Bachelor of Music in Music Education, University Hartford, 1969. Bachelor of Music in Piano Pedagogy, University Hartford, 1969. Master of Education in Fine Arts, Fitchburg State College, 1991.
Vocal music teacher Avon Middle School, Connecticut, 1969—1970. Vocal/general music teacher Canton Public Schools, 1981—1994, head music teacher, 1989—1994, music department chair, 1994—2004. Vocal music teacher Canton Junior High School, High School, 1994—1997.
Vocal music, music theory & technical Canton High School, 1994—2004. Private piano teacher Hartt School Studio, Connecticut, 1970—2004, Simsbury Home, Connecticut, 1970—2004, home studio, Fayetteville, North Carolina, since 2004.
Member Canton Creative Arts Council, Connecticut, 1982—2002. Board member, president Simsbury Summer Theater for Youth, 1985—1995. Accompanist, orchestra member Theater Guild Simsbury, 1988—1994.
Member professional development consortium Farmington Valley Schools, Farmington Valley, 1989—1991. Member, music department representative Canton Parents for Music, 1990—2004. Music director, accompanist Canton Benefits Productions, 1993—1994.
Member education advisory board Hartford Symphony Orchestra, 1990—1992. Curriculum revision committee member Canton Public Schools, 1992—2004. Organist, accompanist, soloist various churches, 1970—2004.
Organ scholar participant Music Ministry of St. Patrick Church, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 2005—2006. Member of National Education Association, American Choral Directors Association, National Association Music Education.
Married Stephan Patrick Barnicle, August 23, 1969. Children: Michael, Patricia, Daniel, Kevin.