Student Piano Lower Conservatory, Chicago Museum College, 1942. Bachelor of Music, Northwestern University, 1951.
Performer, accompanist, Chicago, since 1942. Cellist San Antonio Symphony, 1949. Teacher class piano and strings Park Ridge (Illinois) School District, 1951-1952.
Freelance musician various movie, television, and recording studios, Los Angeles, 1952-1961. Cellist Lawrence Welk Orchestra, 1961-1978. Private teacher piano and cello Palos Verdes, California, since 1978.
Co-director Deveny Music Science, since 1991.
Member Daughters of the American Revolution, Music Teachers National Association, Music Teachers Association California (president South Bay 1983-1987, 91-92, 1999-2000).
Married Glenn Lindquist Harris, August 5, 1950 (divorced April 1963). Children: Charlotte Armede, Catherine Elizabeth. Married Edwin Rountree Deveny, February 16, 1991.