Bachelor of Music in Education, Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory, 1992. Master of Music, University Akron, 1994. Postgraduate, Royal Northern College Music, Manchester, England, 1994—1995.
Doctor in Musical Arts, University Texas, 1999.
Instructor trumpet Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, 1999—2000. Professor University Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, since 2000.
Member of Music Teachers National Association, Mississippi Music Teachers Association, College Music Society, International Trumpet Guild.
Married Carolyn Marie Totaro, September 10, 1994.