Biographical Information


B.M. Eastman School of Music student of David K. VanHoesan (1969-73)

Graduate study University of Buffalo student of Nelson Dayton 1975

M.M. University of Michigan student of Hugh Cooper (1977-1980)

Music Fellowship recipient, Northwestern University 1994

Fulbright Memorial Scholarship (Japan) recipient 2004


Teaching Experience

Williamsville HS, Williamsville, NY 1973-77 band director

Moanalua HS, Honolulu, HI 1977-87 band director

Iolani School, Honolulu, HI 1987-2009 band director

MidPacific Institute, Honolulu, HI 2009-2013 band director

University of Hawaii lecturer 2014 woodwind methods

Private bassoon instruction for more than 40 years


Performing Experience

On call musician for Honolulu Symphony, Maui Symphony, Royal Hawaiian Band


Professional Associations

Oahu Band Directors Association

Hawaii Music Educators Association

American School Band Directors Association

International Double Reed Society