Graduate, State Academie of Arts of Tirana, performance and education; post-graduate studies, Conservatoire Superior National de Paris. Studied with Ludovik Naraci, Sofokle Paparisto and Robert Papavrami (Tirana); Arcady Parsegov in ex-USSR; Jacques Gesthem, Paris. Performance experience as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician in Albania, Greece, Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Portugal, Turkey and the United States. Publications: The Method of Violin Teaching, House Edition of School Books, Tirana. Awards: Laureate, first violin competition, Tirana; Medal of Recognition (N. Frasheri), Decree of Presidency of National Assembly of Republic of Albania; Honoree, International Who’s Who. Teaching experience: 35 years in Europe; 2 years in the US; private studio; Stradivarius Inc. Chamber music coach of the New Jersey Youth Symphony. Conservatory faculty since 2004.