Education    Northwestern University

                      Doctor of Music in Conducting

                      Work with R. Harris, J. Paynter - Aug. 1993


                     Northwestern University

                      Ph. D. in Musicology (A.B.D.)

                      Music History, Organ - Candidacy Attained 1986


                     Concordia University - River Forest, IL

                      Master of Church Music

                      Composition, Organ, Voice - Aug. 1982


                     University of Missouri - St. Louis, MO

                      Bachelor of Music

                      Organ, Voice, Music Education - May, 1981



Experience    Teacher

                       London Middle School, August 2002 - present


                      Director of Choral Activities

                       Kentucky Wesleyan College  

                                            August, 2000-May, 2002


                      Chorus Master

                       Owensboro Symphony Orchestra Chorus

                                                    August, 2000-May, 2002


                             Artistic Director

                       Handel Week in Oak Park

                                               January, 2000 - present


                      Music Director

                            St. Patrick High School

                                                August, 1998 - June, 2000



                       Chicago Chapter–American Guild of Organists



                      Director of Choral Activities

                                                         Associate Professor

                       VanderCook College of Music

                                                February, 1995 - July, 1998


                      Artistic Director

                       Park Forest Singers, Sept. 1994 - June, 1997


                      Parish Musician

                        Grace Episcopal Church, Sept. 1994 - present


                      Founder and Artistic Director

                       Fleur de Lys, Chicago, IL. - Aug. 1990 - 1995



                       Chicago Children's Choir    1988 -1997

                                                                1998 -1999


                      Chorus Master

                       Light Opera Works, Evanston, IL.

                                                          1986 - June 1999



Publications        ChicAGO Centenary Anthology

                                    Editor, World Library Publications, 2006


                             Pipe Organs of Chicago

                             With Stephen Schnurr; Chauncey Park Press, 2005


                             Liturgy as Formation

                                    The Episcopal Church Center, New York, NY, 2004


          Passacaglia Op. 5

                             Belwin Mills, Florida 1995


                             Chorale Prelude on "Herr, Ich Habe Misgehandelt"

                             Belwin Mills, Inclusion in Anthology


                             Chorale Prelude on "Herzliebster Jesu"

                             Belwin Mills, Florida 1994


                                    Partita on "Erhält Uns, Herr"  Op. 2                         

                             Belwin Mills, Florida 1989


                             Chorale Prelude on "Schmücke Dich"

                             Belwin Mills, Florida 1986


Affiliations   American Guild of Organists

                                         Dean, Chicago Chapter 1998-2003

                           Steering Committee 2006 National Convention-Chicago

                          Leadership Program for Musicians

                          Illinois Arts Council, Panelist, 1999

                          Organ Historical Society

                          American Guild of Musical Artists

                          American Musicological Society

                          Music Educators National Conference

                          American Choral Directors Association



Certifications      Choir Master Certificate

                             American Guild of Organists, June 1983



Biographical  International Who's Who of Music and Musicians

Citations        11th, 12th, 17th, & 18th, Editions

                            Who's Who in the World: 15 th & 16 th Editions

                            Who's Who in America : 55th & 61st Editions

                            Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers: 5, 6 & 9th Editions

                            Who's Who in Entertainment: 3rd & 4th Editions

                            Who's Who in the Midwest: 23rd, 24th, 25th, & 26th, Editions

                            Dictionary of International Biography: 26th & 27th Editions

                            International Who's Who of Intellectuals: 13th Edition