Bachelor of Science in Music Education, Skidmore College, 1972; Master of Arts in Musicology, State University of New York, Binghamton, 1974; Doctor of Philosophy in Musicology, West Virginia University, 1981.
Curator, associate professor, then professor University South Dakota, Vermillion, since 1978.
Organist United Methodist Church, Vermillion, since 1978. Member American Museum Instrument Society (journal. advertising manager 1985-1994, board governors 1987-1995, registrar 1978-1994, vice president 1991-1995), American Musicology Society, Violin Society of America, Viola da Gamba Society of America, Sonneck Society for American Music, Galpin Society (London).
Married Barry L. Banks, April 7, 1984.