has been a very exciting season in my career, at Fiddler on the Roof on
Broadway and beyond! I have now played close to 200 shows! As time
goes by, I am enjoying the opportunity to explore deeper levels of
nuance, collaboration and interaction with our Music Director/Orchestrator Ted Sperling and fellow
musicians and especially with the actors on stage, particularly Danny
Burstein and Jessica Hecht. The violin solos help to bring to life
several key and poignant moments in the drama and, for me, the
connection between us is often electrifying! I'm also enjoying a close
collaboration with my co-Fiddler, dancer Jesse Kovarsky.
past week, one of the most extraordinary experiences of my life was to
receive an Honorary Doctorate from the Manhattan School of Music and
also to give the commencement speech to a packed Riverside Church. I was
honored to share the momentous occasion with fellow honorees F. Paul
Driscoll and Eric Owens (in absentia). I'd love to share with you links
to my speech and all recent news features. Please see below.
also had the wonderful opportunity to lead a "Live from Lincoln Center"
Broadcast with Lang Lang as well as the 2016 Lincoln Center Benefit
Anniversary of the amazing Adam Guettel score "The Light in the
THANK YOU for continuing to watch my "Imagination" Music Videos, which now have over 1,000,000 total views on You Tube!!