Donna graduated from George Mason University with a BS degree in education. She is a member of the National Association for Music Education and Virginia Band & Orchestra Directors Association. She continues her education by attending master classes held at GMU and Indiana University and numerous workshops.
Donna founded the Allegro Youth Orchestra and Chamber Ensemble which have traveled to New York City and Orlando, and have competed in high school festivals where they earned top awards. Many of her private students have received superior and excellent ratings at the Solo and Ensemble and VBODA Festivals. She has prepared her students for college auditions.
“Why do I teach? Because it’s my gift from God and I LOVE it!”