Bachelor of Music, University London, 1964. Master of Music, Royal College Music, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy in Music (University fellow), University Colorado, 1970.
Resident music master, University School, Victoria, B.C., Canada, 1952-1955; member of faculty, administrator, Mount Royal College, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1955-1965; member of faculty, Banff (Alberta) School Fine Arts, 1960-1966; member of faculty, administrator, School of Music, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1968-1978; dean, New England Conservatory of Music, 1978-1983; professor music, department chairman music, Texas Christian U., Fort Worth, 1983-1987; dean faculty, Principia College, Elsah, Illinois, 1987-1994; professor music, Principia College, Elsah, Illinois, 1987-1996; freelance performer, teacher, consultant, since 1996.
Served with British Army, 1947-1949.
Married Mary Thatcher, 1958. 1 son, Michael.