received her training at Vassar College and the Juilliard School and served on the voice faculty of Performing Arts High School, where she founded the Opera Workshop. She has appeared as vocal soloist in opera, chamber music, oratorio and recital, and in various professional vocal ensembles, and served on the production staff of the New York Grand Opera. In 2002 she became a member the Music Committee of the GADC and participated in its inaugural summer festival.