Bachelor of Music, Curtis Institute, Philadelphia, 1954. Master in Sacred Music cum laude, Union Seminary, New York City, 1956. Doctor in Musical Arts, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1967.
Faculty Hastings College, Nebraska, 1956—1957, Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, 1957—1962. Professor performance studies College Musical Arts, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, since 1962. Organist St. Elizabeth's Church, Philadelphia, 1952—1954, Franklin St. Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, 1957—1962, 1st Presbyterian Church, Bowling Green, Ohio, since 1963, St. Peter's Lutheran Church, New York City, 1954—1956.
Lecturer, workshop presenter in field.
Member of American Guild Organists, Music Teachers National Association.
Married Nancy Ester Bookout, July 6, 1956. Children: Deborah, David.