Bachelor magna cum laude, Boston University, 1972. Master of Arts, Boston University, 1987. Certified advisory study, Harvard University, 1987.
Doctor of Philosophy, Brandeis University, 1995.
Music theory instructor, Massasoit Community College, Brockton, Massachusetts, 1975-1980; music specialist, Munich (Germany) International School, 1980-1982; music specialist, International School of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo, 1984-1985; ballet pianist, National Theatre, Munich, 1982-1984; ballet pianist, La Scala, Milan, 1985-1986.
Member American Musicological Society, Society Music Theory, Harvard Club, Phi Beta Kappa.