My Background



Bachelor of Art’s Degree in Speech/Theater 

Sacramento State College 


Bachelor of Science Degree in Food and Nutrition 

San Diego State University

Performing Experience: 

Began singing with her sisters in the quartet THE BURNS SISTERS at age 11, performing show tunes and popular music from 1960 to 1970.  Performed throughout California at County Fairs, Military Bases and private clubs doing 4 part harmony with 5 piece band and choreographed routines. 

Lead singer and front person for popular night club band, THE TAREYTONS, performing up and down the west coast, Idaho and Utah, 1970-71. 

Became part of a popular duo in Sacramento 1972-1975, also performing with a country band during this time. 

Formed  contemporary band in Redding, Ca and performed in Northern California from 1975-1985 while raising her children. 

Moved to San Diego in 1985 and sang  with various big bands, duos, and combos throughout San Diego County.  Worked at Sycuan Casino and Jimmy Loves in the gaslamp district with exceptional musicians, Tim Maglione and Cecil McBee, Jr.

2001-2003. Worked for over 10 years with Billy Fowler and Don Tennison, each of them are amazing keyboardists, in Oceanside, CA, at the Flying Bridge, 1987-2000.  Won San Diego's prestigious JOLSON Award  in 1991 (Best Duo). Worked in Orange County with Eddie Ambrose on keys and several other wonderful musicians.  

Moved to Sacramento in the summer of 2003.