Experienced teacher with B.A. and M.M. from Rice University and University of North Texas (UNT-Denton), both in violin performance/conducting, and doctoral work at Texas Tech in composition. Suzuki training at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) and further graduate studies at UC-Irvine.
Students may start age four or five. Adult students also welcome.
Lessons are at the studio located about 10 minutes from Texas Tech University. Students are not required to buy instruments from me, but please check with me for instruments, if you need them, as my prices are very competitive.
Feel free to email, and I can send you links to my Studio Policies and Résumé. I will also send links to the books appropriate to your study, a list of my current openings, price of lessons, and answer any questions you may have.
• Coursework, Texas Tech University: Fine Arts Interdisciplinary Ph.D., Composition
• Coursework, Texas Tech University: Ed.D., Educational Technology
• University of North Texas, May 1992: M.M., Violin Performance/Conducting
• University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: 1987-88, Suzuki training
• Rice University, Shepherd School of Music May 1987: B.A., Violin Performance/Conducting
• Manhattan School of Music, NYC. Violin studies with Samuel Applebaum, 1968-70
Violin teachers: Joseph Pizinger, Beatrice Pease; Wichita, Kansas
Francis Jones (Auer student), Robert McNally; Tulsa, Oklahoma
Samuel Applebaum; Manhattan School of Music Daniel Mason (Heifetz master class student); Northern Arizona State University Raphael Fleigel; Rice University Ruth Johnson; Supervised Suzuki training UNC-CH Richard Luby (Galamian student); University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Harotune Bedelian (Galamian student); University of California, Irvine Robert Davidovici (Galamian student); University of North Texas
Master classes (audit):
Franco Autori (Toscanini student),
• Love Letters to Marie: A World War II Correspondence: Transcription of letters my father wrote to my mother during his experiences as a navigator and bombardier on the B-26 Marauders during World War II.
Paperback – August 7, 2011;