B.M., M.M., Juilliard School (studied with Harold Goltzer). Member, New York Woodwind Quintet; former associate principal bassoonist, New York Philharmonic; former acting principal bassoon, New York City Opera. Extensive freelance career includes numerous appearances with the Metropolitan Opera, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, New York City Opera, American Symphony Orchestra, others; has toured and recorded with most of the preceding groups. Active in commercial and movie recording in New York. Faculty, Bard College Conservatory, The Juilliard School, Mannes College, The Hartt School, Columbia University, NYU.