Teaching and Administrative Experience

1939-76 Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
1939-67 Chairman of Theory and Composition
1957-58 Acting Head of Music Department
1967-76 Chairman of Music Composition
1976- Professor Emeritus


Guest Professorships

1950 Montana State University (summer)
1969 Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA (spring)
1980 Michigan State University (January-June)
1983 University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA (January-May)


Conducting and Instrumental Experience

Assistant Conductor and Arranger for "The Louisiana Kings" (Professional 30-piece Brass Ensemble)

Advanced conducting study with Paul White, Eastman School of Music

Many guest conducting engagements

Piano study for approximately 20 years; trumpet for approximately 15 years, played trumpet with the University of Missouri Band; principal trumpet with the Louisiana State University Symphony Orchestra; and second trumpet with the Lansing Symphony Orchestra