Born on November 26 to Leo Allen and Dorotha Mae (Russell) Bruce.
Earns a Bachelor of Music Education from Central Methodist College.
Is a faculty member at the Dana School of Music in Wellesley, MA until 1976.
Achieves a Master of Music from the New England Conservatory.
Is a faculty member at Campbell University until 1979.
Is a faculty member at Meredith College until 1990.
Is a pianist at the SAS Institute in Cary, NC until 2001.
Is a grantee of various organizations through 2001.
Joins the advisory board of the Capital Area Community Chorus in Raleigh, NC.
Participates in a master piano class at the Claude Debussy Conservatory in St. Malo, France through 2001.
Participates in a master class in Sopron, Hungary.
Is the founder and secretary of the annual Paderewski Festival in Raleigh, NC and continues in the role.
Is a faculty member at the Krakow Piano Summer Festival in Poland through 2019.
Performs for the Chopin Solo Recital at Saint Mary’s School.
Maintains affiliation with the National Music Teachers Association, National Guild of Piano Teachers and Disciples of Christ.
Maintains affiliation with the Raleigh Piano Teachers Association, Cary-Apex Piano Teachers Association and Pi Kappa Lambda.