Education            Northwestern University

                             Doctor of Music in Conducting

                             Work with R. Harris, J. Paynter


                             Northwestern University

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

                             Music History, Organ - Candidacy Attained


                             Concordia University - River Forest, IL

                             Master of Church Music

                             Composition, Organ, Voice


                             University of Missouri - St. Louis, MO

                             Bachelor of Music

                             Organ, Voice, Music Education


Experience          Regional Representative Sales and Service

                             John-Paul Buzard Pipe Organ Builders

Artistic Director Handel Week in Oak Park

Parish Musician

                             Grace Episcopal Church



Experience          Director of Choral Activities

                             Kentucky Wesleyan College

                             Chorus Master

                             Owensboro Symphony Orchestra Chorus,


Chicago Chapter–American Guild of Organists

                             Director of Choral Activities - Associate Professor

                             VanderCook College of Music

Artistic Director

                             Park Forest Singers

                             Founder and Artistic Director

                             Fleur de Lys, Chicago, IL.


                             Chicago Children's Choir

                             Chorus Master

                             Light Opera Works, Evanston, IL.



Publications        The Rite Place: Kids do church!  Adults do too!

                             With Shawn Schreiner; Church Publishing, 2014


Pipe Organs of Chicago – Volume Two

                             With Stephen Schnurr; Chauncey Park Press, 2009


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


                             Chorale Prelude on "Herr, Ich Habe Misgehandelt"

                             Belwin Mills, Inclusion in Anthology


                             Chorale Prelude on "Herzliebster Jesu"

                             Belwin Mills, Florida


                             Partita on "Erhält Uns, Herr" Op. 2                                                                       

Belwin Mills, Florida


                             Chorale Prelude on "Schmücke Dich"

                             Belwin Mills, Florida



Affiliations          Organ Historical Society, Chair 2012 National Convention Chicago,

Chair Publications Governing Board, National Councilor, National Membership Chair

American Guild of Organists, Dean, Chicago Chapter

                                       Member Steering Committee National Convention-Chicago

                             Leadership Program for Musicians Board Member & Instructor

                             Chicago Midwest Chapter Organ Historical Society Treasurer

Illinois Arts Council, Panelist

                             American Guild of Musical Artists

                             American Musicological Society

                             Music Educators National Conference

                             American Choral Directors Association



Certifications      Choir Master Certificate

                             American Guild of Organists



Biographical        International Who's Who of Music and Musicians

Citations             Various 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