Vivian, a resident of Fennville, MI since 1999, was born in NJ and received a BM degree in Piano Performance from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University in 1992.
Vivian has shared her love of music through private piano teaching and freelance performing. The ability to communicate thoughts beyond words through music has always been her passion. She provides classical and sacred music for weddings and enjoys collaborating with instrumentalists and vocalists to offer customized arrangements. She has been active as a Church musician since childhood.
Since 2009, Vivian has served as full-time accompanist for Fennville High School Choirs. Since September 2017, Vivian has been the full-time accompanist for the Lakeshore Community Chorus in Saugatuck. Since 2019 she has also served the Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck as Production Coordinator. Vivian and her husband have six children, most of whom are grown, and she has been deeply dedicated to caring for them.
Vivian’s principal teachers were Theodore Lettvin, (who studied under Rudolph Serkin and Mieczyslaw Horszowski) and Paul Hoffmann (whose teachers included Leon Fleisher, and Dieter Weber). While at Rutgers, she received a scholarship to participate in “The Moscow Conservatory in America.