Student, Colorado Women's College, 1951. Student, Aspen Music Camp, 1951. Studied with, Rudolph Firkusny, 1953.
Bachelor of Science, Mannes College New School Music, New York City, 1954.
Associate food editor, Look magazine, New York City, 1956-1961; food editor, Status magazine, New York City, 1961-1962; food editor, Ladie's Home Journal, New York City, 1964-1966; photographic stylist, Gourmet magazine, New York City, 1961-1964; freelance writer, photographic stylist, Gourmet magazine, New York City, 1965-1975; president, owner, Willettta Enterprises, advertising agency, Twin Falls, 1976-1984; food columinst, music and arts critic, Times News, 1978-1987; duo-piano partner with Robert Starer,, New York City, Woodstock, New York, since 1991; private piano teacher,, Saugerties, New York, since 1991. Made feasibility study of restaurant situation in Israel, unites states department State International Cooperation Administration Point 4 Program, Washington and Israel, 1960. Artist-in-residence Holy Cross Concert Series, Kingston, New York, since 1994.
Board directors Northwest Opera Association, 1984-1987. President board directors Woodstock Lyric Theatre, 1994-2000. Vice president board directors Woodstock Chamber Orchestra, since 1993.
Chairman Friends of the Maverick Concerts Inc., Woodstock, New York, since 1999, board directors, since 2007. Member National Federation Music Clubs, Music Teachers National Association (certified), Kingston Music Society.
Married David Jacob Bar-Illan, September 3, 1954 (divorced). Children: Daniela, Jeremy Oscar.