Studied with George Neikrug, Andor Toth, Jr., Margaret Rowell, Eugene Lehner.
Member, Ives String Quartet. Cellist, Stanford String Quartet (1983-1997).
Solo cellist, San Francisco Contemporary Music Players.
Former principal, the Chamber Symphony of San Francisco, New England Chamber Orchestra, The Opera Company of Boston.
Faculty member the Rocky Ridge Music Center and the San Diego Chamber Music Workshop Centrum/Port Townsend Chamber Music Workshop.
Recordings for CRI, Laurel Records, New Albion, AIX Entertainment, Delos, Centaur, and Music and Arts Recordings of America.