Graduate Studies, Cleveland Institute of Music; Peabody Conservatory of Music. Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance; four year talent scholarship. Chamber music, Bowdoin College. CIM Preparatory School. Piano studies with David Bean, Elizabeth Pastor, and Vitya Vronsky. Piano pedagogy with Tinka Knopf. National Certification with Music Teachers National Association. Performing member of the Cecilian and Fortnightly Musical Clubs. Professional affiliation with Western Reserve Piano Teachers and the National Guild of Piano Teachers. Delta Omicron national honor society. Frequent adjudicator of piano events. Collaborative performances throughout NE Ohio, the Midwest, and on both coasts of the USA. Recorded a record/CD with mezzo-soprano Aldona Stempuzis-Svedas. Member of the Encore Chamber Trio. Students have garnered honors at the national, regional, state and local levels. Has served in numerous capacities at The Fine Arts Association, including Recital Coordinator, and Piano Department Chair. A second generation artist/teacher.