Creative Research

  • Andover Educators - Body Mapping Certification/Licensing and Conference Attendance "What Every Musician Needs to Know about the Body" -to put music training on a secure somatic foundation so that all musicians, amateur and professional alike, may play (sing) free of pain and injury and with increasing enjoyment and skill. Other, in progress 06/20/2019.
  • Salt Lake City Audition Coordinator - Universal Studios Japan Precast, form groups for official auditions, oversee final company auditions and outcomes, taught and rehearsed materials, used knowledge of vocal types and technique to create balanced quartets Other, completed 09/30/2018.


  • YWCA Young Women's Leadership Summit "Confident Leaders are COMPOSED" An interactive session offering tools to assist you in projecting confidence through body language, tone of voice, choice of words, and more! Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/01/2019.


  • Shalee Mortensen Schmidt, David Russell Schmidt, 04/01/2004. Pending.


  • English, fluent.
    first language.
  • Spanish, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Austria
    Have spent time there with Austrian friends.
  • Denmark
    Family heritage.
  • France
    Have spent time there with French friends.
  • Italy
    Have spent time there with Italian friends.
  • Norway
    Granddaughter is part Norwegian.
  • Paraguay
    Spent 1 1/2 years as a missionary.
  • Switzerland
    Have spent time there with Swiss friends.