Bachelor of Music, University Chicago/Chicago Museum College, 1951. Master of Music, Indiana University, 1954. Postgraduate, Berkshire Music Center.
Postgraduate, Peabody Conservatory Music. Studies with Frank Gittleson, Serge Koussevitzky, Nadia Boulanger, Vittorio Rieti.
Music director, conductor, American Symphony Orchestra, Paris, 1945-1946;
music director, conductor, Richmond (Virginia) Philharmonic Orchestra, 1949-1953;
music director, conductor, Michigan Bach-Mozart Festival, 1962-1965;
music director, conductor, American Chamber Orchestra, Washington, since 1979. Guest conductor various orchestras including Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London, Vienna Symphony, George Enescu State Philharmonic, St. Cecilia Orchestra, Rome, Philadelphia Orchestra, Boston Symphony. Speaker Center for the Arts, Florida, 1990.
Lecturer throughout United States.
Member American Federation Musicians.
Married Ruth Marie Feldt, January 29, 1955.