Bachelor, Middlebury College, 1947. Master of Arts, Teachers College. Master of Arts, Columbia U.1952, 1952.
Doctor of Philosophy, University, Kansas, 1962. Postgrad, Westminster Choir College, 1947—1948.
Instructor music Pembroke Country Day School, kanas., Missouri, 1948—1955. Professor chairman department music William Jewell College, Liberty, 1955—1962. Assistant professor School Music, Ohio, State University, Columbus, 1962—1966.
Associate professor, 1966—1970. Professor, 1970—1975, University Delaware, New York, 1975—1985, Emeritus, from 1985. Chairman music department, 1975—1980, lecturer.
Consultant in field. Board directors delegate Symphony Orchestra Association, 1976—1981. Member delegate State Committee for Alliance for Arts Education, 1977—1980.
Served to capt United States Air Force, 1942-1945.
Served to captain United States Air Force, 1942-1945. Member Music Educators National Conference, College Music Society (director), Delaware Music Educators Association (president-elect 1984-1986, president 1986-1988), National Association Teachers Singing (governor North Central region), American Association of University Professors, Phi Mu Alpha.
Married Priscilla Scott September 26, 1943. Children: Sharon, Christopher, Jonathan Lord.