is an Albuquerque native with a life-long passion for music. As a young person, it was something she did almost without thinking. As a youngish older person, she contemplates the ins and outs and guts and skin and bones and sweat of music and sound, and how all of those relate us to each other and ourselves and our hearts. A teacher of hers once said, "Never ignore an opportunity to make a beautiful gesture," a concept which she as taken to heart in all of life. Each moment has potential to be beautiful in its own enriching, challenging, exquisite, frustrating, strengthening, releasing, powerful way, and she feels most honest when those moments for her are expressed through music. She teaches and plays in and around Albuquerque, has a (very) small business making jewelry with instrument strings, is bulking up on her knowledge of home repair and maintenance and is raising two young daughters.