B.M., Musicology: University of Hartford; Diploma Orchestral Conducing, Curtis Institute of Music. Conducting studies with Charles Bruck at the Pierre Monteux School and with Otto-Werner Mueller at Curtis.
Director of Orchestral and Conducting StudiesProfile:
Conducting staff, The Philadelphia Orchestra. Music Director, The Philadelphia Singers. Staff Conductor, Curtis Symphony Orchestra. Prepared and conducted Philadelphia Singers for performances with The Philadelphia Orchestra and New York Philharmonic. Served as cover conductor for the New York Philharmonic; and for Sir Andre Previn on the Curtis Symphony Orchestra's 1999 tour of Europe with soloist Anne-Sophie Mutter. Conductor at the Berkshire Choral Festival. Guest conducting engagements with Louisiana Philharmonic, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Los Angeles Master Chorale & Sinfonia Orchestra, and Verbier Festival in Switzerland with percussionist Evelyn Glennie, and others. Faculty, Curtis Institute of Music. Director of Orchestral and Conducting Studies, Mannes College of Music.