Heather has been teaching private piano lessons for over 35 years- in London Ontario, Ottawa, Kentville, Halifax, and now in Port Williams, Nova Scotia. She has also held contract positions at Acadia University and the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts.
Throughout her professional career, Heather has been involved in the life of her community. She has served as president of the NSRMTA, the Maritime Conservatory Faculty Assoc., and the Canadian Federation of University Women Halifax and Wolfville Clubs, and was on the boards of Musique Royale and the Rotary Club of Halifax. Currently she is President of the NSRMTA Scholarship Trust and President of the NSRMTA Valley Chapter.