• From 1993-1999 resident conductor and associate music director, North Harz Unified Civic Theater, Halberstadt. Music director of the Harz Concert Orchestra (orchestra merged with the theater orchestra in July 1994). In the seasons 1993-99 led 19 productions, led 5 revivals, conducted performances of 16 other works. Conducted numerous orchestral concerts.
  • January 1997, conductor, Ariadne auf Naxos , Arizona Opera. Reengaged for Tosca , March 1998, Die Fledermaus , November 1998.
  • November 1994 Guest performance Don Giovanni, Coburg
  • August 1990-July 1993 Coach/accompanist and conductor, State Theater of the Saarland, Saarbruecken. Conducted performances of 7 works.
  • Summer 1991 Associate conductor and cover conductor for Wagner's Ring , Seattle Opera.
  • August 1988-June 1990 Coach/accompanist and assistant conductor, Civic Theater in Hagen. Conducted performances of 4 works.
  • Summer 1989 Coach/accompanist and assistant conductor for Die Meistersinger von Nuernberg , Seattle Opera.
  • 1982-1988 Coach/accompanist and assistant conductor, Seattle Opera.
  • 1979-1988 Coach/accompanist and assistant conductor, Pacific Northwest Wagner Festival.


  • Master of Music: University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) Cincinnati, Ohio

    Major: Accompanying. Graduate Assistant for Opera and Accompanying.

    Minor: Conducting. Assistant conductor for The Barber of Seville Conductor of Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda , CCM.

  • Bachelor of Arts: Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington

    Major: Piano. Graduated summa cum laude with honors in major study and soloist's diploma.

    Assistant conductor for Die Zauberfloete , Whitman (conducted one performance). Music Director for the musical Pal Joey , Whitman.

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