Sean has over a decade of experience playing with big bands and ensembles. His performance credits include Jazz at Lincoln Center, Monterey Jazz Festival, Festival Miami, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola and the bluewhale jazz club, to name a few. He has received a host of music accolades and has worked closely with many of the industry's finest, including Terence Blanchard, Nicole Mitchell, Jason Palmer, Fabian Almazan, John Hart, Dafnis Prieto, Brice Winston and Gonazalo Rubalcaba, among others. Last summer, he was a participant in Vijay Iyer’s Banff Workshop in Jazz and Creative Music.
Sean began studying composition in high school with Tucson Symphony Orchestra’s nationally recognized Young Composers Project. At the University of Miami Frost School of Music he studied with Grammy award-winning arranger Gary Lindsay. He went on to study composition with Martin Bejerano and MacArthur Genius Dafnis Prieto. Since graduating from the University of Miami, Sean has relocated to Santa Fe, New Mexico.