Student, Converse College, 1946. Student, Colorado College, 1948. Bachelor of Music cum laude, Syracuse University, 1949.
Master of Music, Northwestern University, 1950.
Assistant professor music Milton (Wisconsin) College, 1950-1954. Assistant conductor Milton College Band, 1954. Assistant professor humanities and music University Chicago, 1956-1961.
Associate professor music and humanities, conductor chorale State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1961-1964. Professor, chairman department fine arts California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1964-1977, founding chairman department music, 1977-1978, professor department music, 1978-1986, professor emeritus department music, since 1986. Member California State College Employee Association Statewide Academy Council, 1968-1971.
Member California State College International Program Academy Council and Executive Committee, 1967-1973. Board directors Monday Evening Concerts, Los Angeles, 1966-1977. Director Saturday Conservatory Music, Los Angeles chapter, 1967-1971.
Coordinator humanities Master of Arts program California State University, Dominguez Hills. Composer-in-residence Chamber Music Conference and Composer's Forum of the East, Bennington College, 1989.
Member American Society of Composers (creative grant award since 1976), College Music Society, American Society University Composers (national chairman 1974-1977), National Association Composers United States of America (president since 1978), Society Composers Inc., American Association Choral Conductor.