Violinist and orchestral conductor known for her work with the Sao Paulo State Symphony Orchestra and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
After transferring from Yale University to the Juilliard School, she earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in violin performance and established a musical ensemble called String Fever.
During the 1990s and early 2000s, she conducted the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and the Eugene Symphony.
She was the New York-born daughter of musicians. She and her musician life partner, Kristin Jurkscheit, raised a son.
She received the 1989 Serge Koussevitzky Prize for her student conducting work at the renowned Tanglewood Music Center.