PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS 

HONORS & AWARDS

  • 2008 ADMTA Teacher of the Year
  • 2006 - 2017 United States International Duo Piano Competition Award - as a performer and teacher of Honor Concert students.

 EDUCATION

 EMPLOYMENT

  • 1983 - present ~ Private Teacher and Owner of Musical Moments Piano Studio
  • 1999 - present ~ Piano Accompanist

I accompany various violin, viola and cello studios in the Austin area in master classes, recitals and concerts.  I also accompany high school and middle school band students for UIL solos.

  • 1999 - present ~ Piano Judge

 National Guild of Piano TeachersAustin District Music Teachers Association  and the Texas Federation of Music Clubs.  I judge and critique piano students locally and internationally in live and taped auditions.

  • 2003 - present ~ Staff Accompanist

Austin Suzuki AcademyI accompany string performance classes and concerts.

  • 2016 - present ~ Piano Teacher

St. Stephen's Episcopal School.  I teach private piano lessons for grades 6 - 12, for credit or enrichment.

  • 2001 - 2006 ~ Piano Teacher

Trinity Episcopal School. I taught private lessons for the After the Bell school program.

  • 1997 - 1999 ~ Music Appreciation & History Teacher

Texas Summer Music AcademyI taught at a summer music camp for 3rd through 5th graders.  The courses emphasized the various periods of music literature, the lives of the composers, opera stories and literature, and jazz history and literature.

  • 1987 - 1994 ~ Music & Preschool Teacher

St. Matthew’s Episcopal Day School.  I developed and taught music classes for ages 12 months to Kindergarten.  The music program included singing, movement, rhythm activities, developing listening skills and learning musical concepts.  I also played the piano for all chapel services and other school programs.  In addition to teaching music, I taught three-year-olds for five years and I designed the Toddler Program and taught ages 12 to 36 months for two years.

  • 1989 - 1994 ~ Consultant & Workshop Presenter

Sebastian & Associates.  I prepared and presented music and early childhood education/certification workshops to early childhood caregivers around the state of Texas.

 PUBLICATIONS