b. Brooklyn, NY. M.M. in viola performance at Manhattan School of Music, B.A. at Rutgers University, Alumnus of Third Street Music School Settlement. Major teachers include Karen Ritscher, Steven Rochen, Lars Anders Tomter, and Tim Frederiksen. Active performer of contemporary music; composer and improviser. Suzuki-registered instructor; has taught with Harmony Program and Woodmere Music Studios. Third Street summer chamber music faculty, 2006-12.