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Subjects Taught
Band, Beginning Instrumental Music, Instrumental Music Band, Music Appreciation


B.S. Music Education-Missouri State University


K-12 Instrumental Music 

AP Music Theory


I have served as a music educator in the St. Louis Metropolitan and Surburban area for 21 years. My bands have performed on television, award winning parades, at the Fox Theatre, Powell Hall and other venues.


I am a classically trained musician. I began on the clarinet and had the honor of performing with the St. Louis Symphony Chamber Orchestra at the age of 15. I began playing the saxophone in high school. As a professional musician, I have or currently perform with the Meramec Jazz Lab Band, The Jazz Edge Orchestra and The St. Louis Community Orchestra.

I am a member of the following organizations: Mu Phi Epsilon, Women Band Directors Association, Missouri Music Educators Association, National Association for Music Educators, The Institute for the Advancement of Jazz Study and Performance, International Association of Jazz Educators, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.