At what age did you start playing the instrument you play in the PSO? Did you learn another instrument first?
I have been playing the oboe since age 15. I took violin lessons as a small child and played flute/piccolo from 4th grade through 12th grade.
Why did you choose your current instrument?
The Air Force woodwind quintet came to my high school to perform and I fell in love with the sound of the oboe.
How long have you played with the PSO?
For over 12 years
Where do you live?
Do you play with any other groups?
What do you like about playing with a symphony orchestra?
I love sitting right in the center of the orchestra and hearing all of the instruments around me creating music.
How do you spend your time outside of the PSO?
I am the Director of Exceptional Services at Pembroke Academy. I love to hang with my kitties and garden.
What is your favorite piece of music to play on your instrument?
Tell me about your musical education.
I graduated from the Boston Conservatory of Music in 1992