Doctor of Musical Arts degree in trumpet performance from the University of North
Texas, a Master of Music degree in jazz studies from the University of Northern Colorado,
and a Bachelor of Music degree in music education from Colorado State University.
Appeared as the solo trumpet chair of The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra and
toured internationally while holding a jazz trumpet chair with the Grammy-nominated
UNT One O'Clock Lab Band
Appeared on 23 commercially released albums in both jazz and classical idioms
Presented research at the Jazz Education Network Annual Conference, the Annual Conference
of the International Trumpet Guild, the International Conference on the Blues, the
International Music by Women Festival, and the Conference on the Harlem Renaissance.