Wife Eriko Sato has been a long-established co-concertmaster of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and the Orchestra Of St. Luke's. She has performed as soloist with orchestras in Louisville, San Francisco and Tokyo. Ms. Sato was the winner of the Tibor Varga International, Young Musicians Foundation and three Japanese National Competitions. Founding member of the Aspen Soloists, Festival Chamber Music and Salon Chamber Soloists she's also a member of the Elysium, Ecliptica, Music+Words and American Chamber Ensembles and appeared regularly at Bargemusic and the Mostly Mozart, Aspen, Sitka, Kuhmo, Caramoor, Washington Square and Chamber Music Northwest Festivals. She has recorded for Deutsche Grammaphon, Sony Classics, Telarc, Arabesque, MusicMasters, Vanguard, Elysium, Delos, Albany and Grenadilla labels. Former faculty of the Bennington Chamber Music Conference, she is currently a longtime faculty member of the Hoff-Barthelson Music School and the Mannes College Of Music.
Adopted on Nov. 5, 2014
Jazz (2/99-10/31/13) was our beloved 3rd child, after Yogi & Taro. This eccentric pit-bull mix was adopted from the fabulous NY Pet-I-Care adoption program in April '00. He brought immeasurable joy to my life and I will forever be grateful for his incomparable companionship.
Brother Bill, Alice & Tami
As usual nephew Brandon's nowhere to be found.
Tami & Brandon
My favorite niece and nephew.
Actually they're my only niece and nephew.
Born August 2011. Adopted 4/29/12 from Drakenstein Lion Park
Born 1/24/10. Adopted 5/3/12 from Drakenstein Lion Park
Born 10/24/08. Adopted 6/9/12 from Drakenstein Lion Park
Tami & Eric
Photo: St Patrick's Day 2020