Born and raised in the NY Metro area, played piano since 5 years old and gave her first solo recital at 14 years old, educated at Manhattan School of Music Preparatory Division and Hunter College in NYC, graduated with a BA in Music. Having very diverse tastes and interests, musically speaking, has worked and performed in various venues, from opera rehearsal work, chamber music and art song concerts, improvisational concerts to writing and performing songs for a musical theater piece, Hot Flashes and accompanying singers in cabaret settings. Participated in and led workshops in music improvisation for all ages, including a graduate level MBA program at Fordham University. Performed in chamber music concerts and performed Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto with the Bronx Symphony Orchestra. Chorus master and rehearsal pianist for New Rochelle Opera, currently working on Die Fledermaus, and last year, Puccini’s Turandot. Played for and worked with ‘young’ opera groups, such as Harbor Opera, a group dedicated to performing new works or lesser known works of well known composers, and Tamanduá Productions. (Tamanduá is a brand new Brazilian operatic work in progress.). Has accompanied performances of various operas with piano, most recently, Massenet’s Cendrillon and Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, conducting from the piano . Musical Director of the Wyckoff Family YMCA Theater Arts program. Performances included Scrooge, Beauty and the Beast, The King and I, the Wizard of Oz, Annie, and the Sound of Music. Also, the ‘creator’ and music director of 3 new choruses at the Wyckoff YMCA, Y Notes, grades 3 -7, Y Glee, grades 8-12, and Y Singers, adults. Teacher of private piano lessons, and group music classes involving the ‘wholistic’ musical ideas of Emile Dalcroze. Ongoing creative endeavours include choral arranging and music improvisation at the piano.