Annette has enjoyed a life-long love of music. She began piano lessons at the age of 8 and studied for about 7 years. She also studied voice for several years as a young adult. She has participated in a variety of vocal experiences including church and community choirs and solos. After graduating from Rutgers College in NJ, she taught 1st and 3rd grades for 35 years. She incorporated music into the classroom whenever possible to enhance learning. Being involved in music has always been a priority her life.