Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance and Pedagogy, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, 1997. Master of Music in Piano, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1999. Doctor in Musical Arts, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2002.
Assistant professor music piano West Liberty University, West Virginia, 2002—2007, concert artist series coordinator, since 2004, associate professor music piano, since 2007.
Musician: (songs) (solo piano recital) Pittsburgh Concert Society (winner, 2009), Missouri Music Teachers Association, Chatham University, Mary Baldwin College, Wilkes University, Hollins University, Alderson-Broaddus College, Fairmont State University, Shepherd University, Narthex Recital Series, First Presbyterian Church, Johnstown Chamber Music Society, Steinway Society Western Pennsylvania, Franciscan University, Blue Ridge Community College Concert Series, Concord University, Beckley Concert Association.
Member of West Virginia Music Teachers' Association (2nd vice president 2005-2007).