Violinist and composer. Founding member of the Westbrooke Quartet. Studied at Burnside High School, Christchurch. Spent a year on a student exchange in Dresden, Germany.
Currently studying at Canterbury university with Chris Cree Brown and John Cousins. Won the 2000 Composition (and performance sections) of the Chamber Music NZ School Chamber Contest with his String Quartet No. 2. Subsequently offered a commission for a fanfare by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, funded by Ian Fraser and James Judd.