Beginning with piano and organ lessons at age 7, music has long been a big part of my life. While I was studying at the University of Redlands, I discovered a new love-accompanying. Playing piano with my colleagues in their recitals and exams on trumpet, trombone, violin, saxophone and voice quickly became my new passion.
In addition, I studied piano pedagogy and became fascinated by the art of teaching. As part of my pedagogical course work, I taught my first private piano students at the age of 18. Ever since then, I have maintained a private piano studio in addition to performing as a collaborative artist.