B.M., M.M., The Juilliard School. Studied with Julius Baker, Jeanne Baxtresser, Aurele Nicolet. First Prize, CBC Young Performers Competition in Canada, New York's Concert Artists Guild International Competition, Avery Fisher Prize, Musical America Young Artist to Watch, Solo Recitalist Grants from National Endowment for the Arts, Canada Council Career Grant, McMeen-Smith Award, BP Artist Career Award. Performances throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia. Solo appearances with Boston Symphony, London Philharmonic, St. Louis, Montreal, National, Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Minnesota, New World, Toronto, Vancouver Symphonies, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Detroit, Tokyo, Rotterdam Philharmonic. Chamber music performances at Salzburg Festival, Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival, Marlboro festival, Sante Fe, Newport, Kuhmo, La Jolla, Davos, Saito Kinen, Mondsee, Tivoli, festivals. Premieres of new works by John Harbison, Michael Torke, Lukas Foss, Paquito D'Rivera, Matthew Hindson, Michael Colgrass, David Ludwig. Recordings on Sony, Avie, CBC, Claves records. Master classes worldwide.