Bachelor of Medicine in Music Education, Salem College, 1959; Fulbright Certified in Organ, Conservatory of Music, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 1961; MM in Organ, Syracuse University, 1963; DMA in Choral Music, University of Southern California, 1980.
Organist, choir director United Church, Fayetteville, New York, 1961-1967. Choral, general music teacher Fayetteville Manlius School District, 1963-1967. Vocal music teacher United States Grant High School, Van Nuys, California, 1967-1980.
Organist United Church Christ Congregational, Claremont, 1981-1983. Organist, choir director St. Matthias Episcopalian Church, Whittier, 1983-1994. Organist First United Methodist Church, Pasadena, 2000—2003, Santa Monica, 2006—2007.
Professor music, college organist Whittier College, 1982-1998, coordinator women's studies, 1995-1998, distinguished service professor music, 1998—1999, professor emerita, since 1999. Singer Los Angeles Master Chorale, 1972-1986. Visiting instructor of key board theory, Los Angeles Valley College, Van Nuys, 1980-1981, spring 1982.
Board directors, program chair, sub-dean, dean Pasadena chapter American Guild of Organists, California, 1991-1995, dean, 1998-1999, south coast district convenor, 1999-2004, Region IX councillor, 2004-2010. Vice president Mader Corporation, 2005-2010, president, since 2010. Resident director for Denmark's International Study Program, Whittier College, 1994.
Member National Organization of Women, International Alliance for Women in Music (treasurer 1997-2000, vice president 2000-2003), American Guild Organists, Organ History Society, Rio Hondo Symphony Guild, Whittier Cultural Arts Foundation, Feminist Majority, Pi Kappa Lambda, Mu Phi Epsilon.
Married Jon Marshall Nobert (divorced January 1980).