Education: Bachelor of Fine Arts from National University of Music Bucharest-Romania, Master of Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University, and DMA (two years-unfinished) at Rutgers University
Hometown: Taylor Mill, Kentucky
Joined the CSO in 1999
Current playlist: My playlist changes all the time. At this very moment I have: Antonio Vivaldi’s Concerto for two Violins in A Minor, Shostakovitch’s Symphony No. 15, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Stan Getz with his "Jazz samba Encore" album, and Amy Winehouse "Back to black" album.
Activities/organizations outside of the CSO: I frequently play with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, and different brass chamber groups in the area.
Hobbies: Playing tennis, and woodworking.