Bachelor Music Education cum laude, Central Methodist College, 1952. Postgraduate, University Michigan, 1952. Postgraduate, University Missouri, Columbia, 1964.
Postgraduate, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1974.
Band director Leavenworth (Kansas) public schools, 1952-1954, Excelsior Springs (Missouri) public schools, 1954-1958, Ruskin High School, Hickman Mills, Missouri, 1958-1964, Central Methodist College, Fayette, 1964-1966, Richmond (Missouri) public schools, 1967-1981, Stet Public Schools, 1967-1973, Polo (Missouri) public schools, 1982-1990. Retired, 1990
Director band in Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, California, 1960, several televised half-time shows for Kansas City Chiefs football games, also Kansas City Royals and St. Louis Cardinals. Adjudicator, clinician at festivals and contests in Midwest and Canada, since 1964.
Member World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, National Band Association, Women Band Directors International, Missouri Bandmasters' Association, Texas Bandmasters' Association, Music Educators National Conference, Missouri Music Educators Association, Phi Beta Mu.
Married Raymond Kenneth Seward, August 21, 1952 (deceased December 1980). Children: Steven Kenneth, Lynn Annette Seward Fryer.