My Bio


  • Member, American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers
  • Member, Entente Internationale des Maitres Luthiers et Archetiers d’Art
  • Studied with John Roskoski and William Salchow of New York
  • William Salchow's teaching assistant at UNH for the years 1980 – 1990
  • Awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and the Annette Kadé Fellowship; spent a year studying in Paris with Bernard Millant—the world-renowned authority of French bow making
  • Teacher of bow rehairing, restoration and bow making for historical preservation at universities in the United States; in 2021, celebrating her 35th year of teaching at UNH
  • Recipient of a 2011 [Bass Bow] Lutherie Prize from the International Society of Bassists
  • Professional Bassist; Member, Portland Symphony Orchestra
  • Bass Teacher, Bowdoin College

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