b. Winnetka, IL.
M.A. Brandeis University; B.S., Columbia University.
Studied Voice With:
Tourel, Callas, Popper, Berl, Guth, Faull, Cuenod, Brown, Hotter, Stader; acting with Stella Adler.
Opera, recitals, concerts, college concert tours.
U.S. premiere of Schumann’s Des Sangers Fluch
Television production of Britten’s Turn of the Screw
Auditor for New York State Council on the Arts.
Symposium on the Care of the Professional Voice, Metropolitan Opera Auditions, Korean Broadcasting System. Summer Programs: Istituto Bel Canto, Aspen Music School.
Concert Artists Guild, Metropolitan Opera Auditions, Queen Elizabeth International Music Competition (Belgium).
Opera News, Wall Street Journal, Lettre du Musicien.
The Juilliard School faculty since 1985; chair, voice department, 1991-95, 2006.
New York University since 1999.
Bard College Dawn Upshaw Graduate program in voice, 2006.
Manhattan School of Music faculty since 1983.