She is an
oboist and artist born in Cleveland, Ohio, into a family where most of the members
were also artists.
the decision to become a musician she took her studies in New York and at Oberlin, Salzburg Mozarteum.
her career as a professional oboist and went on to win the Concert Artists’
Guild. Following this success
she also began to concentrate on her artistic abilities and started
designing the posters and fliers that promoted the recital performances she
the School of Visual Arts and took painting classes at New York University.
Since the mid-1980s she has paired up her successful careers both as
a musician and as an artist so that they are both evident in each
Her work as a
musician has seen her performing as a soloist and
a member of the Berkshire Bach Ensemble, Bronx Arts Ensemble, Leonia
Chamber Musicians Society, New York Pops Orchestra and Trio Bell’Arte among others.
recording studio she has performed on many albums with just a selection
including Carlos Surinach:
Ritmo Jondo with The
Bronx Arts Ensemble, Songs I Heard
by Harry Connick Jr., Land of the Bottom Line by John Gorka, Vintage ’78
by Eddie Kendricks, Mandy Patinkin by Mandy Patinkin, Bernadette
Peters Loves Rodgers and Hammerstein by Bernadette Peters, Handel in Rome by Queens Chamber
Band, Joplin: The Entertainer and J.C.F. Bach: Trios and Sonatas by
Trio Bell’Arte as well as Henry Cowell:
A Continuum Portrait 1, Ruth Crawford Seeger –
A Continuum Portrait 6 and the soundtrack of Fame.
In the field
of musical education she is a private teacher based in Leonia, New Jersey.