Bachelor of Music, Utah State University, 1998. Master of Music, Brigham Young University, 2000. Doctor in Museum Arts, University Illinois, 2002.
Instructor Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1998—2000. Assistant professor music Stetson University, DeLand, Florida, since 2002.
Junior leader trainer Boy Scouts American, Richmond, Utah, 1990—1993. Full-time missionary Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, Bucuresti, Romania, 1992—1994. Young men president DeLand Latter Day Saints Stake, 2003—2005.
Member of National Association Teachers Singing, American Choral Dir.s' Association, Pi Kappa Lambda.
Married Carol Geneva Richins, September 3, 1978. Children: Aria Jane, Maxwell Glen, Simon Boyd.