Doctoral studies, M.M., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; performance studies, Northwestern University; B.M.E., University of New Mexico. Studies with Howard Klug, Larry Combs, Floyd Williams; additional studies with Anthony Gigliotti, Stanley Hasty; chamber music with Marcel Moyse. Principal clarinet and soloist, Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, Ithaca Wind Quintet. Past president, International Clarinet Association. Performances with Syracuse Symphony, Glimmerglass Opera, Binghamton Philharmonic, Urbana-Champaign Symphony. Chamber music with Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, Ariadne String Quartet, Skaneateles Music Festival, Ensemble X, New York Woodwind Quintet, Illinois Woodwind Quintet. Solo and chamber music performances, teaching in the U.S., Europe, South America. Contributor, Clarinet, Band Director’s Guide, Chamber Music America.