Bachelor of Music, Butler University, 1968. Master of Music, Jordan College, 1969. Student of private voice, Indiana University, 1979.
Accompanist Butler University, Indianapolis, 1968—1970, voice instructor, 1970—1987. Director music and studios Fairview Presbyterian, Indianapolis, since 1982. Chorus master Indianapolis Opera, since 1984.
Director Indianapolis Matinee Musicale Ensemble, since 2003. Voice teacher, coach Butler University, 1970—1982. Director Fairview Studies, since 1982.
Member of National Association Teachers of Singing, National Association Teachers Music, Presbyterian Association of Musicians, National Choral Director Association.
Married Kara Sue Schmid, September 20, 1986. 1 child Jordan Olivia.