For many years, Margaret pursued a dual career both as a pianist and administrator. She holds B.M. and M.M. degrees from Rice University in Houston, TX, and a D.M. from Indiana University (piano performance with minor in Music Education). She has had extensive pedagogy training and experience working with diverse populations, including time in Freiburg, Germany made possible through a Fulbright Grant. She has been a piano faculty member of BMS since 2003, and took on the administrative role of Director of Admissions and Education in 2006.