Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, Potsdam, 1958. Master of Science, Western Michigan University, 1963. Student, Ithaca, College, 1961.
Student, Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria, 1960.
Director orchestra Bainbridge Center School, Bainbridge, New York, 1958-1961. Orchestra director Springfield Center School, Battle Creek, Michigan, 1961-1963. Orchestra and band director Greenlawn Elementary School, Bainbridge, 1969-1977.
Orchestra director Bainbridge-Guilford Center School, since 1977. First violinist Binghamton Symphony Orchestra, Binghamton, New York, 1958-1961, 65-89, Battle Creek Symphony Orchestra, 1961-1964, British Columbia Pops, Binghamton, since 1982. Guest conductor, All Company Orchestra, Binghamton, 1982-1988, All City Orchestra, Syracuse, New York, 1987.
Member Music Educators National Conference, New York State School Music Association (public relations representative 1985-1989), New York State Union Institute Teachers, American Federation Musicians, Bainbridge Guilford Teachers Association.
Married Paul Douglas Niles. Children: Kimberly Sue Niles Bliss, Jeffrey Scott.