As a lifetime Disney and Pixar fan, it was fantastic to conduct the music of the Pixar films with the Orlando Philharmonic at the Walt Disney Amphitheater in the brand new Dr. Phillip’s Center. We celebrated the 20th anniversary of Toy Story and I was able to enjoy the communal experience with fel ...
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December 2015 The Royal Philharmonic in London

For our final show of the tour, I had the privilege of conducting The Royal Philharmonic in London’s Apollo Hammersmith. To say working with this orchestra is a dream come true would be a vast understatement. As I told the orchestra, when I orchestrate I hear how the Royal Philharmonic would play ...
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November 2015 Australia Tour

In November of 2015 I embarked on my most highly anticipated legs of the tour in three cities in Australia! We began in Melbourne where I conducted The Melbourne Concert Orchestra at the Melbourne Convention Center. Our crew then traveled to Adelaide for another show with the Adelaide Festival Orche ...
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Jan 2015 Pokemon tour

January 2015 Pokémon Symphonic Evolutions tour!

I am pleased to announce I will be on tour again, this time with the show “Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions!” I’m excited to work with some of the world’s most amazing orchestras. Some highlights include Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, The Royal Philharmonic and The Sydney Symphony! I will also ...
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The Mann Center in Philadelphia is one of the great American Venues. I got to conduct the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia there on September 19th for the third show of Pokémon Symphonic Evolutions. During the rehearsal of the Overture, I was reunited with a college professor from my alma mater Fr ...
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On August 15-16 I had the pleasure of conducting the local orchestra in Washington DC for the premiere of a new show Pokémon Symphonic Evolutions! We rehearsed and performed at The Warner Theater, the historic venue in the heart of Washington DC. Thousands of fans arrived (many in costume) for this ...
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March 2014 Need for Speed opens today!!!

Last fall I was honored to conduct a brass scoring day at Sony Scoring Stage for the Dreamworks Studio film “Need for Speed” starring Aaron Paul (Breaking bad) and Dominic Cooper (Captain America: The First Avenger, Captain America: The Winter Soldier.) This video game remake is an adrenalin ind ...
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New Year, New Adventures!

Happy New Year! 2013 was a fantastic year of unexpected opportunities and I have no doubt this year will be even better! I'm so grateful to be able to do what I love for a living and I encourage anyone to never settle for doing anything less than what you love. Here's a quote I think of often."Choos ...
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The Zelda Symphony Comes to an End

If you play drums, bass, keyboards or guitar you’ve probably had the great experience of touring with a band.  As an orchestrator and conductor, I never got the opportunity to tour with a band by the very nature of what I do.  Then unexpectedly, the opportunity presented itself this year. I spen ...
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Summer with the Smurfs

This Spring I got to orchestrate on Smurfs 2 as part of a team led by my good friend Tim Davies. It was amazing to work on such an iconic franchise from my childhood. I remember a cue I took very seriously-even though it was a few bars it contained THE Smurfs theme (La la! La la la la. La, la la la ...
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