Bachelor of Music, Pennsylvania State University, 1954; Master of Music Education, Temple University, 1959; student, University Arizona, 1961-1962; student, University Indiana.
Teacher, Scott High School, Coatesville, Pennsylvania, 1954; teacher, Pennridge High School, Perkasie, Pennsylvania, 1956-1961; teacher, Niagara-Wheatfield High School, Sanborn, New York, 1962-1963; professor music, Glassboro (New Jersey) State College, 1963-1993; retired, Glassboro (New Jersey) State College, 1993.
Served as First lieutenant Signal Corporation, 1954-1956. Member National Association Teachers Singing (New Jersey and national chapters), Gloucester County Fine Arts Association, Gloucester County Art League.
Married Barbara Ann Kindig, June 4, 1955 (divorced 1968). Children: Debra Lee, Bryan Richard, Gretchen Kristina, Leslie Anne. Married Joanna Gibbs Miller, November 21, 1969.