B.M.E. from Boston University. M.M. in Education from Cambridge College. Performed with the Boston Civic Sympony, Worchester Civic Symphony, the Ted Herbert Orchestra, the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, the 3rd Army Headquarters Band, the 74th Army Band, Blinstrubs Village House Band, Nat King Cole, Louis Armstrong, Chubby Checker and more. Chair of the Professional Music Department at Berklee College of Music and former Chair of the General Music Department. 12 years as educator in public schools. 34 years as chair of the Professional Music Department at the Berklee College of Music.