University of Southern California, Thornton School of Music (Starling Foundation scholarship recipient). Principal teacher: Robert Lipsett.
Assistant Concert Master, New York Philharmonic since 1991. Solo appearances with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Pacific and New Jersey Symphonies. Recital appearance at the Kennedy Center as a Presidential Scholar. Master Classes with Dorothy DeLay, Yehudi Menuhin, Michael Tree, Cho-Liang Lin, Joseph Gingold, Pinchas Zukerman, Lynn Harrell, and Orion String Quartet. First violinist of the Rossetti String Quartet. Chamber music appearances in the Santa Barbara, Aeolian, and Palos Verdes Chamber Music Series, and at the La Jolla and Sante Fe Festivals. Previous appointments include Concertmaster with the New Hampshire Music Festival Orchestra, 20th Century Unlimited Chamber Orchestra, Fresno Philharmonic, Riverside Philharmonic, Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, and Asia America Symphony Orchestra. Faculty, Mannes College, since 2002.