Member, Houston Symphony since 1995. Guest Principal Violist with the Indianapolis Symphony, Principal Violist with the New World Symphony, extra in the Radio-Sinfonie Orchester Berlin and the Baroque Orchester Berlin. Member, Plymouth Quartet, touring the US, Europe, and South America to critical acclaim. Recipent, Prix Mercure, prize winner, Fischoff Chamber Music Competition, William Primrose Viola Competition; laureate, Paolo Borciani International Quartet Competition. Recitals, Lincoln Center, Merkin Hall, the Salzburg Mozarteum, and the Moores’ Opera House. Faculty, University of Houston Moores’ School of Music, Texas Music Festival, and the Intensive String Quartet Seminar at New York University; former faculty, Florida International University and the Harlem School for the Arts. Articles: JAVS, “The Importance of Physical Fitness in Preparing for Virtuosic Modern Works,” “Meet the Section: the Pirates of the Houston Symphony.” Daily training with the Navy SEAL Physical Training course. Top push-up score: 134 in two minutes. Recordings: Opus One and Modern Masters.