Resumé / CV

Union affiliations:  AFM/SAG

Formal Higher Education

1980-86 San Jose State University – San Jose, Calif. — flute performance major

Bachelor of Music Degree (1984) / Master of Arts Degree (1986)

1977 Northwestern University – Evanston, Illinois — flute performance major

1975-76 American Conservatory of Music – Chicago, Ill. — flute and piano major


Private Flute Instructors

Walfrid Kujala – Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Marcel Moyse – Master Class, Boswil, Switzerland

Aurèle Nicolet – Soloist and Recording Artist

Isabelle Chapuis – San Jose Opera Orchestra

Paul Renzi – San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Lloyd Gowen – San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Jean Morin – Montréal Symphony Orchestra

Marty Combs – Montréal Symphony Orchestra


Orchestral Experience

1992 to present      The Conejo Symphony and various other “pick-up” orchestras in the Los Angeles Area

1985-86                   Assistant principal flute/piccolo – Monterey County Symphony Orchestra, California

1982                          Principal flute – Rome Festival Orchestra, Italy

1980-84                   Principal flute – San Jose State Symphony Orchestra

1977                          Northwestern University Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble

1976                          Principal flute – Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra



Outstanding Performances

1977  Soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra as a winner of CSO Youth Auditions

1979  Solo performance in Hertz Hall, Berkeley as winner of the 1979 Junior Bach Festival

1982 Chamber Soloist with the Rome Festival Orchestra – Rome, Italy

1982  Concerto performance with the SJSU Symphony Orchestra as winner of Soloist Competition – San Jose, California

1990-2000 Concert artist for the Music of the Spheres series – Mt. Hamilton, Calif.