Violinist who has been concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and who has won many awards, such as bronze in the International Tchaikovsky Competition in 1970.
He played with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra when he was eleven and joined the New York Philharmonic when he was eighteen as concertmaster.
He has played violin for many movie soundtracks, such as The Untouchables, Aladdin, and Interview with the Vampire.
He married Karen Dreyfus, who is also a violinist, and they founded The Lyric Piano Quartet at Queens College.
He led the strings in the song "In This Life," which was on the album Erotica by Madonna.