Starting with last Memorial Day Weekend (2015) I participated and WON 1st place in the Jacksonville Jazz Festival Youth Competition.
After that I auditioned for and was accepted into Douglas Anderson School of the Arts (a 10 time Grammy Signature School).
Auditioned for Jazz 1 and Wind Ensemble and was awarded 1st Chair Tenor Sax in both.
Worked with Deborah McDuffie (producer) and several well known local musicians in a my own musical presentation -- A Jazzy Noel
Made the Florida All State Jazz Band on Baritone Sax
Made 1st Chair all District Band
On Wednesday May 25th I will be on he local news playing for the News conference for this years Jazz Fest.
Coming full circle, I will be playing with the DA Jazz band in this years Jazz Fest on Saturday May 28th at 2 PM.