PhD in Music Theory/Musicology January 2009
Boston University

Master of Music in Violoncello Performance May 1995
Butler University

Bachelor of Music in Violoncello Performance May 1993
University of North Carolina Greensboro

Violoncello Performance; Voice Performance
California State University Sacramento (1987–1991)

Academic Honors

Boston University Dean’s Scholarship (2003–2006)

Boston University Special Recognition Award in Music History and Literature (1999)

Butler University Performance Scholarship (1993–1995)

UNC Greensboro Performance Scholarship (1991–1993)

Member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (inducted 1992)

Member of USAA National Honors Society (elected 1991)

Member of Golden Key National Honors Society (elected 1990)

Member of Pi Kappa Lambda (elected 1990)

Bank of America Achievement Award in Music (1988)

Collegiate Dean’s List, 16 consecutive semesters (1987–1995)