Bachelor of Music, Midwestern University, 1956. Master of Music, Indiana University, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1961.
Certified, Staatliche Hochschule fur Musik, Freiburg i.Br., Federal Republic of Germany, 1960.
Assistant professor, Center Missouri State College, Warrensburg, 1961-1964; assistant professor, West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1964-1970; associate professor, West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1970-1975; professor, West Virginia University, Morgantown, since 1975.
Member International Musicological Society, American Musicological Society, Renaissance Society of America, Vereniging voor Nederlandse Muziekgeschiedenis, Pi Kappa Lambda.
Married Elizabeth Kesselring, June 1, 1959. 1 child, Karen Elizabeth.