B.M., M.M., The Juilliard School. Bassoon studies with Harold Goltzer.
Former Associate Principal Bassoon, New York Philharmonic. Extensive freelance career with numerous appearances in US and on tour with the Metropolitan Opera, BSO, Orchestra of St. Luke's, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Brandenburg Ensemble, and both the Eos and Concordia Chamber Orchestras. Chamber music performances with Musicians from Marlboro, St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, Da Camera of Houston, Brentano Quartet, NY Woodwind Quintet, Greenleaf Chamber Players, Eastern Shore Music Festival, Bard Festival Musicians, Chelsea Chamber Ensemble, NY Chamber Soloists, NY Symphonic Ensemble, Jupiter Symphony, and American Symphony Chamber Orchestra. Recorded with most of the above. Featured as soloist in Crusell's Trio Concertante with the Scandia Symphony for Centaur Records. Active in commercial recording in NY. Faculty, Juilliard Pre-College, Hartt School of Music, Columbia University, and Mannes College of Music.