Bachelor of Music, Sherwood Conservatory Music, 1964. Master of Music, Northwestern University, 1966. Doctor of Music, Indiana University, 1974.
Associate instructor School Music, Indiana University, 1966—1971. Instructor department music Chicago State University, 1971—1975, assistant professor, 1975—1979, associate professor, 1979—1980. Founder, director Suzuki Music Academy Chicago, 1975—1986, Chicagoland Suzuki Music Festival, 1981—1986, Chicago Summer Suzuki Institute, 1982—1986.
Member faculty American Suzuki Institute, University Wisconsin, since 1976, Westminster Choir College Conservatory, since 1986. Founder, board directors Andrews International Music Festival, since 1986. Advisor Suzuki Music Association Greater Chicago, since 1986.
Pianist, clinician United States, Canada, Europe, Australia. Participant Tchaikovsky International Competition, Moscow, 1970, Vianna da Motta Competition, Lisbon, 1971, Rockefeller Competition Excellence American Music, Chicago, 1978.
Member of Suzuki Association Americas (chairman publication committee, former national board directors), Illinois State Music Teachers Association, Music Teachers National Association, Music Educators National Conference.