I grew up on Long Island, New York and received both my Bachelor of Music in Music Education and Master of Science in Music Education from the State University of New York at Potsdam, New York. I have an additional 30 post graduate hours from Drake University in Des Moines.
I have been teaching vocal music since 1975 and have been teaching in the Urbandale School District since 1990.
My teaching assignment at the Middle School includes 7th grade chorus, 8th grade chorus and the Middle School Show Choir. My teaching assignment at the High School includes Treble Choir, vocal lessons and facilitating solo and small ensemble contest.