Undergraduate – Ithaca College, New York, 1969, BA, Major in Music.
Graduate – Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris III), Certificat de Langue Francaise, 1er Degré-Superieur, 1976.


Music teaching certificate courses: Hartt College of Music, Hartford, CT., Summer 1969.
1st year of study toward MA in Musicology, University of Connecticut at Storrs, 1971-1972.
Studies towards a DEUG in Art History at the Sorbonne (Paris IV), 1976-1977.
Cello studies at Nadia Boulanger’s Ecoles d’Art Americaines, Fountainebleau, Summer 1965.
Cello master classes at the Internationale Sommerakademie, Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria, 1967.
Chamber music master classes with Alfred Loewenguth at l’Academie Internationale d’été, 1972, 1973.


Adjunct Professor at Northwestern Connecticut Community College since 2004-2005.
Music lecturer at libraries, community and senior centers in Connecticut.
Gives private cello lessons.

See separate page for the titles and locales of lectures given since 1997.


Singing Games and Singing Fun, Xerox, 1972 (children’s song book).
“Angers” {Its musical past}, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.
“Le Mouvement Perpetuel – L’Etape Nicoise des Chefs d’Orchestre Voyageurs,” Nice Historique, 1994.
Concert program notes for the Chagall Museum, Nice, 1976-1978.
Articles about Dvorak, Liszt, Litolff, Mendelssohn and Offenbach for The Voice, Winsted, CT., 2001-2003.


Selected as one of the 50 most influential people in Litchfield County, Connecticut by Litchfield Magazine, July/August 2010.


Instrumental, vocal and classroom music teacher, grades K-8, Brooklyn Elementary and Jr. High Schools,
Cello instructor for A. Loewenguth’s Colonies de Vacances, Nice, summers 1976-1978.
Cello instructor at numerous municipal conservatories in and around Paris, 1973-1986.
Musicoliers: cello demonstrations in Parisian suburban schools, 1979-1985.
Teacher, Indian Mountain School, Lakeville, CT.: cello and music appreciation, 2001-2006.
University of Connecticut, Torrington, CT. Adjunct professor, Spring 2007.


Sante Fe Opera, New Mexico, 1981, 1983.
Rhode Island Philharmonic, Providence, RI., 1971-72.

Paris Opera, 1980.
Concerts Colonne, 1972-1974.
Concerts Lamoureux, 1974-1976.
Concerts Pasdeloup, 1976-1986.
Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse, 1976-1978.
Orchestre Philharmonique de Lorraine, Metz, 1982.
Orchestra of the Internationale Sommerakademie, Mozarteum, Salzburg, 1974.

Member of various chamber orchestras in Paris, Dijon, Limoges, Poitiers and others, 1972-1986.
Member of numerous chamber music ensembles in and around Paris, 1972-1986.