Bachelor of Music, University Kansas, 1990. Master of Music, New England Conservatory Music, 1992. Doctor in Musical Arts, University California, San Diego, 2000.
Summer session artist faculty New England Conservatory, Boston, since 1998. Assistant professor music Bemidji (Minnesota) State University, since 2000. Artist-in-residence Walden School.
Member of American Composers Forum, College Music Society.