Bachelor of Music, Eastman School Music, 1964. Master of Music, Eastman School Music, 1968. Doctor in Museum Arts, The Catholic University America, 1970.
Lecturer music, The Catholic U. American, Washington, 1966-1970; music director, conductor, Quincy (Illinois) Symphony Orchestra, 1970-1983; lecturer music, John Wood Community College, Quincy, 1980-1983; associate professor, Idaho State University, Pocatello, 1983-1988; professor, Idaho State University, Pocatello, since 1988; music director, conductor, Idaho State Civic Symphony, Pocatello, since 1983.
Board directors Civic Music Association, Quincy, 1970-1974. Board secretary Volunteer Action Center, Quincy, 1976-1978. Served with United States Navy, 1966-1970.
Member American Society of Composers, American String Teachers Association, National Band Association Lodges: Rotary (Quincy membership chairman 1975-1983, member Pocatello fine arts committee since 1985).
Married Patricia Imogene Dengler, August 14, 1965. Children: Samantha, Clara, Alexander.