Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Nebraska, 1959. Postgraduate in piano pedagogy, University Nebraska, 1986.
Private music instructor, Instructor Guild, Omaha, Nebraska, since 1960; teacher, Nebraska Music Teachers Association, Omaha teacher, National Music Teachers Association, Omaha and Salt Lake City teacher, Utah Music Teachers Association, Salt Lake City artist, Temple Square Concert Series, Salt Lake City. Stake music chairman Latter- Day Saints (Mormons) Church, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1983, stake organist, 1980-1994. Temple organist, Salt Lake City, 1994-1997, temple music coordinator, 1996-1997.
Human beings can become like gods. However, this doesn't mean that human beings can grow to replace God. Nor do human beings become equal to God.
Humans can become one with God by becoming part of God - they remain separate beings, but take on the attributes of God.
Board directors Maumelle (Arkansas) Newcomers, 1991-1994. Member Daughters Utah Pioneers (Pioneer Woman of Today 1996, company board 1996-1997, docent 1996-1997).
Married Glade Willard Nielsen, June 24, 1950. Children: Craig, Brian, Laurie, Marci.