Membership: ASCAP, APTLI
First Prize winner of the Ithaca College-Theodore Presser International Choral Composition Competition. First Prize winner of the Long Island Arts Council Third International Musical Composition Contest. Composer-in-Residence for the Amherst Music Festival in Amherst, Massachusetts. Recipient of grants from the “Meet the Composer” Foundation. Selected as a composer honored in the New York State “Composerfest”. Â Works include music for solo instruments and piano, SATB (choral music),Â and humorous festival ensembles (16 hands, 2 pianos). Publishers include: Lee Roberts Music Publications, Inc., Theodore Presser Publishing Company, the Neil A. Kjos Music Company and Creative Music.
Founder and Director of the Long Island Keyboard Ensemble Festival, Faculty Chairperson of the Dorothy Taubman School of Piano. Consultant for the National and International Piano Foundation, Creative Festival Adjudicator, Speaker at the Roland Keyboard Technology Seminar and Instructor for “Merging Technology with Tradition. Former teacher of 2010 Pulitzer Prize winner in music,Â Judge, speaker and writer for educational organizations.Â Studied with Rita Harmon, Harold Weiss and Edna Golandsky.