I am a recent graduate of Xavier University with a degree in Music Education and a minor in mathematics. I currently serve as Assistant Marching Band Director at New Albany High School in Ohio and sub/tutor when not there. I am the second child in a family of six and I am interested in Math, Music, Physics, and life!
Areas of Expertise
Music Theory, Calculus, Band Directing, Marching Band
An idea worth spreading
Take a bite out of life!
I'm passionate about
Education and learning. Connecting seemingly different subjects and people. Misconceptions. Driving change!
Talk to me about
Leadership innovations. Teaching leadership to youth through Boy Scouts and Marching Band.
People don't know I'm good at
Ukulele. Ocarina. Python. Any Final Fantasy game past VII.
My TED story
I was first exposed to TED my freshman year in college (2009) when the freshman music major seminar watched "Music and Passion" by Benjamin Zander. Ever since that video I have been hooked: watching talk after talk and sharing the videos to just the people who I think would like the talks as well. The passion I have for TED and TEDx pinnacled January of 2012 when I became one of the four core organizers of the very first TEDxXavierUniversity. Since then I have attended and assisted with TEDxXavierUniversity, TEDxCincinnatiChange, TEDxCincinnati, TEDxMiamiUniversity, TEDxOhioStateUniversity; and I have held the primary license for TEDxXavierUniversity and TEDxYouth@NAHS.