BM, Diploma, Mannes College of Music. Guitar studies with Oscar Ghiglia, Albert Valdes Blain, and Thomas Anthony.
Concerto soloist with Atlanta, Seattle, Rochester, Honolulu, and other symphony orchestras. Solo recitals at UCLA, Princeton University, and other venues. Prize winner, 1978 Toronto International Guitar Competition. Member, Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo, ensemble-in-residence at Mannes College The New School for Music since 1987. Recordings for MusicMasters/BMG and Shefield Audiophile. Master classes nationwide. Guitar faculty, Mannes College The New School for Music, since 1979; Chamber Music faculty, Mannes College, since 1994.