Sam Hughes Elementary - Exceptional Education Teacher, 2016 to 2019
Post Teaching Certification at Pima Community College for K - 12, 2016
D.M.A. Piano Performance and Pedagogy (66 Semester hours), University of Arizona
M.M. Piano Performance and Pedagogy (35 Semester hours), Illinois State University
B.A. Piano Performance and Pedagogy( 80 Semester hours), University of Hawaii


Rufina Gorin School of Music, San Francisco, CA ~ Teacher
Music and Arts School, Tucson, AZ ~ Teacher
University of Arizona ~ Teaching Assist. Faculty
Illinois State University ~ Teaching Assist. Faculty
University of Hawaii ~ Teaching Assist. Faculty
Ellen Masaki School of Music ~ Piano Faculty


2013 to PRESENT Web-based Instruction from Piano Studio in Oro Valley
2013 to PRESENT Piano Ensemble Coaching & Music Theory at the University of Arizona
2019 to 2020 Substitute Teacher for Piano & Music Theory at Pima Community College
2016 to 2019 Exceptional Education Teacher at Sam Hughes Elementary
2015 to 2016 Faculty at Tucson High Magnet School for Piano and Theory Level 1 and 2
1982 to 2016 Private Piano Studio in Oro Valley, Honolulu, Chicago, San Francisco, Phoenix
Waldorf Tucson School ~ Eurythmy Pianist
Volunteered to Assist Teachers ~ K-6th grade
Odyssey of the Mind
Home School K-12 Teaching and Tutoring for 1st grade to 4th Grade in all subjects.
Group Piano lessons of 6 students from ages 3 to 18 yrs old ~ Eurythmics, Ear Training, Vocalizing
Dance Accompanist ~ Fine Arts Department at Univ. of Hawaii, ISU and Univ. of Arizona.
Group Piano for Undergraduate Collegiate Students Majoring in Music Education.
Students received High Honors for Arizona Study Program Exam
Student received Gold Medalist at the Fall Festival Piano Competition in Scottsdale
Piano Student ~ Winner for Solo Piano Concerto at Palo Alto, California


1989 to Present ~ Substitute Pianist
Worship Band at Casa's Church, AZ volunteer
Worship Music for Women's Bible Studies, Mountain View, CA volunteer
Methodist Church, Arizona
Non-Denominational Christian College Campus, Illinois, volunteer


Appointed Adjudicator for Major Piano Competitions and Fine Arts Programs
Adjudicator of Piano Merit Competition
Adjudicator for Arizona Study Program
Master Class for CMA in Sierra Vista, Arizona
Vice President TMTA ~ State Conference Coordinator in Arizona
Master Class for CMA, Los Angeles, Honolulu, San Francisco, Chicago, Phoenix
AZMTAC Conference Guest Speaker ~ Your Piano Student's First Piano Competition, Phoenix, AZ
Guest Lecturer Triple Channel Learning, MTAC, Mountain View, CA
Guest Lecturer Neuro-Linguistic Programming, MTAC, Palo Alto Branch, Palo Alto, CA
Lecturer ~ Disparate measures : two 20th century treatments of the Paganini theme