M.M. University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory; B.M., University of the Arts (cum laude). Doctoral studies, CUNY-Graduate Center (Elebash Fellowship). Oboe studies with Sherry Sylar, Robert and Sara Bloom, Hansjorg Schellenberger, Maurice Bourgue.
Oboe; Chamber Music; Orchestra CoachProfile:
Winner, Louise D. McMahon International Solo Competition, Chamber Music Chicago Discovery, Fischoff Chamber Music Competition, Monterey Peninsula Chamber Music Competition, Coleman Chamber Music Competition, Artists International Competition, Chamber Music America Heidi Castleman Award, Claus Adam Award, National Orchestral AssociationFinalist, Walter W. Naumburg Foundation Competition. Weill Recital Hall solo debut. Concerto appearances with National Symphony of Mexico, New Philharmonia of Portugal, Lehigh Valley Chamber Orchestra. Principal oboe, New York City Opera National Company. Founding member, Hancock Chamber Players. Member, Manhattan Wind Quintet. Director, New York Youth Chamber Music Program. Commissioned many solo and chamber works. Recordings on Digital Concerto, Arabesque, Albany labels. Solo recording of Judith Zaimont Doubles named to Chamber Music America’s “Century List of Recordings.” Former faculty, Oklahoma State University, Central Michigan University. Teaching Artist, Lincoln Center Institute. Faculty, Bowdoin Summer Music Festival, Stony Brook Summer Festival. Faculty, Moravian College, Mannes Preparatory Division since 2007.