Archive for July, 2009

This last week has been a crazy mix of performing and teaching here at the Luzerne Festival – add on top of that a dozen back and forth emails between the editor at Naxos, myself, and our featured composer, Lawrence Dillon. Norbert Kraft, the incredibly talented recording engineer and editor for my upcoming cd of […]


Congratulations to students Anna Vosbigian, Alexzandra Morris, Avery Morris and Cameron Daly for their solo performances last Saturday night on the Luzerne Music Center stage. Additional kudos to Anna and Avery for being chosen to perform at the masterclass earlier that day with Raymond Gniewek, former concermaster of the New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. In […]


We are into week 2 of the Luzerne Music Festival in the Adirondacks in upstate New York! It is a beautiful place…very different than Los Angeles, that’s for sure. Luzerne is run in the style of what I like to call “old school camps”. The students give up cell phones and internet for 4 weeks […]