1951Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, USA
1973University of Evansville
Harlaxton, England
Bachelor of Arts, cum lauda

Major: Viola and Piano
Prof. Dr. Gerald Fishbach
Prof. Irene Breslau

Master workshops:
Paul Roland (string pedagogy)
Eduard Melkus (Baroque string playing)
Brian Blyth Daubney (compostion)
John Corigilano (composition)
1973Moved to Germany
Teacher at the City Music School in Bünde
1976Director of the City Music School Löhne
1980Director of the City Music School Bad Salzuflen
1984Assistant Director of the City Music School in Hannover
1995Director of the City Music School in Hannover
Hannover Prize
1998Programdirector of the EXPO-Culture project KulturKaleidoskop - made in Hannover
2001Teacher for Multimedia in the Community College of Hannover
Project leader for Multimedia
Project leader for eLearning
2002Teacher for film music at the University of Applied Sciences, Offenburg
2005Project leader for the Medienbus
Chairman of the Examboard for Media-Design (digital), IHK-Hannover
2008Teacher for Mulitmedia, University of Applied>Science, Bielefeld
2010Project leader for Community TV
20133rd European Award of Excellence »City for Children« for the Project Medienbus
KulturKometen- Prize for educational projects