Bachelor, Westmont College, 1950. Master of Arts, University Washington, 1960. DMA, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1970.
Minister of youth and music Tabernacle Baptist Church, Seattle, 1950-1956. Director music Multnomah School of the Bible, Portland, Oregon, 1956-1963. Member faculty, chairman music department Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California, 1963-1980.
Minister of music and worship 1st Evangelical Free Church, Fullerton, since 1980. Staley lecturer We. Baptist Seminary, Portand, 1972, Multnomah School of the Bible, 1978.
Member Choral Conductors Guild, American Choral Directors Association.
Married Marilyn Jane Danielson, August 15, 1953. Children: Bruce Alan, Suzanne Kay, Elizabeth Anne.