where she studied with Vincent Persichetti. Her works include orchestral,
chamber, choral, and vocal.
"When I was a little kid we lived in an area just outside of Pittsburgh.
I used to lie in the tall grass way up on the hill and look up at the sky and
hear music in my head and my heart. I thought it was like a soundtrack
of heaven and earth and didn't feel it was weird to think that."
Even in this sped-up world, projects and labors of love may take a lot longer than you think they will.
Just remember - be patient with yourself, be persistent, and never be afraid to let your light shine.
You are living a life for a purpose that only you can fulfill.