Professional Information

Private teacher of piano and music theory. Vocal and chamber music coach.  Master of Music, Piano,The Juilliard School, under Sascha Gorodnitzki and Abbey Simon. Bachelor of Music, Piano, cum laude, Butler University, under Martin Marks.  Further study at Indiana University under Jorge Bolet, the Vienna Hochschule under Hans Graf, and Eastman School of Music as assistant to Barry Snyder. Masterclasses with Gunnar Johansen, Raymond Lewenthal, Dalton Baldwin, and Arthur Loesser. Past faculty member of: Syracuse University, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Nyack College, Dutchess Community College, Hochstein School, The King’s College. Past Head Administrator of Dutchess Community Music School. Students accepted on scholarship: Eastman School of Music, Indiana University School of Music, Mannes School, Cincinnati College-Conservatory, Tanglewood, Berklee School, Wheaton Conservatory, Ithaca College, Syracuse University and others. Students have been winners of: CMM/SSO Youth Concerto Competition, all levels of CNYAMT Competition, Society of Friends of Chamber Music Competition, Ithaca College Competition, Kilian Competition, Thousand Islands International Competition, Geneseo Competition, Robinson Award, and others. Active soloist and collaborative musician; concerts and masterclasses in USA, Europe, and Asia. Past president, Civic Morning Musicals Past president, Central New York Association of Music Teachers, Affiliated with NFMC, MTNA, and National Guild,  CMM Tiffany Award, Who’s Who of American Teachers.