Bachelor of Fine Arts, University South Dakota, 1958. Master of Music, University South Dakota, 1962. Postgraduate, University Illinois, 1969.
Postgraduate, Universität Würzburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1976.
Teacher music Sibley (Iowa) Public Schools, 1958-1960. Member faculty University South Dakota, Vermillion, 1960-1994, professor music, 1973-1994. Retired, 1994
Instructor, chairman fine arts Ramey Air Force Base, Puerto Rico, 1971-1972.
Musical director Black Hills Playhouse, Custer Park, South Dakota, 1963-1978. Consultant music, Guatemala, 1977. Principal percussionist Sioux City (Iowa) Symphony, 1964-1971.
Principal timpanist Sioux Falls (South Dakota) Symphony, 1973-1976. Board directors Arnie B. Larson Shrine to Music of Antique Instruments, 1970-1987.
Member South Dakota Arts Council, 1987-1990. Member Percussive Arts Society.
Married Bonnie Jan Hull, August 23, 1966. Children: Callan Sevander, Corey McAllister.