Adjunct Instructor / Guitar
M.M., University of Arizona
A.A., Miami-Dade Community College - B.F.A.M., Florida International University
Performances: international tours, performances on television and radio, and several premieres of new works for guitar including the Concerto in D Minor by Francis Kleynjans; received NEA endorsement with wife (guitarist Yasemin Berkson) to represent the USat embassies in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and South Korea.
Teaching: taught guitar at Florida International University, Barry University, Miami-Dade Community College, Broward College, and the New England Music Camp (Maine); invited to adjudicate guitar auditons for the Music Teachers National Association, the Norman Sholin Guitar Competition, and the Guitar Foundation of America.