Brooke teaches world music classes as an adjunct faculty member at DMACC. She earned a Bachelor of Music in oboe performance from Iowa State University and a Master of Arts in oboe performance from the University of Iowa. Brooke plays the saxophone with the Central Iowa Wind Ensemble, and has performed on the oboe with the Central Iowa Symphony Orchestra, the Ottumwa Symphony Orchestra, the Oskaloosa Symphony Orchestra, and the Ames Municipal Band. She is a member of the International Double Reed Society, the North American Saxophone Alliance, and the Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society. Brooke is also an adjunct instructor at Graceland University in Lamoni and maintains a private studio in Ankeny where she resides.