Bachelor in Music, Wellesley College, 1958; Master of Arts in Music History, University of California, Berkeley, 1962; Doctor of Philosophy in Music History, University of California, Berkeley, 1971.
Instructor, U. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1968-1972;
assistant professor department music history and musicology, Eastman School Music, Rochester, New York, 1972-1973, 74-75;
lecturer, instructor women's studies, music and continuing education, Portland (Oregon) State University, 1976-1980;
instructor flute, Reed College, Portland, 1979-1981;
assistant professor department music, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1981-1984;
associate professor, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1984-1993;
professor, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, since 1993;
chairman music history and literature area, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1983-1987, 97-;
member of faculty senate, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1983-1986, 97-. Lecturer women's studies program Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, spring 1979;visiting assistant professor department music Oregon State University, 1980-1981. Lecturer in field, since 1969.
Flutist American Wind Symphony, summer 1958, Cabrillo Music Festival, 1963-1964. Assistant principal flutist Oakland Symphony Orchestra, 1962-1965. Free-lance Baroque flutist, New York City, 1975-1977.
Numerous recitals and chamber music concerts on modern and Baroque flute, 1964-1985.
(Women Making Music: The Western Art Tradition, 1150-1950)
Board directors Early Music Guild Oregon, 1981, Early Music Now, Milwaukee, 1989-1992. Member American Museum Instrument Society (review editor Journal 1976-1981, board governors 1988-1991), American Musicological Society (council 1982-1984, chairman performance committee, 1998-2000, member, chairman Noah Greenberg award committee 1987-1989), College Music Society (secretary committee on status of women 1972-1974, member committee 1992-1996, teacher Summer Institute 1993), Society for Ethnomusicology (council 1995-1998, chairman constitution revision committee 1996-2000), American Women Composers (editorial board 1992-1994), International Association Women in Music (editorial board 1995-2002), Association Women in Education (vice chairman, chairman University Wisconsin- Milwaukee 1985-1987).