My primary passion is sound, to work with it, experiment with it, edit it, whether it's to compose a melody or simply record environments. I'm continuously seen with headphones or some sound device on me. If not I'm working on an idea at home.


7/17 – 9/17

Composer Entanglements

Live/Special Event — Revolve & Linda Larsen Details
7/17 – 9/17

A multidisciplinary collaborative performance with painter Linda Larsen, Adam Larsen; videographer, and dancer; Constance Humphries at Revolve (Asheville gallery) using music and sound score, visual projection mapping and interpretative dance based on Linda Larsen’s new series of paintings

10/13 – 12/13

Composer (Composer, Sound Editor and Arranger) Feeding Hope: 30 Years of MANNA FoodBank

Corporate — MannaFood Bank & XOAVL Details
10/13 – 12/13

To compose the overall soundtrack and theme and the musical interludes within each section.

7/11 – 7/11

Composer (Composer, Sound Design and Editor) Slipped Slip as part of the Bob Moog Foundation exhibit Pushing the Envelope

Internet — Live/Special Event — Bob Moog Foundation and Gene Felice Details
7/11 – 7/11

Composing the main musical theme for the dance part of event "Slipped Slip" with collaborators Brooke R. Priddy and Janice Lancaster.

6/10 – 7/10

Composer Yugen

Live/Special Event — Anemone Dance Theatre Details
6/10 – 7/10

Composing for the opening performance featuring Butoh dancer Julie Gillum (Legacy Butoh) and performing live the song "Juri" over the course of 7 days.


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Class of '90

Clark Atlanta University

French Education and Educational Psychology
Class of '88

Institut Martiniquais d'Études

French Baccalaureat

My Gear

  • Macbook Pro
  • Zoom H6 Digital Audio Recorder
  • 2 AKG Perception 220 condenser microphones
  • Ableton Akai Push Controller
  • Alesis M1 Active MK2 studio monitors
  • Assortment of world Percussion instruments
  • iZotope Ozone 5 Advanced Mastering Suite Plug-in
  • Korg microKorg
  • Native Instruments Komplete 8 music software
  • Reason 4 music software
  • Scarlett 8i6 | Focusrite
  • Waves Mercury Mastering plug-ins
  • X-Station 49 Novation


  • French
  • Haitian
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Final Cut Pro 7
  • Percussionist
  • Electronic music composer
  • Fluent in French and Haitian Creole
  • Music software teacher
  • Sound design artist
  • Ableton Live Software