Bachelor of Science in Music Education, University Louisville, 1958. Master of Music, University Louisville, 1965. Postgraduate, Brandeis University, 1964.
Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1966.
Teacher public school, Louisville, 1959-1960, music teacher Mamaroneck, New York, 1964-1965. Professor music. Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, since 1965. Choral director British Broadcasting Corporation documentary film The Life of Charles Ives, Danbury, 1966.
Conductor Debut at Town Hall, New York City, 1967.
Served as private first class United States Army, 1960-1962. Member American Society of Composers, American Association of University Professors, American Federation Teachers, Connecticut Composers Inc., Phi Mu Alpha (adviser 1986-1987), Phi Delta Kappa.