Allen Faculty Member since 2013
- B.M. in Oboe Performance, Southern Methodist University
- B.B.A. in Marketing and Minor in Music, Texas Tech University
- M.M. in Oboe Performance, University of North Texas
What do you love about Allen? That students and faculty are encouraged to find and cultivate their passion!
What are you passionate about? Inspiring students and others to experience the joy in music.
Interesting Facts about you: I grew up in Bryan, Texas. I played oboe and English horn with the Shreveport Symphony for two seasons after completing Master’s degree in Oboe Performance. I have performed, taught lessons and resided in Dallas, Chicago, Los Angeles, New Jersey and College Station.
Favorite book? A Soprano on Her Head by Eloise Ristad
Favorite quote? “When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.“ Attributed to Jimi Hendrix although previously stated by Sri Chinmoy