Student, Paris Conservatoire, 1957. Bachelor of Music, Juilliard School Music, 1963. Master of Science, Juilliard School Music, 1964.
Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Michigan State University, 1984. Doctor of Music (honorary), Jacksonville University, 1986.
Now professor music, Peabody Institute, Baltimore. Faculty member, coordinator string music and string chamber music department.Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore.
Board directors People to People Music Committee. Member of Cosmos (Washington).
Married Ann Schein, May 24, 1969. Children— Linnea, Pauline.