Juno-nominated jazz trumpeter known on her behalf collaborations using the Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra. Her single albums consist of Higher Grounds, Vernal Areas, and Here on the planet. She attended both Berklee University of Music and Malaspina College or university. She was among several back-up musicians to execute with comedian Denis Leary. She wedded drummer Jon Wikan. Her sister Christine also got a career like a musician (saxophonist). She performed with Corinne Rae on Sunday Night Live.