Bachelor of Music, Northwestern University, 1958. Master of Music, Northwestern University, 1959. Postgraduate, Occidental College.
Postgraduate, University of California at Los Angeles. Postgraduate, University Southern California. Postgraduate, Ohio State University.
Postgraduate, State University of New York, Bingamton. Studies with, Todd Duncan. Studies with, Hellmuth Rilling.
Studies with, Otto Werner Mueller. Studies with, William Vennard. Studies with, Howard Swan.
Student, Baroque Institute, Oberlin College, 1992.
Professor, Bakersfield (California) College, 1959-1966;
professor, U. Delaware, Newark, 1966-1972;
professor, Boston University, 1972-1977;
professor music, head voice and choral studies, University of California, Irvine, since 1977. Director Young Vocalist Program at Tanglewood, Lenox, Massachusetts, 1973-1977. Conductor, clinician festivals in numerous states and countries, since 1965.
Participant Bach Festival, U. Oregon, 1979, 82.
Member American Choral Directors Association (president Delaware chapter 1969-1974, president Massachusetts chapter 1973-1975, president western division 1979-1981), Golden Key Society (honorary).
Married Melinda Murray, August 15, 1959. 1 child, Heather Christine.