I have been a piano teacher and vocal coach since 1985.
I have a Doctorate in Collaborative Arts from the University of Southern California (1992)
I teach Collaborative Arts at the University of California Santa Barbara (since 2005)
I have been on the musical staffs of Opera Santa Barbara, Utah Festival Opera, Sarasota Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Fresno Opera, Opera Academy of California and Opera NEO as a pianist, coach and chorus master.
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