Bachelor of Music Education, Duquesne University
Master of Music Education, Duquesne University
Extended study UCLA, Creative Writing
Whidbey Island Writers Conference
Pacific Northwest Writers Conference
Private study, Rowland Barber, author and screenwriter
Interviews: On Air
- “Gloria Greer Show” – Time Warner TV Cable – Palm Springs, CA
- “Steve Kelly Show” – R&R Radio, Palm Springs, CA
- “Dan McGraff Show” – EZ-103.1 Radio, Palm Springs, CA
- “ArtBeat with Karen Hanan” – KONP 1450, Port Angeles, WA
- KSQM radio, Sequim, WA
- Matt Robinson Radio Show, webcast
- Bellingham Herald, Bellingham, WA
- Sequim-Gazette, Sequim, WA
- The Sun Runner Magazine, Yucca Valley, CA
- Bottomline Magazine, Palm Springs, CA
- Port Angeles Daily News, Port Angeles, WA
- ArtsWA Commissioner
- Artist Trust, Washington State
- Pacific Northwest Writers Association
Related Professional Experience
- Judge for Washington State Poetry Outloud!
- Guest moderator, panelist, and critic at Bangkok International Film Festival
- Created “Women Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling”
- Guest moderator, panelist, and critic at Palm Springs Festival of Festivals
- Created “What’s Happening in Film Restoration”
- Judge for Student Film Festival Competition, Sequim, WA
- Founding member of Readers Theatre+, Clallam County, WA
- Guest lecturer, Clallam County Genealogy Society
- Guest speaker at Clallam County Rotary
- Creative writing teacher Peninsula College
- Education instructor at Clallam County Jail
- Co-interviewer – Interviews on Taylor”, Port Townsend Film Festival, WA
- Moderator of special screening of “Patriot Guard Riders”, Olympic Cellars Winery, WA
- Coordinated pre-screening performance and screening of “Iron Jawed Angels” for
- Clallam County League of Women Voters
- Introduced community screenings of feature films for Olympic Theatre Arts, Sequim, WA
- Produced filming events for North Olympic Library Systems
- Dear Jennifer, Novella
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/Pittsburgh, PA – Feature Articles, Music Reviews, Book Reviews, Play Reviews, TV Reviews, Celebrity Interviews, Editorials.
- American Cinematographer Magazine, Monthly International Publication – Feature Articles, Editorial.
- The Desert Sun, Palm Springs, CA – Music Reviews, Celebrity Interviews.
- Women’s Independent Press, national publication – Film Critic.
- Peninsula Daily News, Port Angeles, WA – Feature Articles, Celebrity Interviews.
- Sequim Gazette, Sequim, WA – Featured Column, SOFA CINEMA – DVD Reviews
- Channel Town Press, La Conner, WA – Featured Column, SOFA CINEMA – DVD
- Issaquah Press, Issaquah, WA – Featured Column, SOFA CINEMA – DVD Reviews
- Sammamish Review, Sammamish, WA – Featured Column, SOFA CINEMA
- Lesbian News, Monthly International Publication – Feature Article.
- Bottomline Magazine, Monthly Publication – Celebrity interviews
- Living on the Peninsula Magazine – Feature Articles, Business Interviews.
- www.NotesFromHollywood.com – Arts & Entertainment critic, Film Reviews, Celebrity Interviews, Travel Articles, Film Festival Reviews, CD Reviews.
- www.NotesFromBangkok.com – Arts & Entertainment critic, Film Reviews, Celebrity Interviews, Travel Articles, Film Festival Reviews, CD Reviews.
- www.spirituallyfit.com – Charlotte Watts, Artist Interview
- www.roadandtravel.com – Martino Hotel & Resort, Costa Rica
Articles carried on other sites include:
- Open Mic Night, Village Books, Fairhaven, WA
- Port Angeles Community Theatre, FOUR WOMEN – 3 performances
- Village Book Store, Fairhaven, WA – Dear Jennifer
- Gay & Lesbian Center, Palm Springs, CA – Dear Jennifer
- The Buzz, Sequim, WA – Selected Essays and Short Stories
- United Way, Peninsula College – Hennessey Street (benefiting Clallam Literacy Council)
- United Way, Sequim Lutheran Church – Hennessey Street (benefiting Literacy Council)
- Turning Points, Port Angeles Players – Munich Apology
- Second Stage Readings, Port Angeles Players – Nellie’s Story/General Slocum
- Readers Theatre+, Port Angeles – Dear Jennifer (benefit Parenting Matters)
- Readers Theatre+, Sequim – Dear Jennifer (benefit Parenting Matters)
- Private Soirees, Pittsburgh, PA – Dear Jennifer
- Private Soirees, Palm Springs, CA – Dear Jennifer
- Readers Theatre+, Port Angeles – Spider on the Sill (benefit Senior Center)
- Readers Theatre+, Sequim – Spider on the Sill (benefit Parenting Matters)
- Readers Theatre+, Forks – Spider on the Sill (benefiting Forks Food Bank)
- Port Angeles Book Club, Port Angeles, WA – Dear Jennifer
- Sequim Book Club, Sequim, WA – Dear Jennifer
- Ben Avon Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, PA – Dear Jennifer
- Affogato Coffee Shop, Bellevue, PA – Dear Jennifer
- Clallam County Literacy Council – chairperson
- United Way of Clallam County – board member
- Olympic Theatre Arts “At the Movies” – host
- Peninsula Behavioral Health – board member
- League of Women Voters of Clallam County