Bachelor, Central College, Pella, Iowa, 1964. Master of Music, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1970.
Purchasing coordinator Brunswick Corp, Chicago, 1972—1975, market research associate, 1975—1979. Organist, choir master Epworth United Methodist Church, 1972—1979. Minister music Trinity Lutheran Church, Des Plaines, 1979—1999.
Organist, director music First United Methodist Church, Evanston, since 1997.
Member of American Guild Organists (board directors 1979-1994, 2000-2004, chair workshops 2006).