Bachelor of Music in Performance magna cum laude, Shenandoah Conservatory, Winchester, Virginia, 1991. Master of Music, San Francisco State University, 1995.
Adjunct professor music Solano Community College, Fairfield, California, 1998—2000. Adjunct assistant professor flute and music theory Shenandoah Conservatory, Shenandoah University, since 2003. Faculty advisor Sigma Alpha Iota, Gamma Gamma Chapter, Winchester, since 2007.
Volunteer John Kerr Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization, Winchester, 2007—2008.
Married John Romano, July 10, 1993. Children: Kevin, Lelia.