Bachelor of Medicine, University Utah, 1969. MM, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1971.
English horn and assistant first oboe San Antonio Symphony, 1971-1974. Associate first oboe and English horn Utah Symphony, Salt Lake City, since 1974. Adjunct professor University Utah, since 1980, Weber College, Ogden, Utah, since 1992, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, since 1996.
Recording artist (movie scores, albums), Salt Lake City, since 1980. Soloist International double reed Conference, Las Vegas, 1987.
Married Edward J. Gornik, April 6, 1972. Children: Edward Joseph III, Alexei Jacqueline.