Joined the MET Orchestra: 1977
Faculty Juilliard since 1982, Woodwind Dept Chairman since 1997, Aspen Music Festival since 1997, Mannes, Bard College Conservatory.
Strauss Oboe Concerto MET Orchestra, Carnegie Hall 2004. Solo CDs: Boston Records, Oboe Classics, Music Minus One. Trained at Cleveland Institute of Music, Interlochen (MI) Arts Academy. Former Principal Atlanta Symphony; guest Principal NY Philharmonic. Adult figure skater since 1994; earned gold medal for Adult “Moves in the Field” 2006.