DMA, University of Maryland; MM, The Catholic University of America; BA, Bowling Green State University. Studies with Herbert Spencer, Ted Thayer, Greg Miller, and Martin Hackleman.
Finalist American Horn Competition (1994, 1989). Frequent soloist in Washington, DC area; performer of Gilbert Vinter’s Hunter’s Moon in southern United States. Soloist and clinician in Ohio, New Mexico, Georgia, and New York. Member of “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band (29 years), Washington Symphonic Brass. Principal horn, Alexandria Symphony Orchestra & American Pops Orchestra. Performances with most Washington area symphony orchestras and choirs, Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra (PA), Richmond Symphony (VA). Adjunct applied faculty, George Mason University. Adjudicator at school music competitions and auditions.