Bachelor in Music Education, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1990. Master of Arts in Choral Conducting, University Iowa, Iowa City, 1993. DMA in Choral Conducting, University Iowa, Iowa City, 2003.
Public school music teacher, Iowa and Minnesota, 1996—2003. Assistant professor music Doane College, Crete, Nebraska, since 2003.
Member of Music Educators National Conference, American Choral Directors Association (life).
Married Carly Michelle Woythaler, July 20, 1996.