Associate Professor of Music (Education)
(joint appointment with Neag School of Education)
BSE: University of Memphis
MM, PhD: Eastman School of Music
Active clinician and lecturer throughout the United States on early childhood music, collaborative practice, and vocal pedagogy.
Author of numerous articles; invited paper and presentations at state, national, and international conventions including United States Congressional Education Caucus, Kindermusik International, International Society for Music Education, and National Association for the Education of Young Children.
Primary content advisor for Sesame Street Music Works initiative and consultant for Children's Television Network, Metropolitan Opera, Washington National Opera, school districts, and cultural organizations.
Who's Who of American Women, 2002–present. Work highlighted in national radio and television tours as well as publications including New York Times, Education Life, Education Week, Parents Magazine, and New Orleans Times Picayune.
As solo performer featured in symphony, chamber, opera, and theatre productions including Atlanta Symphony, Memphis Opera, Rochester Opera, and Eastman Musica Nova.
Member MENC, Connecticut Music Educators Association (CMEA), International Society for Music Education, American Orff Schulwerk Association, National Association for the Education of Young Children, Mu Phi Epsilon, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Sigma.
Vocal music teacher in Rochester (New York) Public Schools, Nashville (Tennessee) Public Schools, Eastman School of Music Community Division, and University of Connecticut Community School of the Arts. Assistant Professor at Eastman School of Music, California State University (Chico), Western Illinois University, and Belmont University (Nashville, Tennessee). Associate professor, University of Connecticut since 2001.