Bachelor of Music, Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, 1968. M.Music Education, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, 1970. Orff Schulwerk level III, New England Conservator, Boston, 1978.
Choral director Duxbury Intermediate School, Massachusetts, 1970—1981. Director choral activities Duxbury High School, 1981—1992. Elementary music specialist Duxbury Elementary School, 1992—2002, Chandler Primary School, 1992—2002, Duxbury Middle School, since 1992.
Director Citrus Springs Community Chorus, 2002—2006. Associate director Citrus Concert Band, since 2004.
The use of force should be supported, but only in extreme situations and only when the need is clear beyond reasonable doubt, and through appropriate international organizations.
Teacher representative Chandler School Improvement Council, Duxbury, 1998—2001. Artistic director/coordinator Pilgrim Progress Re-enactments, Plymouth, 1980—1983. Commissioned deaconess United Methodist Church, since 2010.
Board directors Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra, 1989—1992. Board trustees, treasurer Plymouth United Methodist Church, 1992—1995. Member of Duxbury Teachers Association (building representative), Massachusetts Music Educators Association, Southeasternn Massachusetts Bandmasters Association (secretary 1977-1979), American Orff Schulwerk Association (New England chapter middle school liaison 1974-1976), Persephone's Daughters (singer).
Married Seth Eldon Gordon, December 27, 1971.