A native Arkansan, recently made her debut with the Metropolitan Opera Guild as Lauretta in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi. She has sung the role of Gilda (Rigoletta) with the Bulgarian National Opera and Opera Delaware, and the role of Superiora in the american Premiere of Maria de Buenos Aires. with the Houston Grand Opera. Awards include a Sullivan Role Preparation Grant, study in Italy with the Bel Canto Foundation and a $5,000 Corbett Award.