Specialist in chamber music and vocal coaching.
Performances throughout U.S. (including Carnegie Hall), Germany,and England.
Founding member of the Harmida Piano Trio.
Artistic Director: Jess Shenson Recital Series at Stanford and the Music by the Mountain summer festival in northern California.
Has served as faculty member of the New National Theatre Young Artists Training Program (Tokyo, Japan), Associate Director of the San Francisco Boys Chorus, Assistant Conductor of the San Francisco Opera Center (Western Opera Theater), and Music Associate, San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
German Federal Chancellor's Scholar, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (1992-93); Fellow, Tanglewood Music Center (1991-92).
Studied German art song interpretation with Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau; piano and chamber music with Margo Garrett, Martin Katz, Phillip Moll, and Eckart Sellheim.