Bachelor of Music degree: Manhattan School of Music; mandolin soloist with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; concertmaster of The New Rochelle Opera; many solo performances including at Weill Recital Hall; performances with Balint Duo; major teachers: Alfred Krips and Einar Hansen, (former members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra), master classes with Joseph Szegeti and Janos Starker, orchestra techniques with Roman Totenherg, and chamber music ensemble techniques with Robert Bloom; "Joyce Balint shines in string recital" was the headline for the review of her debut recital in Carnegie Recital Hall in the New York Times.