M.A. University of Oregon; B.A. State University of New York at Albany.
Plays the bouzouki, ten-string Irish cittern, tenor banjo, and mandolin. Veteran performing guitarist, classical training in trumpet and piano. Teaches bouzouki, banjo, mandolin. Performs with ensembles including the duo Tír na nÓg and with Tina Eck in the duo Lilt.