Bachelor, Columbia University, 1947. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1951. Bachelor of Science, Julliard School Music, 1949.
Master of Science, Julliard School Music, 1950.
Instructor, Columbia University, 1952-1953; teacher, Mannes College, 1952-1957; member of faculty, University of California at Los Angeles, 1957-1968; professor department music, University of California at Los Angeles, 1968-1991.
Married Victoria Elizabeth Khodadad, July 24, 1946. Children: Gabriel, Naomi Stoller, Adam.