She is a bassoon player, conductor and teacher who
took her musical studies at Dickinson State College and the Eastman School
of Music. She carried on to
take further studies in London, England and Tel Aviv, Israel.
In her life as a professional musician she has regularly
performed with several of her local chamber ensembles as well as the Chamber
Winds, Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, the Edmonton Wind Ensemble and the New
Edmonton Wind Sinfonia.
As a conductor she has led the Edmonton Philharmonic
Orchestra since 1997.
In the world of musical education she has been on the
faculties of several teaching establishments including the Elk Island
County, Grant McEwan College, Wind & Percussion Departments at King’s
University College and the University of Alberta’s Department of Music. She has also worked with several of
the Edmonton public schools, been an adjudicator at various local music
festivals including the Edmonton Cantando Festival in 2010, given woodwind instruction
at the Albert Summer Music Workshops and the West Coast Amateur Music Festival
and been a clinician at Windworks.
Edmonton Wind Ensemble recordings
Snake Fence Country (Howard Cable)
CBC Records SMCD 5165
Conductor – Harry Pinchin
Liners Notes: Snake Fence Country