BME, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1968. Master of Arts in Piano Performance, University Denver, 1970. District Attorney in Piano Performance, University Northern Colorado, 1984.
Elementary & High School music teacher Lamar/Granada Public School, Colorado, 1970—1972. Teacher piano Indiana State University, Terre Haute, 1972—1973. Professor music Plymouth State University, New Hampshire, since 1973.
Coordinator piano studies Plymouth State University, since 1973, founder, director Summer Piano Ensemble Camps, since 1993, founder, director contemporary Piano Festival, since 1999.
Member of Music Teachers National Association (certified master teacher 1985, competition chair 1993-1999, eastern division president 2000-2002, board directors 2002-2004, Eastern Division Certified commissioner since 2009), New Hampshire Music Teachers Association (treasurer since 2005, president electrical since 2009, Teacher of Year 1993).