Bachelor of Music, DePaul University, 1945. Master of Music, Chicago Museum College, 1951. Docteur es Lettres (Doctor of Philosophy), University Paris-Sorbonne, 1957.
Prix de Composition (scholar), Paris Conservatory, 1956.
Associate professor, Chicago City College, 1958-1964; professor music, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1964-1986; distinguished professor, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, since 1986; now professor emeritus, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Lecturer music theory De Paul University, Chicago, 1960-1964, Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1961.
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Member American Society University Composers, American Music Center, American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (awards since 1974), American Federation Musicians, Wisconsin Contemporary Music Forum (founder, chairman since 1970), Society of Composers, Center 20th Century Studies, De Paul U. AlumniAssn. (Distinguished Alumni award 1969), Phi Kappa Phi, Delta Omicron (national patron), Mu Phi Alpha (Distinguished Musician award 1987, other awards 1974-1986), Sigma Alpha Iota (Extraordinary Museum Achievement award Milwaukee Alumnae chapter 1986).
Married Irusha Czuszakivna. Children: Lida, Marc.