BM, Mannes College of Music. Guitar studies with Leonid Bolotine, Julian Bream, Albert Valdes-Blain, and Jim Hall. Fulbright Scholar in England 1971-72.
Guitarist and lutenist, Metropolitan Opera, since 1986. Soloist with New York Philharmonic, Orchestra of St. Luke's, Marlboro Music Festival, Mostly Mozart Festival, and Waverly Consort. Emmy Award winner, 1996, and Grammy Award nominee, 1997. Compositions published by G. Schirmer, Theodore Presser, and Mel Bay. Recordings for Sony Classical, RCA, and Musical Heritage Society. Faculty, Bennington College and SUNY Purchase. Guitar faculty, Mannes College The New School for Music, 1972.
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