Bachelor of Science Violin, Juilliard, New York City, 1949. MM, University Texas, Austin, Texas, 1952. Doctor of Education Music Education, University Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, 1960.
Instructor of violin and viola Edinboro State Teachers College, Edinboro, Pennsylvania, 1949—1950. Coordinator string project University Texas, Austin, Texas, 1950—1952. Coordinator string instruction University Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, 1952—1954.
Associate professor music University Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 1954—1958. Coordinator arts and humanities Georgia Department of Education, Atlanta, 1958—1986. President Southern Division Music Teachers National Association, 1960—1962.
Chairman National Interscholastic Activities Commission of Music Educators, 1957—1960. Chairman national committee on music teaching Music Teachers National Association, 1964—1967. Executive secretary Georgia Music Council, Georgia, 1960—1986.
Organizer, conductor South Mississippi Youth Orchestra. Guest faculty, conductor University Texas, University Michigan, University Alabama, University Florida State., Virginia Music Camp, National Music Camp Interlochen, Michigan. T-5 United States Army, 1943-1946, European Theater.
Member Philharmonic Orchestra, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1949—1950. Volunteer Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, 1995—2004. President Atlanta Music Club, 1991—1994.
Member of American String Teachers Association (president 1991-1994), Music Educators National Conference, Georgia Music Educators Association (Distinguished Career Award 1999).
Married Wanda Hill, December 28, 1983. Married Betty Jean Weldon (deceased). 1 child Lisa.