Chamber, La Jolla, Aspen, Agassiz, Lanaudiere and Olympic Music Festivals
Violin and chamber music faculty at the Schulich School of Music – McGill University and Orford Music Festival
Always an Edmonton Oilers fan!