Classical Voice Training
Classical Voice Training
Private vocal training and music theory studies for 6 plus years. In loving memory of my teachers to whom I owe a debt of gratitude, Theda Torlai and Flora Dane.
Active choral member during academic studies.
Guitar – music studies
Private guitar studies with Pete Bonaskiewich owner of CornerStone Fine Instruments and Music, Clermont.
Continuing my studies with Pete Bonaskiewich which began in 2009 to the present day. This allows me to deepen my music theory studies
through practical application on the guitar. My love of the instrument has fueled my passion to
continue developing my skills both as a musician and teacher.
Flute – music studies
Private flute studies with Michelle Territo, Flutist at Disney, Charlotte Symphony, and Flute Teacher at Valencia College
Began my studies in 2014 to the present day. This has been a great addition to my love of music both learning to sight read and gaining even a deeper understanding of phrasing and music composition.
Lake Sumter State College Music Theory and Composition
Broward College Music Studies and Theatre Arts
Edison College English and Composition
Songwriting with Pat Pattison from Berklee College of Music
Professional Songwriting Coaching with Marty Dodson, Multi #1 Country Songwriter and
Founder of Songtown
Musician as Entrepreneur with Artists House
New Artist Model. Series of classes by various artists including Dave Kusek, CEO of Berkley
Music Industry Blueprint with Rick Barker, manager of Taylor Swift
Acting Award from the Florida College Arts Assoc., in 1993 for my work as an actress in the colleges Theatre Arts Program
Academic Achievement Award for Writing, in 1999 Awarded First Place for “The Holocaust Memorial Essay Competition”
Athletic Achievements, Blending Sport and Art
Member of the United States Figure Skating Association. I studied and competed in both Freestyle and Ice Dance disciplines. I was honored to have two Olympic Skating coaches, Paul Duchesnay and Joseph Druar during my years of study on the ice.
In 2007 I completed the Goofy Challenge at the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend. This event consists of a half marathon distance of 13.1 miles on Saturday followed the next day, Sunday by a full marathon distance of 26.2 miles.
Studied the Martial Art of Kyudo. The Japanese Way of the Bow. Kyudo practice encourages the development of self-control and insight into the complex interplay between mind and body. Practicing Kyudo develops poise, character, and refinement. Ultimately, Kyudo liberates the finest qualities in each person.
“The goal is not to hit the target – but to expand the mind upwards and outwards, merging with the target.”