Doctoral studies, M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; B.M., Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. Formerly, teacher, elementary and secondary schools; supervisor of student teaching, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Performances with St. Louis Symphony, St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra, St. Louis Muny Opera, Joffrey Ballet Orchestra, Utica Symphony, Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, Binghamton Philharmonic, BC Pops Orchestra, Tri-Cities Opera, Ringling Brothers Circus, Six Flags, Disney on Parade. Clinician and recitalist, Custom Music. Recordings for St. Louis Symphony and St. Louis Brass Ensemble; solo recordings of Vaughan Williams’s Concerto with Cornell Wind Ensemble. Contributor, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion.
Retired Associate Professor, Music Performance