Music has meant everything to me. Both of my parents work professionally in the arts, and I was very influenced by them. I was diagnosed with a learning disability at a young age and music, being the one thing that came naturally to me, gave me huge confidence. When I play the violin I experience another world. Whenever I perform I hope the audience enjoys listening as much as I enjoy playing.
I truly love my work as a music teacher at the Inner City Education Foundation and a performer in a variety of professional orchestras, including the Disney Candlelight Orchestra. I have a true passion for what I do and that is a privilege.
The Conservatory introduced me to chamber music. I had soloed and played in orchestras, but playing in chamber ensembles is very difficult because each member has to shoulder so much responsibility, and that is scary. My coach, Rosemarie Krovoza, helped me to realize my potential, and consequently, I greatly improved as a performer.