Violinist

I started when I was 6.

I'm in the band Midwest.

My violin was once stolen.

I've had the good fortune to have worked with an amazing array of artists, including Mel Tormé, Smokey Robinson, Johnny Frigo & Joe Vito, Marian McPartland, Michael Feinstein, James Earl Jones, Michael Tree (of the Guarneri Quartet), and Johnny Mathis.

Freelance violinist & violist
Member of local 10-208 AFM/Chicago Federation of Musicians 1992 – Present

  • Chicago Sinfonietta 1992 – Present (Assistant Principal 2nd violin 2008 – Present)
  • Member of the band Midwest 2012 – Present
  • Marriott Theatre (She Loves Me, The Bridges of Madison County, Ragtime, Oklahoma! — Substitute on October Sky and Evita!)
  • Arnie Roth's Chicagoland Pops Orchestra (including Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY)
  • Royal Ballet (Don Quixote)
  • Joffrey Ballet (9 seasons)
  • American Ballet Theater (Swan Lake, Le Corsaire)
  • Lyric Opera (Rising Stars)
  • San Francisco Ballet
  • eighth blackbird
  • Chicago Opera Theater
  • Chicago String Ensemble
  • Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works)
  • Lake Forest Symphony
  • Illinois Philharmonic
  • Rockford Symphony
  • Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
  • Andrea Bocelli, Smokey Robinson, Mel Tormé, Johnny Mathis, Björk, Orbert Davis, Michael Feinstein, Celtic Woman, Bugs Bunny Symphony, Pete Townshend/Quadrophenia, Dennis DeYoung, Tributosaurus, Susan Boyle (on Oprah!), Apostolic Church of God, and countless weddings, funerals, and assorted gigs
  • Member of the Ad Hoc String Quartet 1991 – 1998 (including recordings of new works on Albany Records)

Training