Diana owned Joyful Sounds Academy of Music & Art for over 30 years. 

Diana has a B.A. degree Magna Cum Laude in Music from Campbell University and has taught piano and organ to students of all ages and levels for over 31 years. 


She serves as a church musician and accompanist for area musicians and groups. 


As past President of Raleigh Piano Teachers Association (RPTA) and active member, she is also a member of Music Teachers National Association, North Carolina Music Teachers Association, American College of Musicians, and is a Colleague of the American Guild of Organists (CAGO). Students may participate in Fall, Spring, Ensemble Recitals RPTA, MTNA Auditions and Ensemble Recitals (Meredith College) also give opportunities to perform.  

She encourages students to share their music in local ways such as school, church, and community events.  Her desire is to teach students to achieve their goals in learning to enjoy and make beautiful music.