|| California State University, Northridge (Undergraduate, 2015) Bachelor of Music, Performance Degree with an option in Jazz Studies

|| New York University (Masters, 2016 - 2018) Master of Music, Instrumental Performance Degree with an option in Jazz Studies

Instructional Experience
|| Five years as a private trombone instructor with an emphasis in jazz, classical performance, and music theory

|| Two years New York University private piano instructor with an emphasis in music theory, pop, and jazz

Current Projects
|| Ruben Mejia Ensemble
A jazz based group that performs original compositions
|| West Coast Soul
A pop based group led by pianist // md // composer // arranger Nick Petrillo

Past Music Groups
|| Music of Tigran Hamasyan
A sextet that performed music of Tigran Hamasyan
|| California State University Jazz Ensembles: C Band, B Band, and A band

|| ‘’Deception’’ - NBC
|| Numerous Student Projects (CSUN)

Pit Orchestra
|| ‘’Cabaret’’ – Fall 2009, Hamilton High School Winner of the National Youth Theater Award for most outstanding orchestra

Awards and Scholarships
|| Herb Albert Scholarship

|| CSUN Music Dept Scholarship Recipient (2011 - 2015)

|| NYU Talent Scholarship Recipient (2016 - 2018)