Bachelor of Music, University Texas, Austin, 1959; D. Museum Arts, University Texas, Austin, 1970; Master of Music, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas, 1965.
Director orchestras Wichita Falls Indiana School District, 1959-1964. Executive assistant University Interscholastic League University Texas, Austin, 1964-1968. Director music University Missouri, Columbia, 1968-1972.
Associate professor music University Texas, Odessa, 1972-1978. Professor music University Mississippi, Oxford, 1978-1983. Director orchestras Eanes Indiana School District, Austin, since 1983.
Bassist symphony orchestras in Texas, Missouri and Tennessee, since 1958. Bassist with Goodwin Quintet, South America, 1975-1978. Conducting clinician, various regional youth orchestras and competitions.
Member Texas Orchestra Directors Association (founder, vice president 1994, president 1989-1991), American String Teachers Association, Texas Music Educators Association (vice president, state orchestra chairman 1991-1993), American Federation Musicians.
Married Timothy Ann Hardy, January 18, 1957 (divorced 1979). Children: David M., George T., Timothy P., Matthew H., Richard G. Married Kermie Ann Faust, May 14, 1983.