My first instrument I started on was the piano. I joined band in elementary school in 4th grade where I played mallet instruments. I had never touched a drum until High School (Mountain Ridge High School) where I was finally forced to play snare. Once I graduated, in 2013, I was a better percussionist than when I entered. I went off into college world and could not decide what I wanted to do. I continuously thought about music and how much I missed it. In spring of 2015 I started the music program at Glendale Community College. I eventually auditioned for Arizona State University and was accepted for Fall 2016. I continue to try and improve as a percussionist and am currently learning how to develop my skills of teaching.