Music CV

Teaching Experience

2007 to present - Private music lessons in San Francisco, CA - Harmony, theory, composition, arrangement, piano, guitar

1972 to 1974 - Piano teacher in Alameda, CA

Performing Experience

2007 to 2010 - Performed as piano soloist at various private functions, SF Bay Area

October 2008 - May 2009 - Performed in piano vocal duo with Brazilian vocalist Joseh Garcia in various clubs, concerts and musical lectures, SF Bay Area

March 2007 - Performed live piano performance on KGO-AM radio for Leukemia Fundraiser, San Francisco, CA

January-March 2005 - Performed as solo pianist at the Cosmopolitan Cafe, San Francisco, CA

Aug-Nov 2004 - Performed as solo pianist at the Pine Mountain Lake Restaurant, Groveland, CA

June 1996 - Performed as solo pianist for graduation ceremony at City College of San Francisco

1974 - Pianist for Beauty and the Band, vocalist and piano trio performing show tunes and standards at various Bay Area restaurants and clubs

1972 - Pianist for Sharon Warren and the Essex III, vocalist and piano trio performing standards and rock covers at various Bay Area restaurants and clubs

1969 - Pianist for Solid Rock, gospel vocal group performing at various church and concert venues in California and Oregon

1966 - Pianist for Tommy Douglas, gospel singer performing at various church and concert venues including a live radio broadcast

1964 - Piano accompanist for three Solo and Ensemble festival participants, King Jr. High School, Oakland, CA - all three won First Prize with command performances at state competition

1962-1965 - Piano accompanist for congregational singing in local church as well as accompanist for various solo singers

Composing Experience

Sept 2004 - Composed track for short film "Voices Carry"

Dec 2000 - Composed sound track for industrial film "Modern Day Meditation"

Feb 1998 - Released CD "A Road Less Traveled" for piano and chamber orchestra. Aired on more than 30 radio stations and programs. In the top 20 of “Smooth Jazz Sunday Brunch” on 105.9 FM, Washington, DC for more than 18 months. Number One album for “Mystic Music”, KKUP, Cupertino, CA Dec 1998

Oct 1996 - Released CD "A Musical Feast". Aired on more than 135 radio stations on four continents. Reached #14 in the top 20 of The College 500 (national chart) in February, 1997

Sept 1996 - Featured in Keyboard magazine's Unsigned Artists column

Sept 1994 - Composed sound track for segment of "HIV and Alternative Chinese Medicines", national PBS special