I teach 7-12 Band at Blue Earth Area School, including, Concert Band, Varsity Band, HS Jazz Ensemble, HS Pep Band, 7th Grade Band, Summer Marching Band, and instrumental lessons.  I started my teaching in the Blue Earth Area District in the fall of 2000.  I am a 1979 graduate of Westmar College, LeMars, Ia, graduating with an Instrumental Education degree with emphasis on piano performance. My teaching positions prior to Blue Earth Area include: 7-12 Band and Vocal in the Storden-Jeffers School District in Minnesota, 5-12 Band in the Lincoln Central School District-Gruver, Iowa and 9-12 Bands in the Estherville-Lincoln Central School District-Esterville, Iowa.

In addition to my duties at Blue Earth Area, I have a private lesson studio teaching piano, guitar, bass guitar, drumset, trumpet, and saxophone lessons.  I also am the piano accompanist for the Trinity Lutheran church Choir, Blue Earth as well as the Praise Team Director and accompanist. I enjoy doing woodworking, stained glass, outside activities and spending time with my 7 grandchildren.