B.F.A., Carnegie Mellon University. Cello studies with Margaret Rowell, Gabor Rejto, Eugene Eicher, Theo Salzman. Participant, Casals Master Classes.
Winner, American String Teachers Association Award. Solo performances throughout U.S., Europe, Asia. Teacher seminars in the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, Asia, and Europe. President, ASTA, Bay Area region. Professor Emeritus, San Francisco State University. Former faculty, University of California at Santa Cruz, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Meadowmount School of Music, Bowdoin Summer Festival, Indiana University String Academy, Northwestern University Summer Program, Margaret Rowell Seminar. Artistic Director, California Summer Music since 1995; Irene Sharp Cello Seminar since 1998. Faculty, University of California-Berkeley since 2000; Faculty, Mannes College since 1993, Preparatory Division since 1991.
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