Bachelor of Music in Music Education University of Houston, Houston TX (1959)

Master of Music in Conducting University of Houston, Houston TX (1962)

Honorary Doctorate of Humanities Houston Baptist University (1989)

Band Director Cy-Fair School District, Houston TX (1960-1968)

Band Director Houston Baptist University, Houston TX (1969-1982)

Assoc. Professor: Conducting, Music Education Methods, Orchestration Houston Baptist University (1969-1982)

Professor/ Dean of Fine Arts Dept. Houston Baptist University (1982-1994)

Professor/ Chairman of School of Music. Houston Baptist University (2005-2006)

Conducting Student Tanglewood Music Center, Lenox MA/Peninsula Music Festival, Fish Creek WI/ Pierre Monteux School, Hancock ME (summers in early 1960’s)

Conducting Pupil of Pierre Monteux, Max Rudolf, Ezra Rachlin & Thor Johnson.

Lecturer for Student Music Tours International Cultural Exchange Schools Paris, Vienna, Salzburg & Dubrovnik (1970-1973)

Conductor/ TV Specials for NBC, CBS, PBS (1970-1974)

Session Conductor Soundville Studios, Houston TX (1971-1974)
Tierra Studios, Houston TX
Longhorn Studios, Houston TX
Woodland Studios, Nashville TN

Adjudicator, Clinician for Music Festivals Texas and Canada (1970–2000)

Producer, Jazz CDs Tierra Studios, Houston TX (2007-2013)

*three CDs nominated for Grammy Awards, plus nomination for Producer of the Year (2010).

Asst. Conductor Houston Youth Symphony (1960-1963)

Conductor Houston Youth Symphony (1964-1969)

Conductor Houston Municipal Band (1971-1981)

Asst. Conductor Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Houston (1962-1973)

Conductor Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Houston (1974- 2002)

*PBS production Princess Ida nominated for an Emmy (1974)

Conductor Houston Civic Symphony (1970-1990)

Conductor/ Music Director Theatre Under The Stars, Houston TX (45 productions, 1979-2003)

Guest Conductor Fifth Avenue Theatre, Seattle WA (10 productions, 1989-1996)

Guest Conductor Cleveland Opera Company (4 productions, 1994-2000)

World Premieres Conductor: Operas Brian Boru (1991) & Bonhoeffer (2000) by Dr. Ann Gebuhr

Music of Leo Zeitlin (2016)

Guest Conductor: Arkansas Symphony Concerts (1997 & 1999)

Conductor: Skylight Music Theatre, Milwaukee Les Miserables (2013and Pirates of Penzance (2016)

The Pirates of Penzance – The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Houston – 2001  (Live)  Wortham Theater
The Sorcerer – The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Houston – 2002  (Live) – Wortham Theater
Here I  Am – Music of Bernie Hatch – 2006 – Tierra Studios
Palestina   (Music of Leo Zeitlin) – 2016  (Live) – JCC  (Houston)
No Worries – Featuring Larry Slezak- Sax – 2008 
Slide Side – Featuring Thomas Hulten – Trombone – 2009
Every Day Ain’t Friday – Featuring Gary Weldon – trumpet and harmonica – 2012