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Biography

Bass


SFS member since: 1983

Hometown: West Islip, NY

Music schools you attended: Eastman, Juilliard

Began playing music: At age 6  

Musical inspirations:  Attending School of Orchestral Studies at Saratoga, NY, summer home of the Philadelphia Orchestra

If I were not a professional musician, I might be a: Chef

Favorite composers: Mahler, Stravinsky

Favorite works featuring my instrument: Mahler, Symphony No. 1; Stravinsky, Firebird Suite and Rite of Spring

When I’m not working, I enjoy: Fly fishing, golf

Recent reading: Undaunted Courage, by Stephen Ambrose

On my CD player/iPod: Various jazz artists
           
Favorite thing to do in the Bay Area: Spending a day out at Point Reyes for relaxation.