Bachelor of Music Education, Wichita State University, 1968. Master of Vocal Performance, Florida State University, 1986.
Choral music director De Laura Junior High, Satellite Beach, Florida, 1969—1970, Bullen Junior High, Kenosha, Wisconsin, 1972—1973, Volga (South Dakota) Junior-Senior High, 1984—1986. Assistant professor voice University Wisconsin, Stevens Point, 1986—1991. Adjunct professor vocal music California State University, San Bernardino, 1991—1993.
Coordinator vocal music Walnut Hill School, Natick, Massachusetts, 1994—1998. Associate professor voice Viterbo University, La Crosse, Wisconsin, since 1998.
Member of American Choral Directors Association, National Association Teachers Singing (vice president Rhode Island chapter 1996-1998, recording secretary Wisconsin chapter 2002-2005).
Daughter of John Alfred and Anita Avanelle Barnett. Divorced; children: Amy Christine Saladino Chorney, Joel Bryant.