Student, Juilliard School Music, New York City, 1958. Student, Mannes College of Music, New York City, 1965. Student, Ecole Normal de Paris, 1962.
Concermaster San Antonio Symphony Orchestra, 1965-1966. Associate Center for Creative and Performing Arts, Buffalo, 1966-1970. Concertmaster Caramoor Festival Orchestra, Katonah, New York, 1973-1978, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, since 1969, Mostly Mozart Festival, New York City, since 1980.
Faculty member department music, State University of New York, Buffalo, since 1986. Member Baird Piano Trio in residence State University of New York, Buffalo, 1986.
Son of Saul and Jeanne (Zuckerman) H. M. Irene Ikner, June 4, 1971. Child 1 daughter, Vanessa.