Bachelor in Music, Oberlin College, 1980. Diploma in flute, Conservatory Santa Cecilia, Rome, 1981. Master of Music, University Maryland, 1988.
Doctor of Musical Arts, University Maryland, 1996.
Flutist, Great Neck (New York) Symphony, 1974-1976;
flutist, Orchestra Sinfonico de San Remo, Italy, 1982-1983;
instructor flute and flute choir, Scuola S. Ganassi, Rome, 1980-1987;
instructor flute, Vatican Conservatory Music, Rome, 1983-1986;
assistant instructor music theory, U. Maryland., College Park, 1988-1989;
instructor summer music theory, U. Maryland., 1989-1991;
professor flute, Italian State Conservatory, Matera, 1991-1992;
professor flute, Italian State Conservatory, Rome, since 1993. Principal flutist Rome Festival Orchestra, summer 1980. Co-principal flutist Orquesta Sinfonia Municipal Caracas, Venezuela, 1981.
Guest speaker College MusicSoc., International Berlin Conference, 1995.
Admissions representative Oberlin College, 1987-1988. Member College Music Society (gueest speaker International Berlin Conference 1995), National Flute Association, Society Italian Authors, Composers and Editors, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Kappa Lambda. F C.
Married Giuseppe Contaldo, January 11, 1987. 2 children.