Joined the American Brass Quintet in 1998. First solo appearance at age 15 with the Toledo Symphony. Active performer with many of New York’s leading music organizations including the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, and Orchestra of St. Luke’s. Can be heard in radio and television commercials, and has recorded more than 10 CDs with the A.B.Q. alone; his first solo CD, One (Summit Records), features an all-American program of unaccompanied trumpet solos. Along with Brian McWhorter, co-hosts the Integral Trumpet Retreat that illuminates an alternative view of our relationship to making music on the trumpet. Co-principal trumpet of the Aspen Festival Orchestra as a part of the Aspen Music Festival and School. Faculty, SUNY-Stony Brook and the Hartt School.