B.S., B.M., and M.M. in trombone performance from Indiana University. D.M.A. from the University of Maryland. Performance experience includes The Kennedy Center Opera Orchestra, Potomac Pops Symphony Orchestra and is the current director of the Olney Big Band. Over 50 years teaching experience includes appointments at Kean College, Montgomery College, American University, Columbia Union College, Lamdemusinschule in Austria and Mozarteum in Salzburg.