Bachelor of Music, University of Michigan, 1958; Master of Music, University of Michigan, 1959; Doctor of Philosophy, Florida State University, 1969.
Chairman department music Athens (Alabama) College, 1960-1965. Professor music Troy (Alabama) State University, since 1967. Organist, choirmaster St. Mark's Episcopalian Church, Troy, since 1970, 1st Presbyterian Church, Troy, since 1978.
Adjudicator choral festivals Alabama Vocal Association, others, since 1972.
Member Music Educators National Conference, American Choral Directors Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (Orpheus award 1977), Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Kappa Lambda.
Married Jane Moore, August 11, 1962. Children: Joseph Perrin, William Rae.