- Studied conducting under David Zinman and Murry Sidlin at Aspen Music Festival and under Leonard Slatkin at the National Conducting Institute in Washington, D.C.
- Appointed an American Conducting Fellow of the Houston Symphony in 2004, and an assistant conductor of Kansas City Symphony in 2006.
- Has been a guest conductor at many orchestras, including Cleveland Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Monte Carlo Philharmonic, and NHK Orchestra of Tokyo.
- Made his Broadway acting debut in the play Clybourne Park in 2012.
- Meaghan Boeing — Significant Other
- University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan,United States (BA in Trombone and Music Education, 1994); The Juilliard School, New York, New York, United States (1999)