Southern Methodist University, MM and Performer’s Certificate-Eastman School of Music. Studies with John Beck, Don Liuzzi, Kalman Cherry, Doug Howard, John Bannon, Charles Owen. Instructor at Ithaca College, Mansfield University (PA), the Brevard Music Center (NC) and has taught at Interlochen Center for the Arts, James Madison University, University of Virginia, the Odessa/Midland (TX) school system and the Blue Lake (MI) Fine Arts Camp. He has performed with the New York City Opera Touring Orchestra, the Albany and Harrisburg (PA) Symphonies, as well as the Dallas, Richmond (VA), Greensboro (NC), Knoxville (TN), Oklahoma, and Anchorage Symphonies. He is the owner of DAY Percussion Repair, www.daypercussionrepair.com, specializing in all facets of keyboard modification and percussion instrument repair.