Bachelor of Music Education, Northwestern, 1940. Master of Arts, University Arizona, 1951. Doctor of Music Arts, University of Southern California, 1956.
Private lessons on various musical instruments. Band and orchestra director Chicago Public Schools, 1930-1940. Instructor Public school music American Conservatory Music, Chicago, 1936-1940.
Professor music U. Arizona, 1942-1976, professor emeritus, from 1976. Visiting professor music University of Southern California, summer 1956. Conductor Tucson Symphony Orchestra, 1945-1950.