Bay Area resident with Ph.D. in Performance (Steinhardt School, New York University, 1979) where he studied with Eugene List. An M.S. in Music Education with emphasis on Musicology (Queens College, City University of New York, 1970). Studied with Adele Marcus and Eduard Steuermann leading to the Artist’s Diploma (The Juilliard School, 1964).
Earned an A.B. in Music as a student of John Kirkpatrick and of music historian Donald J. Grout, author of A History of Western Music (Cornell, 1960). Performances in many countries (1969 to present). Teacher of Music, NYC etc.; Supervisor/Director of Music for school districts Lexington, MA; Copiague, NY; Jackson, NJ. Professor of Music at Long Island’s Hofstra University; Adelphi University; LaGuardia Community College; Suffolk County Community College; Chair/Associate Professor, Five Towns College.