Bachelor of Music Education, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1964. Master of Music, New England Conservatory, 1966. Postgraduate, University Cincinnati, 1968.
Hornist, keyboardist, assistant conductor, Music in Maine Chamber Orchestra, Bangor, 1966-1967;
instructor horn and piano, U. North Carolina, Greensboro, 1969-1972;
principal hornist, Eastern Music Festival, 1965-1987;
associate director, Eastern Music Festival, 1969-1972;
professor music, Arizona State University, Tempe, since 1972. Assistant principal hornist Cleveland Orchestra, 1975-1976. Hornist, pianist Phoenix Symphony Orchestra.
Visiting professor horn Oberlin College, consultant of music. Freelance musician.
Member International Horn Society, Music Teachers National Association, Music Educators National Conference, National Association College Wind and Percussion Instructors.
Married Ann Harris (divorced 1973). Married Marjorie Yates, 1979 (deceased 1989). 1 child, Megan Elise.