A classically trained pianist, Cynthia attended Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois as a piano performance major and alter studied in the Bay Area with Wanda Krasoff. She has performed frequently as a competitor, has been featured in the recital hall, and has ppeared as a guest soloist with symphony orchestras. In addition to her accomplishments on the pianoforte, she is a violinist. Cynthia has made Sacramento her home since 1986, and since that time has directed numerous community musical theater productions as well as oratorio works. Currently she balances dual duties with the Valley Choral Society as its President and accompanist.