Bachelor of Science in music education, New York University, 1964. Master of Science in music education, Queens College, 1966. Professional diploma, Long Island University, 1994.
Music teacher Southern Huntington Schools, Huntington Station, New York, 1964—1968. Soprano singer self employed, Long Island, 1976—1980. Choral teacher Sachem Schools, Holtsville, 1980—1986.
Choral director Kings Park (New York ) Schools, 1986—1996. Director fine and performing arts Hauppauge (New York ) Schools, since 1996.
Past president New York School Council of Administrator of Music Education, Suffolk County, since 1996, Suffolk County Music Education Associate, since 1964. Fellow member Parent-Teachers Association, Southern Huntington, 1964—1969, Kings Park, 1975—1985, Hauppauge, since 1996. Member of New York State Council Administrator of Music Education, Elementary Secondary Parent-Teachers Association Southern Huntington New York (life).
Married John R. Gallarello, August 1, 1965. Children: Victoria Angela, Josephine M., John Amedeo.