Bachelor of Music, Queen's College, 1982. Master of Music, Stonybrook University, 1984.
Recitalist, violinist, Queen's Symphony, Flushing, New York, since 1984;
violinist, Westfield Symphony, New Jersey, since 1989;
violinist, Masterwork Orchestra, New York City, since 1993;
violinist, New York Symphonic Ensemble, since 1986;
violinist, New York Grand Opera, New York City, 1988;
violinist, Charles Ives Symphony, 1987. Tours of Japan, Taiwan, 1988. Broadway shows, since 1982.
Instructor Stony Brook U., 1982-1984, Queen's College Preparatory, 1985-1986, Hofstra U., 1985. Director, founder Music Institute of Long Island, since 1990. Performed at Government House, Bermuda, 1993.
Recitalist New York, England, Mexico, Governor House.
Active United Jewish Appeal Federation, New York City, since 1986. Member action committee American Israel Party, New York City, since 1986. Member American Federation Musicians, American Friends of Tel Aviv University (young leadership board).
Married James Ripka.