Bachelor of Music, Oberlin College Conservatory Music, Ohio, 1968. Bachelor, Oberlin College Conservatory Music, Ohio, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1975.
Assistant professor State University of New York, Geneseo, New York, 1975—1977. Professor Hunter College and Graduate Center City University of New York, New York City, since 1977.
Daughter of Donald; married Mahesh K. Kotecha, August 20, 1977. Children: Vicram Cyrus, Vijay Roy.