​Performance Experience 

School House Symphony                                                                             2013-Present

Blue Ash Montgomery Symphony Orchestra                                              2013-Present

West Virginia Symphony – sub list                                                              2002-Present

Queen City Opera Orchestra                                                                        2018-Present

Butler Philharmonic – sub list                                                                      2016-Present

Kentucky Symphony Orchestra – sub list                                                    2017-Present

Richmond Symphony Orchestra – sub list                                                   2013-Present

Ohio Valley Symphony Orchestra – sub list                                                 2015-Present

Wayside Winds (woodwind quintet), founding member                              2016-Present


Private Teaching Experience

Northern Kentucky School of Music                                                            2018-Present

Cincinnati Music Academy - Cincinnati, OH                                               2013-Present

Sunman-Dearborn Schools - Harrison, IN                                                    2004-Present

Campbell County Schools - Campbell County, KY                                      2003-Present

CIM Preparatory Department - Cleveland, OH                                                 2001-2002

Cleveland Music School Settlement - Cleveland, OH                                       2000-2002


College Conservatory of Music (CCM), University of Cincinnati                             2013 
            -Doctor of Musical Arts, Clarinet Performance                                                        
            -Ethnomusicology cognate

            - cum laude

Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM)                                                                            1999
            -Master of Music, Clarinet Performance                                                                                     
            -cum laude

Ohio State University (OSU)                                                                                       1997                
            -Bachelor of Music, Clarinet Performance                                                                                 
            -Excellence In The Arts Award

             -cum laude

Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM)                                                                                            
            -Young Artists Program 

Principal Instructors

Ronald Aufmann  - bass clarinet, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra  (CCM)                     2005-2013

Stephen Cohen - former Principal Clarinet, New Orleans Symphony ( CCM)                 2004-2005

Ron DeKant -  former Principal Clarinet, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (CCM)         ​2002-2004

Linnea Nereim - bass clarinet, Cleveland Orchestra   (CIM)                                             1997-2002

Franklin Cohen - Principal Clarinet, Cleveland Orchestra   (CIM)                                    1997-1999

James Pyne - former Principal Clarinet, Buffalo Symphony Orchestra   (OSU)               1992-1997

Theodore Johnson - former 2nd/Eb Clarinet, Cleveland Orchestra    (CIM)                     1991-1992

Other Instructors/Coaches​

Richie Hawley – Principal Clarinet, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Michael Maccaferri – Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, Eighth Blackbird

Joshua Smith –  Principal Flute, Cleveland Orchestra

John Mack – Principal Oboe, Cleveland Orchestra

Non-Classical Performance

Queen City Klezmorim                                                                                             2017-Present

Strange Creature - Middle Eastern/Rock/Folk/?                                                       2012-Present

Lagniappe - Dixieland, Cajun, Gypsy, Jazz                                                              2010-Present

Marmalade Brigade - Original/Gypsy Jazz/Folk                                                      2008-Present

Classical Revolution Cincinnati - organizer/director/performer  2011-Present

Classical Revolution Cincinnati is a volunteer based outreach organization for performing classical music in non-traditional venues.

There are free monthly events at the Northside Tavern, every second Sunday.  As director/organizer, Laura is in charge of booking

and organizing all the performers, communicating with the venue, updating the website and social media, writing and sending out

a monthly email newsletter, and overseeing a small group of volunteers.