Janet received her BA in History from Grinnell College and her Bachelor’s Degree in music Education from Cornell College. She studied Suzuki pedagogy with Rebecca Sandrok, Doris Preucil, William Preucil, Sr., and John Kendall. Janet is now retired from teaching in the public school orchestra program in Mt. Vernon where she taught for over twenty years. Janet joined the faculty of the Preucil School in 1976. Four of Janet’s five children are Preucil School alumni.