Born 1969 in San Francisco.
He studied composition at the University of Montréal (with Michel Longin), at McGill University (composition with Bengt Hambraeus and computer music with Bruce Pennycook) and completed his Ph.D. in composition at the University of California at Berkeley.
From 1998-2002 professor of acoustics and musicianship at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. His works for performed in Canada, the USA and France, including the June in Buffalo New Music Festival (1996), Made in Canada Festival (1998), Festival MANCA, Nice (2000), Tsai Performance Center, Boston (2004) and were frequently broadcast in the Canadian radio CBC. In 2003 he exhibited the sound installation “Ochre With” at the Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center. Since 2003 he is a member of “Ideas for Creative Exploration (ICE), an interdisciplinary initiative for advanced research in the arts at the University of Georgia.
In 1998 he was awarded the Joseph C. Stauffer Prize by the Canadian Council for the Arts, 2004 he was awarded the ALEA III International Composition Prize for his piece “Buoyancy”.