Bachelor of Music, University of Southern California, 1971; Master of Arts, California State University, 1977; DMA, Arizona State University, 1989.
Music director, Southern California Philharmonic, Long Beach, 1971-1981;
graduate assistant in theory and orchestra, assistant conductor university symphony, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1981-1983;
conductor, Phoenix Symphony Guild Youth Orchestra, 1981-1983;
music director, Knox-Galesburg (Illinois) Symphony, since 1983;
associate professor music, Knox College, Galesburg, since 1983. Guest conductor in Romania, Russia, Ukraine, Spain. Member music panel forsymphonies and ensembles Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, 1986-1988.
Board directors Illinois Council of Orchs., since 1992. Member of advisory board Foundation for New Music, since 1996.
Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, American Federation Musicians, American Music Center, International Artis Alliance Management, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Louise Phillips, December 17, 1983. Children: Elizabeth Louise, Bruce Adam, Rachel Joanne, Jacob Benjamin, Julia Christine.