Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1948. Master of Arts, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, 1960.
Violinist, Kansas Missouri Philharmonic Orchestra, 1944-1945; violinist, Hollywood Bowl Symphony, Los Angeles, 1945-1946; conductor, music director, Brentwood-Westwood Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles, since 1953; president, Horizons Unlimited Public Company, Santa Monica, California, since 1989.
Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.
Children: Steven, Robert, Janette, Elaine, Maria.