Bachelor of Music, Baylor University, 1958. Master of Music, University Colorado, 1959.
Opera singer, various opera companies, Europe, 1963-1970; professor music, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, since 1969; director, Opera at Rutgers, New Brunswick, since 1974.
Member National Association Teachers of Singing, National Opera Association (board directors. Winner awards for productions of Belisario, Cosi, and La Boheme).
Married William Piatt Mooney, January 13, 1961. Children: Sean, Will.