Lori has provided musical direction for many local and regional theatres. Show highlights include: Mel Brooks Young Frankenstein, The Full Monty, and the community theatre premiere of Avenue Q (Kalamazoo Civic Theatre); Peter and the Starcatcher, The Toxic Avenger (Farmers Alley Theatre); The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Loserville, Xanadu (Kellogg Community College), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Whole Art Theatre). In addition, she has served as musical director for dinner cabaret shows at the Gull Lake Cafe. Lori also has toured with rock tribute bands throughout the Midwest. She has also taught for Education for the Arts in the Kalamazoo area schools and has been Director of Music for several area churches. She holds a M.A. from National University and currently is professor of communications at Glen Oaks College. On numerous occasions she has exclaimed that bringing Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Story to life is a dream come true!
"Thanks to our wonderful director, cast and crew for a once-in-a-lifetime experience! This one's for you, Mr. Hinkley!"