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Longview, WA
Studio (360) 423-3072


Master of Music, magna cum laude, May 1986, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA. Major in Piano Performance.
Bachelor of Music, cum laude, May 1984, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA. Major in Piano Performance.
Private Piano Instruction, Doris Hall, 1971 - 1980, Longview, WA.
Private Piano Instruction, Warren Cross, 1969 - 1971, Longview, WA.


  • Hilda Kramer Music Scholarship 1984
  • Pacific Lutheran University Scholarship 1980 - 1984
  • Pacific Lutheran University Talent Award 1980 - 1984
  • Longview Pioneer Lions Club Scholarship 1980
  • Washington State Music Teachers Association Scholarship 1980
  • Washington State Parent Teachers Association Scholarship 1980
  • Washington State Automobile Dealers Association Scholarship 1980
  • Southwest Washington Civic Symphony Scholarship 1980
  • Abbotsford, B. C. Lions Club Scholarship 1980


  • "Superior" rating, Piano Solo - Greater Spokane Music and Allied Arts Festival 1982
  • Winner of "Young Artist Competition" - Performance of Piano Concerto with S.W.W. Civic Symphony, Longview, WA 1980
  • First Place trophies, Senior Division, SWWMEA Percussion Contest 1980
  • Piano Soloist Delegate, Cowlitz Chapter, WSMTA Auditions 1978-1980
  • John Philip Sousa Band Award, Mark Morris High School, Longview, WA 1980
  • "Outstanding Percussionist" Award, Abbotsford International Band Festival, Abbotsford, B.C. 1979
  • Member of the National Honor Society, Cowlitz County, 1978
  • "Superior" ratings and "Excellent" ratings SWWMEA Piano Solo Contests 1971 - 1980
  • "Superior" rating and District Winner, American College of Musicians/National Guild of Piano Teachers 1997


  • Piano Recitals, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA 1980-1986
  • Solo Piano Recital, McClelland Arts Center, Longview, WA 1984 & 1986
  • Solo Piano Recital, Performance Auditorium, Gottingen, West Germany 1983
  • Percussionist, Pacific Lutheran University Symphony Orchestra, Tacoma, WA 1980-1982
  • Piano Concerto performance "Junior Artist of the Year", Southwest Washington Civic Symphony 1980
  • Percussionist, Southwest Washington Civic Symphony, Longview, WA 1979-1980
  • Percussionist, "Messiah" performance, Longview Symphony Ensemble 1979-1980
  • Percussionist, Western States Honor Band, Bellingham, WA 1980
  • Percussionist and Keyboardist, Mark Morris High School Concert and Pep Bands, Longview, WA 1978-1980


  • Private Piano Instructor, Longview, WA 1984 to present
  • Private Piano Instructor (Lecturer), Paific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA 1987-1992
  • Theory Instructor, Summer Piano Institute, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA 1987 & 1988
  • Teaching Assistant, Mark Morris High School Band, Longview, WA 1979-1980
    Other work experience
    Church Musician (Pianist, Organist), Bethany Lutheran Church, Longview, WA 1984-1994
    Piano Salesman (summers), Korten's Music Store, Longview, WA 1979-1980


  • Masterlessons Chairman, WSMTA Tacoma Chapter, 2000 to present date
  • Advisory Board, Southwest Washington Youth Symphony 1997 to present date
  • Participation in OMTA Classical Festivals 1997 to present date
  • Auditions Chairman, WSMTA, Cowlitz Chapter 1996 to 2000
  • Participation in MTNA Competitions, Junior High School/High School 1994-1996
  • Participation in annual District IV Playoffs 1992 to present date
  • Participation in annual WSMTA Auditions 1988 to present date
  • Participation in annual MENC Piano Solo Contests 1988 to present date
  • Vice President, WSMTA Cowlitz Chapter, 1988-1989
  • Scholarship Chairman, WSMTA Cowlitz Chapter, 1987, 1990-1995


  • Member of National Federation of Musical Clubs 1997 to present
  • Member of OMTA, Portland Chapter 1996 to present
  • Member of WSMTA, Tacoma Chapter 1995 to present
  • State Certification, WSMTA - Permanent Professional Certificate 1995 to present
  • National Certification, MTNA, Professional Certificate 1988 to present
  • Member of WSMTA, Cowlitz Chapter 1987 to 2000
  • State Certification, WSMTA - Professional Certificate 1988-1995


Dr. Calvin Knapp, Professor of Music (Piano) (Retired)
Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA

Richard Farner, Professor of Music (Piano)
Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA

Dr. Jay Mauchley, Professor of Music (Piano)
University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho
Dr. Wayne Johnson, Professor of Music (Piano)
Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA

Harold Gray, Professor of Music (Piano)
Portland State University, Portland, OR

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