After receiving her teaching degree from DMLC, Mrs. Hildebrandt taught grades 1-4, directed Senior Choir and played organ in Citrus Heights, California. Coming back to Wisconsin, she taught 1st grade, directed Junior Choir and played organ at St. Paul in Lake Mills. She has maintained a private piano studio for over 30 years with 40-50 students, continues playing organ at St. Paul, and accompanies Solo & Ensemble and Fine Arts Fair students.
For over 20 of those years she has taught at Lakeside & St. Paul, Lake Mills.
She is a member of the Rock River Music Teachers Association, affiliated with the Wisconsin Music Teachers Association, and the Music Teachers National Association.