Bachelor of Music, University Arkansas, 1965. Master of Music, University Arkansas, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1982.
Teaching assistant University Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1965—1968. Public school teacher Portage, Indiana, 1968—1969. Associate professor Ouachita University, Arkadelphia, Arizona, since 1969.
Lecturer Washington History State Park, since 1983.
Member of Arkansas State Museum Teachers Association (board directors since 1970), College Museum Society, Sonneck Society, American Musicol. Society, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Pi Kappa Lambda.
Married Ouida Anne Eppinette, July 29, 1972.