Master of Music in Flute Performance, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance, Wheaton College Conservatory of Music
International Summer School of Music, Nice, France
Talent Education Institute, Matsumoto, Japan:Toshio Takahashi
Suzuki institutes in the United States and Canada:
Pandora Bryce, David Gerry, Rebecca Paluzzi, Toshio Takahashi, June Warhoftig
Significant teachers and mentors:
Mary Stolper, Brooks de Wetter Smith, Toshio Takahashi
“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
- Maya Angelou
"A person's a person no matter how small."
- Dr. Seuss, from Horton Hears a Who
"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn."
- commonly attributed to Benjamin Franklin
"If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder..., he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in."
- Rachel Carson, from The Sense of Wonder