I enjoyed my time at CalArts studying violin & new music, and many years performing as a freelance violinist allowed me to share my art. Working with arts-based organizations has taught me how to manage a company, grow audiences and bring the arts into our communities.
Education and Skills


  • 2015 Annenberg Foundation Alchemy Plus Leadership Training

  • 2014 Annenberg Foundation Alchemy Leadership Training

  • 1972 -1977 BFA California Institute of the Arts
            Bachelor of Fine Arts - Violin Performance

Nonprofit / Executive Skills

Leadership, Management, Development, Grant Writing, Bookkeeping, Budgeting, Business Plan, Strategic Planning, Board Development, Marketing, Staff Supervision.

Grantwriting - Major Grants Received

  • NEA Art Works Grants (6)
  • LA County Arts Commission OGP II (3)
  • LA Department of Cultural Affairs (3)
  • Culver City Arts Commission (6)
  • Chamber Music America (4)
  • Copland Fund for Music (5)
  • Herb Alpert Foundation (6)
  • Parsons Foundation
  • Johnny Mercer Foundation
  • Quincy Jones Musiq Consortium

Music Production

Audio Recording & Production, Live Performance Production

Graphic Design

Brochures, Onesheets, Books, Programs, Business Plan, CDs

Computer Software

Business Software (Mac & PC): Microsoft Word, Excel, Quickbooks, Donor Perfect, Donorsnap
Design Software: Photoshop, Quark Xpress, InDesign
Music Production Software: Pro Tools, Digital Performer, Logic, Finale, Ableton Live