Joined Hochstein Faculty in: 1994-2003, returned 2011
Doctoral studies in Piano Performance at Case Western Reserve University and at The Cleveland Institute of Music. Master’s degree in Piano Performance from the University of Illinois. Extensive performing experience as soloist, chamber musician and accompanist. Over 25 years' teaching experience, including at Fayetteville State University (Fayetteville, NC), the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN), Notre Dame College (Cleveland, OH), and the Cleveland (OH) Music School Settlement. Recipient of the 2002 Hochstein Faculty Service Award. Earned M. Div. from Northeastern Seminary and is an ordained minister in the Free Methodist Church. Has served as pastor at several Rochester churches, as well as chaplain at Strong Memorial Hospital.