Current and previous affiliations and credits
 

Orchestral

  • Principal Viola, Santa Rosa Symphony, 2011 - present
  • Season Substitute, San Francisco Ballet, 2008 - 2016
  • Substitute with San Francisco Opera and Symphony, 1995 - present
  • Assistant Principal, Marin Symphony (tenured), 2002 - present
  • Principal Viola, California Symphony (untenured), 1998 - 2002
  • Acting Assistant Principal Viola, San Francisco Opera, 1995 - 1997
  • Freelance work, Baden Baden Radio, Stuttgart Radio, Basel Symphony, and
        Mannheim Opera Orchestras (acting principal), 1992 - 1997
  • Asst. Principal Viola, Freiburg Philharmonic, Germany (tenured), 1990 - 93
  • Section Viola, Cape Town Symphony, South Africa, 1984, 1985

Chamber Music

  • The Farallon Quintet, 2013 – present
  • The Stratos Trio, 2012 – 2014
  • New Century Chamber Orchestra, 2009 - present
  • Broderick Ensemble 2003 - present
  • Carnegie Hall debut with Russian Chamber Orchestra, 2006
  • Solo performer, Amelia Island Chamber Festival, Amelia Island, Florida, 2003 - 2005
  • Marin Harp Trio 1999 - 2005
  • Performer with "Lynne Harrell and Friends" (Sextet programs), 2003
  • "Friends Of Donald Runnicles" Chamber Music series, Founder and participant, 1994 - 2005
  • Barbican String Quartet. Tour of South America, 1996
  • Fredener International Musiktage, Germany, 1995-2001
  • Trio Resonance (harp trio). Tour of Germany/Switzerland, 1992 - 1999
  • Freiburg Baroque Soloists, 1990 to 1993

Music Festivals

  • Ensemble Coach and performer at Music at Kirkwood, 2011
  • Grand Tetons Music Festival, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, 2000 to 2009
  • Sun Valley Summer Symphony, Sun Valley, Idaho, 2003 to 2016

Solo Experience

  • Telemann Viola Concerto with the Cologne Chamber Orchestra, 2008 - 2010
  • Sinfonia Concertante with San Francisco Academy Orchestra, 2006
  • Vivaldi Four seasons, spring (violin), Walnut Creek chamber series, 2007
  • Solo recitals with Donald Runnicles (piano), 1990 - 2003
  • Bloch Hebrew Suite, San Francisco Concerto Orchestra, 1998
  • Brandenburg 6 CD recording, Freiburg Baroque Soloists, 1991
  • Walton Viola Concerto with Nat’l Symphony Orchestra, South Africa, 1988
  • Mozart Sinfonia Concertante. Cape Town Opera and
        Roodepoort Symphony, South Africa, 1987
  • Bruch Double Concerto for Viola and Clarinet, Cape Town Opera Orchestra, 1986

Education

  • Bachelor of Music in performance, University of the Orange Free State,
        South Africa, 1984 - 1988
  • Aufbaustudium Diplom, Music Conservatory in Freiburg, Germany, 1988 - 1990

Principal Teachers

  • Pierre De Groote, Derek Ochse, John Wille, Ulrich Koch, Kim Kashkashian

Master Classes & Coaching

  • Wolfram Christ (Berlin Philharmonic), George Collot, William Pleeth,
    Gerard Causse, Peter Ochsenhofer (Vienna Philharmonic), Walter Levin, Hatto Beyerle, Peter Grunberg, 1988 to 2000
 
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