started training at three years of age and gave her inaugural performance
when she was five years old.
She attended Juilliard,
the Professional Children’s School and the Yale School of Music, and
studied with Dorothy DeLay and Paul Kantor.
In 1992, she
became a member of the Steve Reich Ensemble. Other groups with whom she has
worked include the Diamarel Trio, the New Haven
Symphony, the New York City Ballet Orchestra, the New York City Opera
National Company, the New York Pops, the New York Virtuosi Quartet, the Orchestra
of St. Luke’s, L’Orchestre de
Bayonne-Cote Basque, L’Orchestre de
Bordeaux, the Stamford Symphony, and the Trinity String Quartet.
April 1997 through 27th July 1997, she was in the orchestra pit
for a Broadway revival of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide. Her other theatrical credits comprise
A Catered Affair, Coram Boy, Follies, Ghost the
Musical, Promises, Promises, Ragtime, The Sound of Music, and The
Story of My Life.
In 1998, her
recording of Music for 18 Musicians
by Steve Reich won a Grammy in the category of Best Performance by a Small
Ensemble. Her discography also
includes Echo by Alyssa Graham, The Great Burrito Extortion Case by
Bowling for Soup, Greatest Hits: TKO Love by Teddy Pendergrass, It is Time for a Love Revolution by
Lenny Kravitz, Line by Line by John Patitucci, The Other Side of Time by Mary Fahl, and Promises
Kept by Steve Kuhn.
June 2003, she helped deliver the world premieres of Doug Varone’s “Distance” and “Of the
Earth Below” and the New York
premiere of his “Proverb” with Doug Varone
and Dancers at Symphony Space in Manhattan,
In July 2011,
she participated in the C.W. Post Chamber Music Festival at Long Island University
in New York.