: Bachelor of Music in Education
Hobbies: Solving Rubik's Rubes, playing Tetris really fast, running, biking, hiking, exploring nature, defending Nebraska
Career Goals: To become a band director and/or build my own studio, spread the good word of Nebraska; teaching in other countries would be a very cool experience.
Favorite Trumpet Player/s: Sergei Nakariakov, Christian Scott, Philip Smith
Favorite Trumpet Recording/s: Spanish Flea
(Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass), Sergei Nakariakov's interpretation of the Arutunian Trumpet Concerto
Favorite Food: Buffalo chicken wings
Favorite Book: Slaughter House Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Strangest Fact About Me: My front teeth are fake!
Coolest/Oddest Musical Experience: Traveling to Cuba with Jazz Band One was a life-changing experience that made me really appreciate music for its actual purpose: to enrich the lives of others.