Bachelor of Music, Eastman School of Music, 1952. Master of Music, Eastman School of Music, 1953. Doctor Musical Arts, Eastman School of Music, 1965.
Conductor Hillel Little Symphony, Rochester, New York, 1948-1953. Instructor in music University Wisconsin, Stevens Point, 1955-1957. Conductor, music director Utica (New York ) Symphony, 1962-1966.
Conductor, professor State University of New York, Oswego, 1967-1979. Conductor, professor, director orchestras Ohio University, Athens, 1979-1983. Music director Bay View Festival Chamber Orchestra, summers 1981, 82, 83.
Conductor, professor East New Mexico University, Portales, 1983-1985. Music director Southwest Symphony, 1984-1994. Music. Missoula (Montana) Symphony Orchestra, 1985.
Music director Philharmonia New Mexico, Carlsbad, New Mexico, since 1994. Professor music University Montana, Missoula. Music theory clinician American Symphony Orchestra League, Minneapolis, 1990.
Sergeant United States Army, 1953-1955. Member Condrs.' Guild (board directors since 1992, chair awards committee since 1997).
Married Evelyn H. (Hipona), January 1, 1995.