Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York
Joined the Met: 1986
Career Highlights/Education: He has performed as a guest artist with the Mostly Mozart Festival, Marlboro Music Festival, and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. The creator and director of
, he received an Emmy Award for his music for television and a Grammy Award nomination. A Fulbright Scholar to England and student of Julian Bream, he is a graduate of the Mannes College of Music, where he has been a faculty member since 1972. He also serves on the faculties of SUNY Purchase and Bennington College.