A native to California, she began her musical journey with the piano at age 5 and the violin at age 8, and was recruited as her church organist at 12. She was fired from every non-musical job. She has performed in Philharmonic orchestras in California, Iowa, Missouri and Nevada. Her interest in argentine tango began in 1999 when she and Beau Bledsoe formed Tango Lorca in Kansas City, Missouri. She moved to Buenos Aires in 2002 to participate in the 3rd annual formation of the Emilio Balcarce Tango Orchestra School. She has toured to Japan (Tango Dreams 2003, Tango Fire 2015) and Italy and London (Tango X 2 2004, Roberto Herrera 2009-10, Tango Fire 2015), and has performed and recorded with many ensembles. Her favorites include Owen Cox Dance Group, Duo Lorca, Aca Seca Trio, Diego Schissi Quintet, Demoliendo Tangos, Guillermo Fernandez, La Orquesta Tipica Sans Souci, Alejandro Dolina, Sexteto Mayor, Ramiro Gallo & La Orquesta Archetipica, Pablo Motta Quintet+1, Andres Beeuwsaert Grupo and Duos Breves. Currently, she performs with Elena Roger and Charly Garcia & The Prostitution, and returns to Kansas City whenever possible to play with her dearest and most talented friends and colleagues.