Bachelor Music Education, Mount Mary College, 1955. Master of Music, Chicago Conservatory College, 1966. Completed levels I through III Orff Schulwerk, Hamline University, 1985.
Parish organist, music teacher St. James Elementary School, Madison, Wisconsin, 1955—1956. Music teacher elementary and high school St. Alphonsus, Chicago, 1956—1965. Music teacher St. Isidore School, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1965—1967.
Music teacher, organist, choir leader St. George Elementary School, Kenosha, Wisconsin, 1967—1972. Music teacher, organist Holy Cross Elementary School, Milwaukee, 1972—1979. Associate professor and chairman music department Mount Mary College, 1979—2007, coordinator campus Elderhostel, 1981—1991, director Orff Schulwerk program, since 1984.
Member steering committee Wisconsin Elderhostel Program, 1983—1986. Coordinator Catholic Elementary School Chorus Milwaukee Treelighting Festival, 1972—1984, accompanist Catholic Elementary School Chorus, 1972, conductor Catholic Elem School Chorus, 1973. Member of Mount Mary College, Wisconsin Music Teachers Association (member certification board 1984-1991), Orff Schulwerk Association (chairman college liason committee Milwaukee chapter since 1984, academic standards committee since 2004).