- Flute, Chamber Music
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Born in Buffalo, NY
2011 National Flute Association (N.F.A.) Lifetime Achievement Award. First prize, Naumburg Flute Competition ('78); Concert Artists Guild ('72). Recipient: Fulbright, N.E.A. soloist grants. Appearances: Lincoln Center Great Performers; Chamber Music Society of L.C. Soloist: London, Chicago, Houston, Detroit, Pittsburgh Symphonies; Netherlands Concertgebouw, Warsaw Philharmonic. Festivals: Aspen, Aldeburgh, Budapest Spring, Marlboro, Mostly Mozart, Norfolk, Santa Fe, Spoleto, Sarasota, Music@Menlo. Tours: Asia, Europe, Russia, South Africa, South America. Commissions/premieres by Rouse, Heggie, Tower, Foss, Gorecki, Schoenfield. Grammy-award nominee; recordings for CRI, DG (with Emerson Quartet), Decca, Naxos, Nonesuch, Music Masters (Recording of Special Merit with Andras Schiff), Telarc (Diapason D'Or Award for the Rouse Flute Concerto). Member, N.Y. Woodwind Quintet; Trio Les Amies, with Nancy Allen and Cynthia Phelps. Principal flute, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, '72-'77. Board member: N.F.A., Naumburg Concerts, Concert Artists Guild. Distinguished Alum Award: Manhattan School; Brevard Music Center; New York Flute Club. Juror: Rampal, Kobe International, and Fischoff flute competitions. Faculty: Indiana U., Rice U. ('86-93); Stony Brook U. since 1998.
Degrees and Studies
Oberlin; B.M., Manhattan School of Music; M.M., Juilliard. Diplomas: Santa Cecilia, Chigiana Academies. Studies with Moyse, Gazzelloni, Lora, Baron, Willoughby, Tipton, Delaney, and Jos Wincenc.