When it comes to music and audio, I'm your one stop shop from concept to final product. I've been working passionately and professionally as a composer, producer, performer, multi-instrumentalist and music educator for over ten years in just about every music department with confidence. I offer countless creative services across the music spectrum and am based in Evanston, Illinois, just outside of Chicago.
I have played bass for Polarcode, Chicago Afrobeat Project, Josh Nelson Project and Handler. I've appeared on ABC’s Windy City Live as a music expert, published music licensed by TNT, MTV2 and E! Television networks, composed original music for feature & short films including an official Sundance Festival entry, composed numerous concert works for school band programs, co-produced music used by the Chicago Tribune in a pro-literacy flashmob event and have performed & recorded with master drummer/co-founder of the afrobeat genre of music, Tony Allen. I'm also a passionate music educator who has mentored dozens of kids, teenagers & adults on developing and improving their overall music skills through instrumental lessons, clinics and artist-residencies.
I graduated from Berklee College of Music Magna Cum Laude in 2004 with a Bachelors of Music in Film Scoring. I studied film scoring with Sheldon Mirowitz, composition with Andrew List and the electric bass with Dave Buda and Joe Santerre. I got my professional start right after graduating when I was selected from a group of international candidates to compose and do sound design work on a trilogy of music education products published by Sibelius Software (Avid).
My music and audio credits span across concert music, film, commercials, theater and software. I got my start working as a composer & sound designer for the Groovy Music Series published by Sibelius Software (Avid). I'm currently working on a musical about the "Where's The Beef?" lady from the famous 1984 Wendy's commercial, Clara Peller, in collaboration with her daughter, Marlene Necheles.