- Assistant Dean, Director of Chamber Music, Career Development
- Chamber Music
Born in Royal Oak, MI
Winner, Naumburg Chamber Music Award. Founding member, Aspen Wind Quintet, performing more than 1,000 concerts throughout U.S., Europe, former Soviet Union, and North Africa. Creator-director, Aspen Wind Quintet and Kids Project. Commissioned wind quintets from Paquito D'Rivera, Ronald Roseman, David Sampson, Allen Shawn, Robert Ward, Frank Zappa. Grant recipient: National Endowment for the Arts, N.Y. State Council on the Arts, Chamber Music America, Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, Cary Trust. Festivals: Numus (Denmark), Kuhmo (Finland), and Algiers (Algeria). Principal flute, Concordia Chamber Orchestra under Marin Alsop. Seminars/master classes: Juilliard, Hartt, Princeton, Stanford, Chautauqua, Beijing Central Conservatory, National Conservatory of Algiers, Vilnius Conservatory, Aarhus Conservatory, Bennington Chamber Music Conference, and others. Program director, Emerson Quartet International Chamber Music Workshop. Aspen Music Festival and School, artist-faculty and director of chamber music. Juror, London International String Quartet Competition, Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, Concert Artists Guild, others. Published articles in Chamber Music magazine.
Degrees and Studies
B.M., M.M., The Juilliard School; D.M.A., SUNY-Stony Brook. Studies with Julius Baker, Samuel Baron, Harold Bennett, Carmine Caruso, Marcel Moyse, and Jean Whiton. Chamber music coaching with Claus Adam, Samuel Baron, Richard Killmer, Ronald Roseman.