Bachelor of Music in Violin, University of Michigan, 1952; Master of Music in Violin, Boston Conservatory, 1968.
Teacher, Fairfax County Public Schools, Virginia, 1967-1988; conductor, Levine School of Music, Washington, District of Columbia, since 1989; violinist (1st violin), Virginia Chamber Orchestra, Annandale, Virginia, since 1971; violinist (concertmaster), Fairfax Symphony Orchestra, 1967-1974; violinist, Free Lance, Greater Washington, since 1970; violnist (1st), Dominion String Quartet, Alexandria, Virginia, since 1989; conductor, regional orchestras, Roanke, Virginia Beach, Richmond, Harrisonburg, 1984-1990. Concertmaster Mount Vernon Chamber Orchestra, Alexandria, 1970-1982. Board directors Fairfax Symphony, 1970-1973, Virginia Chamber Orchestra, 1978-1981.
Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.
Different kinds of small groups inside the overall Methodist movement should be encouraged to developed, so that both leaders and members of the societies could receive support and challenge in their faith.
Information specialist National Gallery of Art, Washington District of Columbia, since 1991. Committee member Young Soloists of National Symphony, since 1986. Fellow American Federation of Musicians (local 161-710), American String Teachers Association, Music Educator's National Conference, Virginia Music Educator's Association, Sigma Alpha Iota (Washington Alumnae chapter, president Alpha chapter Ann Arbor Michigan 1951-1952, Boston chtp. president 1960-1962).
Member Straford Women's Club (vice president 1989-1991), Friday Morning Music Club (strings coordinator since 1989).
Married Robert M. Schwaner, August 16, 1952. Children: Janet Lucille, Daniel Martin, Carl Robert.