Education

2003 – 2005 / Master of Music, Guitar Performance, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
1999 – 2003 / Bachelor of Arts, Guitar Performance, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
1998 – 1999 / Undergraduate studies, Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, HI

Professional Experience

2016 – Present / Executive Director, Bridge to Everywhere, Los Angeles, CA
2018 / Artist Liaison, The Sphinx Organization, Detroit, MI
2014 – 2016 / Founder and Principal, People’s Pop-Up, Los Angeles, CA
2016 / Program Consultant, Rearranged: Muslim Cultures Illuminated, Grand Performances, Los Angeles, CA
2014 – 2015 / Cultural Affairs Coordinator, City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs, CA
2014 / Program Consultant, Aratani World Series, Foundation for World Arts, Los Angeles, CA
2007 – 2013 / Co-founder and Co-director, Los Angeles Electric 8, Los Angeles, CA
2012 – 2013 / Road Manager, World Fest: Gamelan Cudamani, Arts Midwest, Minneapolis, MN
2008 – 2012 / Program Coordinator, UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance, Los Angeles, CA
2010 – 2011 / Program Director, World Festival of Sacred Music, UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Projects

2016 – 2018 / Program Consultant, FandangObon, Great Leap, Los Angeles, CA
2017 / Producer, Music Without Borders, Bridge to Everywhere, Los Angeles, CA
2016 / Program Consultant, People’s Pop-Up at Whittier Free Store, Creative Catalyst Network, Whittier CA
2016 / Program Consultant, Rearranged: Muslim Cultures Illuminated, Grand Performances, Los Angeles, CA
2015 / Program Consultant, People’s Pop-Up at Descanso Gardens, Los Angeles, CA
2014 / Director, People’s Pop-Up, Los Angeles, CA
2014 / Program Consultant, Aratani World Series, Foundation for World Arts, Los Angeles, CA
2013 / Tour Manager, Reading Identity: Indonesian Institute for the Arts, Foundation for World Arts, Los Angeles, CA
2012 – 2013 / Road Manager, World Fest: Gamelan Cudamani, Arts Midwest, U.S.
2011 / Program Coordinator, Water Is Rising, UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance, U.S.
2011 / Program Director, World Festival of Sacred Music, UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance, Los Angeles
2011 / Director, Interlocking Textures, Los Angeles Electric 8, U.S.
2010 / Program Coordinator, Bamboo to Bronze: Gamelan Cudamani, UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance, U.S.
2010 / Program Coordinator, Asia Pacific Performance Exchange, UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance, Bali, Indonesia
2009 / Program Coordinator, Feria Internacional del Libro, UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance, Guadalajara, Mexico
2009 / Program Coordinator, Cudamani Summer Institute, UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance, Bali, Indonesia
2008 – 2009 / Program Coordinator, Indonesia Arts Education, UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance, Los Angeles, CA

Fellowships & Residencies

2017 / SphinxConnect Fellow, The Sphinx Organization, Detroit, MI
2016 / United States Delegate, Solo International Performing Arts Festival, Surakarta, Indonesia
2015 / Teaching Artist-in-Residence, Saga Fest, Iceland
2014 / Creative Community Fellow, National Arts Strategies, Alexandria, VA

Related Activities

2019 / Grant Panelist, Wyoming Arts Council, Cheyenne, WY
2018 / Committee Member, Lewis Prize for Music, Los Angeles, CA
2018 / Grant Panelist, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, Los Angeles, CA
2017 / Grant Panelist, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles, CA
2015 / Committee Member, Emerging Arts Leaders, Los Angeles, CA
2012 – 2015 / Committee Member, Sundays Live at LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
2012 / Grant Panelist, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, Los Angeles, CA
2011 / Committee Member, California Presenters, San Luis Obispo, CA

Teaching Experience

Universities

2018 – Present / Teaching Fellow, National Arts Strategies, Alexandria, VA
2016 – Present / Adjunct Professor of Music, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
2006 – 2008 / Guitar Instructor, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Schools, Community Schools, etc.

2017 – 2018 / Teaching Artist, ArtworxLA, Los Angeles, CA
2017 – 2018 / Teaching Artist, Jail Guitar Doors and Arts for Incarcerated Youth Network, Los Angeles, CA
2002 – 2016 / Guitar Instructor, Independent, Los Angeles, CA
2010 – 2011 / Ensemble Coach, Junior Chamber Music of America, Los Angeles, CA

Guest Lectures

2019-05-03 / Workshop w/ Ikat Quartet, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
2017-11-06 / Lecture, USC Arts Leadership, Los Angeles, CA
2016-09-15 / Lecture-Demonstration, Steve Reich: Electric Counterpoint, Institut Seni Indonesia, Surakarta
2016-09-13 / Lecture-Demonstration, Steve Reich: Electric Counterpoint, Institut Seni Indonesia, Yogyakarta
2013-02-21 / Lecture-Demonstration w/ Los Angeles Electric 8, Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
2011-07-15 / Lecture w/ Los Angeles Electric 8, Grand Performances, Los Angeles, CA
2011-10-01 / Lecture-Demonstration w/ Los Angeles Electric 8, UCLA Arts and Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
2011-04-29 / Lecture-Demonstration w/ Los Angeles Electric 8, Strathmore Performing Arts Center, Bethesda, MD
2011-04-28 / Lecture-Demonstration w/ Los Angeles Electric 8, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
2011-04-22 / Workshop w/ Los Angeles Electric 8, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
2011-02-12 / Workshop w/ Los Angeles Electric 8, Sol-La Music Academy, Santa Monica, CA
2010-06-20 / Workshop w/ Los Angeles Electric 8, Cornerstone Music Conservatory, Los Angeles, CA
2008-04-25 / Workshop w/ Los Angeles Electric 8, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
2007-10-08 / Lecture-Demonstration w/ Los Angeles Electric 8, UCLA Arts and Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
2007-05-15 / Lecture-Demonstration w/ Los Angeles Electric 8, UCLA Arts and Architecture, Los Angeles, CA

Performances

2019-06-05 / w/ PCC Jazz Combo, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA
2019-06-03 / w/ PCC Jazz Guitar Ensemble, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA
2019-05-03 / Ikat Quartet, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
2019-04-06 / Ikat Quartet, Descanso Gardens, Los Angeles, CA
2018-02-25 / w/ Bridge to Everywhere, York Manor, Los Angeles, CA
2018-05-12 / Soloist, Character Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2018-04-29 / Soloist, w/ ensembleFRET, UCLA, Los Angeles CA
2018-04-25 / Soloist, w/ ensembleFRET, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
2018-01-26 / Soloist, w/ Bridge to Everywhere, Miles Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA
2017-10-07 / w/ Bridge to Everywhere, Eagle Rock Music Festival, Los Angeles, CA
2017-06-14 / Soloist, La Muerte de un Burocrata: Music of Leo Brouwer, Palace Theater, Los Angeles, CA
2017-06-11 / Soloist, w/ Marc Nimoy, Steve Reich at 80, Los Angeles, CA
2017-05-05 / w/ Marc Nimoy, Steve Reich at 80, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
2017-04-07 / Soloist, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
2017-01-28 / Soloist, w/ ensembleFRET, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
2017-01-28 / Soloist, w/ ensembleFRET, Miles Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA
2017-01-20 / w/ Bridge to Everywhere, Music without Borders, Theatre Raymond Kabbaz, Los Angeles, CA
2016-12-21 / Soloist, w/ ensembleFRET, Los Angeles, CA
2016-11-09 / Soloist, w/ ensembleFRET, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
2016-10-20 / Soloist, w/ ensembleFRET, Festival of New and Improvised Music, Cal State University Dominguez Hills, CA
2016-09-10 / Soloist, w/ Peni Candra Rini, Solo International Performing Arts Festival, Surakarta, Indonesia
2016-09-09 / w/ Peni Candra Rini, Solo International Performing Arts Festival, Surakarta, Indonesia
2016-09-08 / w/ Peni Candra Rini, Solo International Performing Arts Festival, Surakarta, Indonesia
2016-08-07 / w/ Sanubar Tursun, Rearranged: Muslim Cultures Illuminated, Grand Performances, Los Angeles, CA
2013-08-18 / w/ UCLA Guitarists, Theodore Norman Memorial, Sundays Live at LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
2012-08-12 / Los Angeles Electric 8, John Cage at 100, Sundays Live at LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
2011-10-02 / Los Angeles Electric 8, World Festival of Sacred Music, Sundays Live at LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
2011-07-15 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Interlocking Textures, Grand Performances, Los Angeles, CA
2011-05-14 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Interlocking Textures, Beyond Baroque, Los Angeles, CA
2011-05-03 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Interlocking Textures, The Tank, New York, NY
2011-04-30 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Interlocking Textures, An Die Musik, Baltimore, MD
2011-04-29 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Interlocking Textures, Strathmore Performing Arts Center, Bethesda, MD
2011-04-28 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Interlocking Textures, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
2011-04-22 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Interlocking Textures, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
2011-03-30 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Interlocking Textures, Cornerstone Music Conservatory, Los Angeles, CA
2011-03-13 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Interlocking Textures, Second Sundays at Two, Palos Verdes, CA
2011-02-12 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Interlocking Textures, Sol-La Music Academy, Santa Monica, CA
2010-10-09 / Soloist, Concert for the Cure, St. Christopher’s Church, West Covina, CA
2010-06-20 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Cornerstone Music Conservatory, Los Angeles, CA
2010-06-18 / Los Angeles Electric 8, The Hillside Club, Berkeley, CA
2010-06-14 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Summer Studio, REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA
2010-06-13 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Summer Studio, REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA
2010-01-23 / Los Angeles Electric 8, First Baptist Church, Glendale, CA
2010-01-16 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Yost Theater, Santa Ana, CA
2010-01-15 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Fishbon, Santa Barbara, CA
2009-12-12 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
2009-12-06 / Los Angeles Electric 8, UCLA Jan Popper Theater, Los Angeles, CA
2009-12-03 / w/ UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance, Feria Internacional del Libro, Guadalajara, Mexico
2009-11-27 / w/ UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance, JACCC, Los Angeles, CA
2009-05-21 / Los Angeles Electric 8, UCLA Fowler Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2009-03-21 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Santa Barbara International Guitar Festival, Santa Barbara, CA
2008-12-13 / Los Angeles Electric 8, The Electric Lodge, Los Angeles, CA
2008-12-12 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Playhouse Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
2008-11-15 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Fishbon, Santa Barbara, CA
2008-11-14 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Club Fais Do-Do, Los Angeles, CA
2008-10-12 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Church of the Epiphany, Oak Park, CA
2008-10-11 / Los Angeles Electric 8 {open} bookstore, Long Beach, CA
2008-10-10 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Salon Series, Zomzy Studios, Los Angeles, CA
2008-09-21 / Los Angeles Electric 8, World Festival of Sacred Music, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
2008-05-10 / Los Angeles Electric 8, MicroFest: MicroGuitar, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
2008-04-25 / Los Angeles Electric 8, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
2008-02-17 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Dangerous Curve, Los Angeles, CA
2008-01-25 / Los Angeles Electric 8, California Men’s Colony, San Luis Obispo, CA
2008-01-24 / Los Angeles Electric 8, The Hillside Club, Berkeley, CA
2008-01-05 / Los Angeles Electric 8, American Guitar Society, California State University, Northridge, CA
2007-12-08 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Rock Rose Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2007-05-17 / Los Angeles Electric 8, UCLA Fowler Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2007-05-08 / w/ Stuart Fox, MicroFest, Pierce College, Woodland Hills, CA
2006-12-09 / w/ Stuart Fox, James Tenney Festival, California Institute for the Arts, Valencia, CA
2006-03-29 / w/ Glenn Branca Ensemble, Minimalist Jukebox, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA

Discography

2012 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Interlocking Textures, Independent
2011 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Imagined Overtures, Independent
2009 / Los Angeles Electric 8, Plays Shostakovich, Mendelssohn, Braddock, Siegel and Kohl, Independent