University of Minnesota
- PhD Musicology
West Virginia University
- MM Music History
University of Michigan
- MM Music Education/Horn
- BM Music Education/Horn
- Professor, University of St. Thomas
Music History Curriculum
Studio Horn - Website, click HERE
- Instructor, UMinnesota-Duluth
- Instructor, College of Saint Scholastica
Brass Methods and Ensemble
- Swing Sisterhood Big Band
- Principal Horn (former), Early Music Orchestra
- Principal Horn (former), Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra
- Principal Horn (former), NOTE Opera Orchestra
- Third/Second Horn (former), Duluth-Superior Symphony
- Third Horn (former), Breckenridge Festival Orchestra
Collaborative Chamber Musician
- Ruach Quartet
- Bald Eagle Wind Quintet
- Suite 2th
- The Improfs
Peers who have
- Christopher Wilkinson
- Catherine Parsons Smith
- Denise von Glahn
- Lawrence Schenbeck
- Alex Lubet
- Eileen Hayes
- Kelly Harness
- Doris Evans McGinty
- Graham Wood
- Travis Stimeling
- Gayle Murchison
- Jim Hepokoski
Soulsinging: Songs of a Wounded Princess (in manuscript)
"Brass Bodies Study Offers New Understanding on the Distinctive Physicality of Female Brass Musicians," International Musician, January 2020.
"Female Brass Players Negotiate Change: A Report of Selected Survey Data from the Brass Bodies Study," National Association of Wind and Percussion Instructors (Fall 2019)
"Female Brass Musicians Address Gender Parity, Gender Equity, and Sexual Harassment, A Preliminary Report on Data from the Brass Bodies Study," Societies 9/1 (March 2019)
"Dirty Love: Frank Zappa and the Antithetical Love Song," Rock Music Studies 23/1 (March 2018)
"Rockin' it Local: Women's Rock Bands in the Twin Cities." In A History of Womens' Bands in the United States, ed. Jill Sullivan. Rowan and Littlefield, 2017.
"Recovery Blues: Healing the Musical Self." In Notes of Hope, Stories of Musicians Coping with Injuries, ed. David Vining. Mountain Peak Music, 2014.
“Working After Breast Cancer Treatment: Lessons from Musicians,” Medical Problems of Performing Artists, Dec. 2012 (co-authored with Charles Gessert, Jean Giebenhain, and Lisa Starr).
“Livelihood vs. Life: The Occupational Well-Being of Women Musician Survivors of Breast Cancer,” Medical Problems of Performing Artists, March 2012 (co-authored with Charles Gessert, Jean Giebenhain, and Lisa Starr.)
“Hearing the Other in ‘Masque of Blackness.’” In Blackness in Opera: How Race and Blackness Play Out in Opera, ads. Naomi André, Karen M. Bryan, and Eric Saylor, 32-54. University of Illinois Press, 2012.
“Shaping Uplift Through Music,” Black Music Research Journal, Spring 2009.
“Harriett Gibbs Marshall and Musical Spectacle at the Washington Conservatory.” In More than the Blues: Black Women in Music, eds. Linda Williams and Eileen Hayes. University of Illinois Press, 2007.
“Debuting Her Political Voice: The Lost Opera of Shirley Graham Du Bois,” Black Music Research Journal, Spring 2006, 39-88.
And Many More...who have encouraged me throughout this wonderfully crazy journey of Life.
- Nicholas J. Perrini
- Gail Williams
- Marie Louise Nuenecker
- Denise Tryon
- Ellen Dinwiddie Smith
- Rene Pagan
- Nancy Sullivan
- Marsha Palmer
- Mina Kaiser
- Priscilla McAffee
- Elaine Davis
- Arkady Shilkloper