She is a
flautist and teacher who received her musical degrees from Queens College and Yale.
She is active
in the New
area and is a founding member of Hexagon and the Sherman Chamber Ensemble
and the Rodeph Sholom Chamber
In 1981 she
debuted in New York after winning the Concert Artist Guild Award and this led to her
performing with countless ensembles and orchestras on a national and
international level during the course of her career to date.
In 1988 she
won the Young Concert Artists International Competition which led her to
becoming a co-founder of the chamber ensemble Hexagon.
In 2002 she
and her cellist husband, Eliot Bailen, were
presented with an Arts Award for Positive Thinking by the Blanton-Peale
performed at the Cape
May, Carmoor, Grand Teton, Marlboro, Mostly Mozart and Salt Bay summer music festivals.
He career as
an orchestral musician and seen her hold the position of Principal Flute and/or
soloist with the American Ballet Theater, Brandenburg
Ensemble, Greenwich Chamber Players, Greenwich Symphony, the Jupiter
Symphony, the Little Orchestra Society, the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, the
New England Bach Festival, the New York Chamber Ensemble, the New York Choral
Society, the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, the New York Pops, the New
York String Orchestra, The Orchestra of St. Lukes,
the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Solisti New York, Sebago
Long Lake Chamber Music Festival, Speculum Musicae,
Westmoreland Symphony and Wind Soloists of New York.
No stranger to the recording studio she has performed
on recordings that include her own Bach
Sonatas for Flute and Solo Pianoforte (with Kenneth Cooper) and Solo Partita as well as American Profile by the New York Chamber
Ensemble, Grace by Kathleen
Battle, Les Petites Nerveux by Hexagon and White Moon – Songs to Morpheus
by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and Marlboro
Fest 40th Anniversary.
In the field of musical education she has been a Music
Associate on the faculty of Columbia University and has also taught at the Queens
College: Aaron Copland School of Music, Hunter
College and the Manhattan School of Music.