Teacher vocal, instrumental, general music. Public Schools, Kansas, Iowa, Wisconsin, Georgia, Minnesota, since 1952. Assistant professor music Carthage College, Kenosha, Wisconsin, 1967-1973.
Associate professor music Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, 1973-1977. Adjunct assistant professor Georgia College, Milledgeville, 1974-1977 part-time instructor Bethel College, St. Paul, Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids, Minnesota, since 1983. Administrator music education Anoka-Hennepin School district, Coon Rapids, since 1977.
Private instructor music., since 1958. Staff development consultant Bibb Consultant Schools, Macon, Georgia, adjudicator, clinician instrumental and vocal music., 1958.
Board directors Racine Symphony Orchestra, 1965-1972, personnel manager, 1965-1969, president, 1970-1971. Director Anoka-Ramsey Community Chorus, 1978-1979. Board directors, vice president Twin Cities Church Musicians Association, since 1988, vice president 1990, 91.
Minister music, chairman Lutheran Church, Iowa, Wisconsin, Georgia, Minnesota, since 1953. Member state curriculum development committee, statewide testing writer, test item writer Minnesota Department Education. Evaluator Southern Association Colleges and Schools, North Center Association Colleges and Schools.
Principal horn Strategic Air Command Command Band. With United States Air Force, 1953-1957. Member Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, Music Educators National Conference, Minnesota Music Educators Association, Minnesota Music Coordinators Organization (president 1984, 88), Minnesota State Music, Curriculum Committee, Society Research in Music Education, American Choral Directors Association, International Horn Society, National School Orchestra Association, Gordon Institute for Music Learning, American Philatelic Society, Philatelic Music Circle, German Philatelic Society, Twin City Philatelic Society, American Topical Association, National Retired Teachers Association, Foundation for Christian Living, Positive Thinkers Club, Kogudus (retreat master 1991), Kiwanis (board directors, secretary, editor bulletin, writer, editor newsletter, vice president 1987-1989, 91—, chairman district membersjoi and education committee 1991, delegate to international and district convention 1982, 88, 89, 91).
Married Ann Louise Lane, February 24, 1952. Children: Jon Frederic, Joanna Louise, Ellen Elisabeth.