Bachelor of Music, London University, Farnborough, Hants, England, 1972.
Resident director Opera North, Leeds, Ireland, 1984—1990. Head, acting Royal College Music, Ireland, 1993—1994, Stella Mann College, London, 2004—2005. Guest professor Gothenburg University, Sweden, 1996, head, music theatre, since 2005.
Artistic planning committee Malmo Opera, Sweden, 2000—2002. Associate director National Youth Music Theatre, London, Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2001—2003. Artistic director MT4Uth, Belfast, since 2003.
Married Anthoula Papadakis, May 14, 1994. 1 child Gemma Capuano.