From a very young age she has shared her talents of music, dance and communication with a wide variety of audience. At the age of 10, she started her path of learning an instrument and was taught by local musicians the art of Appalachian Old Time, Gospel and Bluegrass music. She simply fell in love with the “happy music” that was so rich in history, stories, and community encouragement. She now plays, guitar, mandolin, fiddle, upright bass.