ORCHESTRAL APPEARANCES
 

Los Angeles Philharmonic 0rchestra

Los Angeles Chamber 0rchestra

Sydney Symphony 0rchestra

Nebraska Chamber 0rchestra

Michigan Philharmonic Orchestra 

American Youth Symphony 0rchestra

California Chamber Symphony

Ensemble Orchestral de Paris

Santa Barbara Festival Orchestra

CONDUCTORS

 

Sir Neville Marriner

Stuart Challender

Bruce Ferden

Mehli Mehta

Varujan Kojian

Henri Temianka

Bogidar Avramov

Lawrence Leighton Smith

Rainer Miedel

Keith Clark

Frank Fetta

Stefan Kozinski

Nan Washburn

 

CHAMBER MUSIC & INSTRUMENTAL COLLABORATIONS

 

Los Angeles Philharmonic Chamber music society

Winds of Los Angeles Chamber 0rchestra

                (music of Poulenc)

Members of the Ensemble Orchestral de Paris

Angeles String Quartet

Rossetti String Quartet

Spokane String Quartet

 

Dilijan Chamber Music Series

Aspen Music Festival

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Steamboat Springs Chamber Music Festival

San Luis Obispo Mozart Festival

 

Violinists

   Ani and Ida Kavafian

   Nina Bodnar

   Viktoria Mullova

   Thomas Zehetmair

   Dong Suk Kang

   Yong Uck Kim

   Daniel Heifetz

   Andres Cardenes

   Stephanie Chase

    Iona Brown

   Simone Porter

   Roberto Cani

   Movses Pogossian

Violists

   

    Lars Tomter

   Kim Kashkashian

   Cynthia Phelps, viola

Cellists

    Ruslan Biryukov

   Jeffrey Solow

Clarinetists

    Anthony Mcgill

    Michelle Zukofsky

    David Singer

VOCAL COLLABORATIONS

Recitals and Tours

Thomas Hampson

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa

Lucia Popp

Peter Schreier

Elisabeth Soderstrom

Leona Mitchell

Florence Quivar

Catherine Malfitano

Jorma Hynninen

Marni Nixon

Rod Gilfry

Brian Asawa

Kaaren Erickson

Rinat Shaham

Faith Esham

Kelley O'Connor

Jubilant Sykes

Jonathan Mack

Diana Tash

Dan Iordachescu

Margarita Castro-Alberty

Mani Mekler

Debut recital at Palais Lobkowitz in Vienna, Austria

Fox Theater, Spokane, Washington

Palais Garnier,

Paris, France

LOS ANGELES VOCAL ARTS ENSEMBLE

 

Co-Founder and Artistic Director – 10 years

Three commercial recordings. Midwest concert tour; NY Debut

TELEVISION AND MOVIE APPEARANCES

 

THE TONITE SHOW -

       accompanying Placido Domingo (NBC)

SHORT CUTS -

        a film by Robert Altman

SHADOWS IN PARADISE

       prod. Peter Rosen- (PBS) (ARTE-Europe)

MUSIC OF ERNST TOCH -

       2 Capriccetti (Classic Arts Showcase)

YOUNG AMERICAN PERFORMERS (PBS)

THE MERV GRIFFIN SHOW -

       with Lori Singer, actress/cellist

EDUCATION

 

AA Degree – Los Angeles City College

BA Degree in music - UCLA

     - studied with Aube Tzerko (piano professor)

Natalie Limonick (Vocal Literature)

Mehli Mehta (Chamber music/orchestral studies)

Graduate studies - Cal State Northridge

     – studied with Jakob Gimpel (piano professor)

Jakob Gimpel- private lessons and master classes

 

Rotary Foundation - 

     International Graduate Fellowship to Vienna

Completed piano studies at the renowned Vienna Music Academy

Photo by Philippe Morotti