Born in Normal, Illinois, Theresa grew up and began her flute playing in Bettendorf, Iowa. She has played extensively throughout America and Europe. Her experiences include playing in the opera orchestra Pforzheimer Stadtstheater and the Wuerttembergishe Philharmonie. She has taught flute both in the United States and in Germany. Theresa holds a Bachelors of Music from Western Illinois University and a masters of Music from the University of Illinois. Theresa has played in the Watseka Summer opera festival and has been principal flute for the Kankakee Symphony Orchestra. The Emerald Underground is Theresa's first Celtic Band. She is finding a new passion for whistle playing and just having lots O'Fun!