- 25 years of training with American and European teachers
- 35 years of teaching
- Performances in Connecticut, Washington DC, New York and Arizona
- Past President, Southern Arizona Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing
- BA University of Chicago
- Music Therapy Certification: The American Association of Artist Therapists
NOTE: My work in music was coupled with a career in Social Work. The combination of these two disciplines resulted in my recognition by the American Association of Artist Therapists. I have employed these skills in the studio, on occasion, also as staff with Third Street Kids, a precursor of Arts for All. These agencies foster the artistic advancement of individuals with a variety of disabilities.