Joined the Met: 2002
Education/Career Highlights: Curtis Institute of Music, studied with David Soyer, was principal cellist of the Institute's orchestra, played in the Philadelphia Orchestra. Other teachers included Richard Aaron at the Cleveland Institute of Music and Marc Johnson of the Vermeer Quartet. Appearances at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie's Weill Recital Hall, and Bargemusic, Ltd. Performed at festivals including Marlboro Music, La Jolla Summerfest, Sarasota, Taos, and Music from Angel Fire. Collaborated with chamber musicians including Gilbert Kalish, Kim Kashkashian, Ida Kavafian, David Soyer, Steven Tenenbom, and Peter Wiley.