Awards & Competitions:

First place winner at American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition New York, NY 2013
Second Prize at Joan and Daniel Rutenberg International Chamber Music Competition Tampa, FL 2009
Second Prize at 46th Annual Lima Young Artists Competition Lima, OH 2007
Winner at Firelands Symphony Concerto Competition Sandusky, OH 2005
Third Prize at Eighth Annual Hellam Young Artists' Competition Springfield, MO 2005
First Prize at Elizabeth Harper Vaughn Concerto Competition Kingsport, TN 2005
Winner at Tuesday Scholarship Musical Competition Akron, OH 2004
Second Prize at Young Artist Chamber Music Competition of Mazur St. Petersburg, Russia 2000


Summer Festivals:

Toronto Summer Music Festival, Toronto Canada 2010
Colorado College Summer Festival, Colorado 2009
Killington Summer Music Festival, Vermont 2008
Hot Spring Music Festival, Arkansas 2006
Master classes at Academy of Menuhin, Switzerland 2005
Casalmaggiore International Festival, Italy 2005
Casalmaggiore International Festival, Italy 2004
Musicorda String Festival, Massachusetts 2000
Musicorda String Festival, Massachusetts 1999



University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
Doctorate of Musical Arts, Yehonatan Berick
Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH)
Masters of Music, Vasile Beluska
Oberlin College Conservatory (Oberlin, OH)
Bachelors of Music, Gregory Fulkerson, Alla Aranovskaya
Special Music School of Rimsky-Korsakov at the St. Petersburg Conservatory (Russia)
Diploma, Alla Aranovskaya


Appearances with orchestras:

Southern Great Lakes Symphony 2013
Hot Springs Festival Orchestra 2006
Symphony of Mountains 2005
The Firelands Symphony 2005


Master classes/chamber music coachings:

Glenn Dicterow, Jennifer Koh, Milan Vitek, Pacifica Quartet, Roger Chase, Mikhail Gantvarg, Martin Katz, Taras Gabora, Richard Goode, Csaba Erdelyi, Menahem Pressler, Penderecki Quartet, Alice Schonefield.