attended the Curtis Institute of Music in the 1960s and studied with Orlando
Cole and Leonard Rose.
One of her
earliest solo performances took place when she was only a fifteen-year-old
student at Curtis. On 20th
July 1963, under the baton of James Christian Pfohl,
she performed Camille Saint-Saens’ “Cello Concerto No. 1 in A
minor, Op. 33” with the Brevard Music Center Philharmonia.
In 1966, she
graduated and won the Concert Artists Guild Competition.
She was the
guest soloist of the MIT Symphony on 21st October 1978, when she
interpreted Antonin Dvorak’s “Cello
Concerto”. David Epstein
In 1979, she
gave a performance of the “Sonata for Solo Cello” by George
Crumb in New York.
She was in the
orchestra pit for the Broadway revival of Show Boat from 2nd October 1994 through 5th
October 1997, she was the featured soloist with the Westchester Chamber
Orchestra in a rendering of Victor Herbert’s “Suite for Cello
and Orchestra” at Rye
with whom she has performed include the All Seasons Chamber Players, the
Ives Symphony String Quartet, the Metropolitan Opera, the New Jersey State
Opera, and the New York Pops.
which she appears comprise Broadway’s
Greatest Gifts: Carols for a
Cure Volume 7, Live in Concert
2006 by Barbra Streisand, Liza
Minnelli at Carnegie Hall and Straight
on Till Morning by Blues Traveler, the original New York cast recording
of Louisiana Purchase, and the soundtracks
of Jungle Fever, Koyaaniqatsi:
Life out of Balance and Mo’