Bachelor of Music, Oberlin College, 1953. Master of Music, Manhattan School Music, 1954.
Professor flute, Manhattan School Music, 1953-1956; flute, clarinet teacher, Settlement Music School, Detroit, 1956-1961; flutist, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, 1956-1968; professor flute, University of Michigan, 1962-1963; professor flute, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1963-1968; professor flute, State University of New York, Albany, since 1968; professor flute, Bennington (Vermont) College, 1982. Principal flute Albany Symphony Orchestra, 1969-1984. Solo flute Vermont Council onArts Touring Program, Benson, since 1986, Vermont Artists in Residence Program, since 1986.
Founding member, solo flutist Capitol Chamber Artists, Inc., Albany, New York, and Benson, Vermont, since 1969. Member American Federation Musicians, Suzuki Association of the American mathematical society, National Association Jazz Educators, Chamber Music American.
Married Mary Lou Bussey Saetta.