Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Redlands in California; studied with John Golz. Further studies at the University of Iowa under Charles Tregor. Played with Francesco Trio in Grinnell, Iowa for three years, from 1969-1972. Principal viola of Spokane Symphony from 1975 to 2000. Studied strings pedagogy, including Suzuki classes, under Mimi Zweig at Indiana University in 2002. Performed with the Spokane String Quartet for 19 years, including tours in Germany and Taiwan. Performs with Tedesca Piano Quartet. Faculty member at Holy Names Music Center since 1993. Faculty Representative on Holy Names Music Center’s Board of Trustees.