Associate of Arts, Mars Hill College, 1963. Bachelor, Mars Hill College, 1964. Master of Music, Indiana University, 1967.
Singer Santa Fe Opera, New Mexico, 1965-1967, Cincinnati Opera, 1968-1973, New York Lyric Opera, New York City, 1973-1977, Bel Canto Opera, New York City, 1973-1978, New York City Opera, 1973-1985, Opera Orchestra New York, New York City, 1976-1981, Newark Opera, 1977-1985, Connecticut Grand Opera, Stamford, Hartford, 1978-1985, Metropolitan Opera, New York City, since 1985.
Member American Guild Museum Artists, American Federation of television and Radio Artists.