Education: Bachelor of Arts in German Studies from Stanford University
Hometown: Long Beach, California
Current neighborhood: White Oak, Ohio
Joined the CSO in 1979
Inspirations as a musician: The great traditions of past teachers and colleagues, plus the innovation and spontaneity of my current fellow musicians.
Activities/organizations outside of the CSO: I am President of the Cincinnati Musicians Association, and a member of the national media committee of the International Conference of Symphony and Opera Musicians.
Hobbies: Swimming, beekeeping and finding old recordings