Student, National Orchestra Association, 1937-1940; student, Princeton University, 1943; student, Juilliard School of Music, 1946-1950.
Music director, professor music Manhattanville College, Purchase, New York, since 1970. Faculty Westchester Conservatory Music, Summit Music Festival, 2001.
Member American Association of University Professors, New York television Musicians (president), Columbia Broadcasting System Musicians Fund (secretary).
Married Sari Fromkin. 2 children.