Born in San Diego, CA
Concertmaster, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and active soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. Carnegie Hall debut, during 2002-03 season, performing Brahms’s Double Concerto with cellist Rafael Figueroa and the MET Orchestra under James Levine. Won a top prize at the Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow at age 17. New York debut, Avery Fisher Hall in 1995, performing Paganini’s Concerto No. 2 under Hugh Wolff. Has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and the Far East, appearing as soloist with such orchestras as the Moscow State Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Taiwan National Symphony, Aspen Chamber Symphony, and San Diego, Indianapolis, Richmond, Springfield, and Northbrook Symphonies. Frequent guest artist at the Seattle Chamber Music Festival and at La Jolla’s SummerFest.
Degrees and Studies
BA, Harvard U.; MM, The Juilliard School. Violin studies with Dorothy DeLay, Hyo Kang, and Michael Tseitlin.