Bachelor of Music, Durham (England) University, 1954. Doctor of Music, Westminster Choir College, 1970.
Lecturer, instructor, American University, Washington, 1951-1954; director of music, Mary Institute, St. Louis, 1954-1968; professor music, director choral activities, University Missouri, St. Louis, 1968-1980; director music, organist, Christ Church Cathedral, St. Louis, 1954-1980; founder, conductor, St. Louis Chamber Orchestra and Chorus, 1956-1978; conductor, music director, Bach Society of St. Louis, 1974-1980; director music, organist, Trinity Church, Boston, 1980-1982; director music, organist, St. John's Episcopal Church, Beverly, Massachusetts, 1984-1987, 93-; professor church music, department head, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey, 1987-1991; editor, Engineering and Computer Science Public, Boston, Massachusetts, since 1992.
Chairman religious music committee St. Louis Bicentennial Commission, 1974-1976. Member standing committee on church music, Episcopal Church United States of America, 1964-1976, Young Audiences, Inc., St. Louis, 1969-1972. Fellow Trinity College Music (London), Royal College Organists, American GuildOrganists (president 1986-1990, vice president 1979-1986, Avis Blewett award 1990).
Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Association Anglican Musicians (president 1973-1974, vice president 1972-1973).
Married Carol Freeman Woodward, June 28, 1952. Children: Ronlyn, Sylvia W.