Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1996.
Music teacher Wallingford-Swarthmore School District, Pennsylvania, 1987—1992, Winnetka School, Illinois, 1994—1996. Instructor Northwestern University, 1995—1996. Professor deot. music education Oberlin College Conservatory Music, Ohio, since 1996.
Director department music education Oberlin Conservatory Music, since 2003.
Worship committee member First Church UCC, Oberlin. Member of American Choral Directors Association, Music Educators National Conference, International Society Music Education, Pi Kappa Lambda, Sigma Alpha Iota.