She belongs to the Seattle Music Teachers Association and Edmonds Music Teachers Association, all of which are part of MTNA (Music Teachers national Association.)
In 1977 she was awarded State and National Certification by the Music Teachers National Association and now has National Permanent Certification.
While living in Connecticut she taught at home and at the Thames Valley music School on the campus of Connecticut College in New London.
She has served as a church organist, choir director or singer since the 1960's. Her experience of weekly performances provides an excellent example of what is required for the piano student. She has been a member of the Seattle Chapter, American Guild of Organists.
Since 1995 she has been called on numerous times to adjudicate students in the Federation of Music Clubs. This is a rewarding and educational experience for both student and adjudicator.