Degree in Music, Royal Northern College Music, Manchester, 1969. Bachelor of Music, University Manchester, England, 1970. Master of Arts, University Reading, England, 1985.
Associate, Royal Manchester College Music. Graduate, Royal Schools Music.
Assistant director music Millfield School, Street, England, 1971—1973. Lecturer music University College, Salford, England, 1976—1980. Senior lecturer music Bulmershe College Higher Education, Reading, England, 1980—1988.
Director music activities University Reading, England, since 1988. Instrumental teacher Chethams School, Manchester, 1968—1970. Instrumental tutor Royal Northern College Music, Manchester, 1968—1970.
Orchestral performer Halle Orchestra, Manchester, 1973—1977. Consultant director music University Oxford, Oxfordshire, 1988—1992. Museum director Berkshire Camerata, Reading, 1989—1994.
Fellow: Royal Society Arts. Member: British Double Reed Society, Senior Common Room, Kellogg College Oxford (honorary).
Married Christina Lynn Tizzard.