Bachelor of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, 1959. Master of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, 1960.
Member drama faculty Carnegie Mellon University, 1960-1962. Head drama department Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, New York, 1963-1972. Head Opera Workshop, 1969-1970.
Advisory of opera Corbett Foundation, Cincinnati, 1971-1976. General director Cincinnati Opera Association, 1973-1987, artistic director, 1988-1996. International independent stage director of opera, since 1962.
Private coach, Dramatic Interpretation of Operatic Roles, since 1995.
With United States Army, 1951-1953. Member Actors Equity, American Guild Museum Artists, Drama Alumni Carnegie Mellon University, Beta Theta Pi, Omicron Delta Kappa.
Married Ruth Hofreuter, August 25, 1957. 1 child, Blythe.