Performance Calendar


Voice (Studio)


Soloist: L.A. Philharmonic Ensemble; U. Redlands Choir, NBC-TV; WGBH, Boston. Recordings: Vanguard. Awards: AGMA, Oldsmobile Voice Scholarships. Master classes: NATS regions; Westminster Choir College Masters; U.S.C.; Chapman U.; U. of Miami (Ohio and Florida); Yong Pyong/Kang Nung U., Korea; symposia on "The Care of the Professional Voice"; Interlochen Arts Academy; U. of Illinois; Wheaton College; Duquesne U.; U.of Louisville. Summer faculty: AIMS, Graz, Austria; IIVA, Chiari, Italy; Yong Pyong Music Festival, Korea; Bowdoin Festival; Aria International; U. Miami; Salzburg, Austria; Franz Schubert Institute, Baden bei Wien, guest faculty, 2007, artist-in-residence, 2008. Former director, J. Raskin Opera Class, 92nd St. Y; teacher training in Alexander Technique. Faculty, Manhattan School of Music, since 1976; adjunct faculty, Curtis Institute, 2004-07.

Birth Place
Milwaukee, WI
Degrees / Studies

B.M., U. of Redlands; M.A., Columbia U.; Prof. Studies, U.S.C. Honorary D.M.A., U. of Redlands. Voice studies with L. Browning, D. Ferro, B. P. Johnson, O. Brown, M. Schaper, M. Harshaw, and V. Rozsa. Acting with S. Meisner, Neighborhood Playhouse; W. Handman, American Place Theater. Coaching: H. Cuénod, R. Gothoni, M. Katz, J. Raskin, G. Souzay, M. Singer. Alexander Technique: T. training with J.and A. Murray, A. Rodiger; study w/ R. Levine, M. Magidov, M. Barstow, T. Matthews.

The Juilliard School
Faculty since 1991; chair, voice department 1995-2006.