Bachelor, Cambridge (England) University, 1977; Master of Arts, Cambridge (England) University, 1980; Master of Arts in Music, Birmingham (England) University, 1988.
Professor Pre-Romantic Singing, Staatliche Hochschule für Musik, Trossingen, Germany, since 1991. Co-director Vocal Ensemble Red Byrd, United Kingdom, since 1989.
Married Felicity Rose Laurence, January 15, 1983. Children: Rachel Laurence, Miranda Laurence.