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Education

Ms. Cummings believes that music is a lifetime education, so she is not finished. 

However, her beginnings in education include:
BFA degree in performance, University of Florida, honors, 1985
Post baccalaureate study: Private study
Bernice Maskin, Julliard BFA,1985-87(website unavailable)
Edna Natkin, Julliard MMA, 1989-91(website unavailable)
Artistic mentorship
Raymond Chobaz, conductor  http://www.arts.ufl.edu/bio.aspx?PID=161
David Kushner, musicologist  http://www.arts.ufl.edu/bio.aspx?PID=61
Carol Alexander, Oberlin, 1970-1973(website unavailable) 

Awards

Outstanding Achievement in the Arts, University of Florida, 2007
Edith Pitts Graduate scholarship, Univ. of Florida, 1986
Winner, concerto competition, University of Florida orchestra, Maestro Chobaz, 1984
Friends of Music scholarship, University of Florida 1980-1984
Second place, St. Pete Chopin Competition, 1979
Third place, St. Pete Chopin Competition, 1978
Orchestral Debut by qualifying audition, Florida Orchestra, Maestro Hoffman, Age 16 (1978)