Personal Development

Sprinkling Guitar Love in New Terrain

Sprinkling Guitar Love in New Terrain

I have had the absolute privilege to work for an iconic and globally recognized brand like Fender Musical Instruments Corporation for three-and-a-half years. On Nov. 21, 2014, I am turning the page from that riveting chapter to move on to a new, exciting opportunity. In […]

Judging a Person Does Not Define Who He/She is… It Defines Who You Are

Judging a Person Does Not Define Who He/She is… It Defines Who You Are

I can’t tell you how many times people have been shocked to learn I’m a guitarist. “What? A female guitarist? No way!” Actually, I’m a person just like you who plays guitar. OH, and it just so happens that I’m a woman. Big deal. I’m […]

I’m Speaking at the Women’s Music Summit Industry Panel in Musicians Institute

I’m Speaking at the Women’s Music Summit Industry Panel in Musicians Institute

It’s funny how life works. I always wanted to be a student at Musicians Institute (MI) in Hollywood, Calif., and just recently I was honored with an invitation by the¬†Women’s Music Summit (WMS) to participate in the summit’s PR and promotions panel on July 28 […]

MAKERS.com Pays Homage to Mia Hamm, Picks Up My Tweet

MAKERS.com Pays Homage to Mia Hamm, Picks Up My Tweet

I‘ve got a confession to make: at one point in my life, I wanted to be a professional soccer player. When I was 13 I saw a group of kick-ass female soccer players on TV – the United States women’s national soccer team. I was […]

Check Out my Interview with The Women’s International Music Network

Check Out my Interview with The Women’s International Music Network

The Women’s International Music Network (The WiMN) interviewed me a few days ago to talk about my career in public relations at Fender, how I started playing guitar, and the challenges I’ve faced as a woman in the music industry. Visit TheWiMN.com to read the […]

Check Out This Takamine Guitars Demo Video Starring Yours Truly

Check Out This Takamine Guitars Demo Video Starring Yours Truly

I recently recorded traditional Venezuelan waltz “Pica Pica” (one of my top three favorite jams) for a Takamine guitars demo video. My first-ever classical guitar was a Takamine, and never in my wildest dreams did I imagine that 12 years later I would be working […]

On Meeting Eddie Van Halen, Winning an Award, And Running Into Stevie Wonder

On Meeting Eddie Van Halen, Winning an Award, And Running Into Stevie Wonder

A week ago today I was in Anaheim, Calif., for the 2013 Winter NAMM show, and boy – what a show! First, I meet Eddie Van Halen, then I get a She Rocks Award, and then I run into Stevie Wonder. Three completely unexpected and […]

The Women’s International Music Network Honored Me With a She Rocks Award

The Women’s International Music Network Honored Me With a She Rocks Award

On Jan. 25 during NAMM, I was honored with the “Next Generation” She Rocks Award at the¬†first annual Women’s International Music Network (WiMN) breakfast and She Rocks Award ceremony held at the Marriott in Anaheim, Calif. (!!!). The award came to me as an absolute […]