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  A dedicated performer with a strong background in collaboration, coaching, and teaching. 

  Excellent communicator with a keen ability to identify and adapt to individuals’ learning styles.

  Experienced speaker/presenter. Previous business career developed exceptional organizational,

  leadership, and marketing skills.



    Bowling Green State University                                                                                                                                           May 2012

    • Master of Music Performance: Collaborative Piano: GPA 4.0                                                         Bowling Green, Ohio

        Piano professors: Thomas Rosenkranz, Robert Shannon, Kevin Bylsma

    • Teaching Assistantship: Accompanist with the Choral Department

        Awards: First place Duo in 12th Dr. Marjorie Conrad Art Song Competition—2011

    University of Toledo                                                                                                                                                                    Aug 1991 

    • Bachelor of Music: Piano Performance: Cum Laude                                                                                             Toledo, Ohio 

        Piano professors: Frances Renzi, Michael Boyd


    University of Toledo                                                                                                                                               Sept 2022 to present

   • Class Piano Instructor                                                                                                                                 Aug 2016 to May 2018           

   • Teach Class Piano Levels I through IV to music majors.                                                                                        Toledo, Ohio

   • Music Director/Vocal Coach/Pianist

   • Music Director/Harpsichordist: UT Opera Ensemble—Dido and Aeneas—Purcell, Fall 2017.

   • Collaborative Pianist for Vocal/Instrumental students for lessons, juries, recitals, competitions, and master classes.

   • Collaborative Pianist for Faculty Voice Recitals.  Art Song pianist/vocal coach for Janus Vocal Arts Festival 2017.


    Clausius Home Studio                                                                                                                      1982 to 2002/2007 to present

    Private Piano Instructor                                                                                                                                                          Toledo, Ohio 

   • Teach beginning through advanced level students piano technique, theory, and applicable history.

       Prepare students for recitals, festivals, auditions, and other performing opportunities. 

    Independent Artist/Musician                                                                                                                                        1980 to present

    Collaborative Pianist/Coach, Music Director, and Organist:                                                               NE Ohio, SW Michigan

   • Collaborates/coaches vocalists, instrumentalists, and choirs for public and television performances,   

       private recitals, competitions, and auditions. Accompanist for vocal/instrumental majors’ recitals and

       juries at area Universities.  Lead Keyboardist in pit orchestra with Toledo Rep (2014), Music Director of

       Tomfoolery with the Village Players (2016)   Music Director of Assassins with Village Players (2019) 

       Chamber and Solo artist for several area events/concerts. Vocal Coach BGSU Summer Vocal Arts 2019.

   St. Andrew's Episcopal Church                                                                                                               January 2020 to Sept 2022

    Minister of Music                                                                                                                                                                        Toledo, Ohio

  • Organist/Pianist for all religious services

  • Director of Adult Vocal and Bell Choirs

  • Prepared and chose music for all services, including choir anthems


   Substitute Church Musician                                                                                                                                     May 2017 to 2019

    Organist/Pianist                                                                                                                                                                          Toledo, Ohio

    • Plays organ/piano as needed for services, choir rehearsals, weddings and funerals.

    Trinity Episcopal Church                                                                                                                                  Aug 2015 to May 2017

    Organist/Pianist/Harpsichordist                                                                                                                                         Toledo, Ohio

    • Accompanied choir for weekly rehearsals and services. Led worship on organ and piano for two services

        of different styles. Accompanied soloists and instrumentalists/ensembles for special music presentations.

   Hope Lutheran Church                                                                                                                                       Aug 2014 to Aug 2015

    Organist/Pianist                                                                                                                                                                         Toledo, Ohio

    • Led worship on piano/organ for two traditional services with choir and keyboard for one praise band

        service per week. Accompanied soloists for special music and choir rehearsals.

    Owens Community College: Toledo Campus                                                                    Aug 2008 to 2010, 2014 to 2015  

    Adjunct Faculty: Accompanist                                                                                                                                     Perrysburg, Ohio

    • Accompanied Owens Community Choir and private vocal and instrumental students for lessons, juries

        and graduation recitals.

   Toledo School for the Arts                                                                                                                                Sept 2007 to May 2014

    Private Piano Instructor                                                                                                                                                           Toledo, Ohio

    • Taught weekly private piano lessons to students in grades 6-12; beginners through advanced levels.

    Danberry Realtors                                                                                                                                                                 2000 to 2010

    Licensed Residential Realtor                                                                                                                                                  Toledo, Ohio

    • Licensed Realtor in Toledo since 1992. Lifetime Million Dollar Club Member.

    • Career Volume exceeded $34,000,000. Participated by invitation in the Toledo Board of Realtors

        Leadership Development Program. Professional Designations received: ABR, CRS, SRES, and E-Pro.



    Toledo Piano Teacher’s Association                                                                                                1990—1994, 2013 to present

    Co-President—Shared presidential responsibilities with Joy Morin                                                                   2017 to 2019

    Program Chair: Coordinated monthly presentation topics and scheduled speakers.                                 2015 to 2017

                                       Produced Centennial Celebration Concert at University of Toledo                                        May 2017

                                       Website Administrator/Designer                                                                                        July 2019 to 2021

    Ohio Music Teacher’s Association/Music Teacher’s National Association                                        Mar 2011 to present

                                       President-Elect, Membership Chair: OMTA Northwest District                 May 2020 to May 2022

                                       President  OMTA: Northwest District                                                                           May 2022 to present

    Monday Musicale                                                                                                                                                     Sept 2014 to present

                                       Performing Member

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