- Born and raised in Springfield, Nebraska
- Started piano at four and a half, and thanks to persistent parents and Schroeder, decided to embark on a professional career in music.
- BM - Taylor University under Leon Harshenin; MM and DMA - University of Nebraska under Paul Barnes
- Currently Associate Professor of Piano at Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, TX
- Principal Keyboard for Lincoln's Symphony Orchestra and Lubbock Symphony Orchestra
You can read my formal bio here.