Masters Degree, Boston University, Music Education.
Bachelor of Music Degree, Pacific Lutheran University, Cum Laude, Major in Composition & Theory.
Bachelor of Science equivalency in aviation electronics. Aviation electronics school United States Navy.
Graduate, Pacific Northwest Film Scoring School, Bellevue, Washington.
Private studies with two times Emmy recipient, Hummie Mann in film composition and orchestration.
Jazz arranging studies with Grammy nominee and multiple Downbeat award winner, Roger Terence.
Master class with jazz virtuoso, Stanley Jordan.
Master class with the most recorded guitar player in the industry, studio guitarist, Tommy Tedesco.
Master class with Michael Jackson lead guitarist, Jennifer Batten.
Master class with Berklee College of Music Assistant Chairman, Rick Peckam.
Graduate, Professional Entertainment Training, Green River Community College.
Additional studies in guitar, piano, theory, and composition from:
California State University, Fullerton, School of Music
Ft. Steilacoom Community College
Green River Community College
Tacoma Community College