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EDUCATION:
1972-74 Konservatorium and Musikhochschule, Koeln, Germany
1974-75 Boston Conservatory of Music, Boston, MA, USA.
1975-76 Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA, USA.
1976-77 University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
1977-79 The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, USA.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA: Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) - Music Composition
INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA: Master of Arts (MA) - Music Theory and Composition
TRINITY COLLEGE OF MUSIC, LONDON: Fellow of Trinity College, London (FTCL) - Music Theory and Composition - Licentiate of Trinity College, London (LTCL) - Flute Teaching
KONSERVATORIUM DER STADT KOELN - GERMANY Diploma in Flute Performance

LANGUAGES:
German (fluent written/spoken)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS:
BMI Affiliate (Broadcast Music Incorporated, NY.)
Listed in 'Who's Who in American Music' (1985 Edition)
Listed in 'The International Who's Who in Music' (1988 and 1996 Editions)

MILITARY CAREER:
1963-72
Nine years in the Royal Marines Band Service playing Flute and Piano. Performed at various functions and concerts throughout the UK and overseas.

CIVILIAN CAREER:
2007-2010 PART TIME INSTRUCTOR Kalamazoo College Music Department teaching composition and improvisation.
2006 Spring - PART TIME INSTRUCTOR Western Michigan University School of Music Teaching Aural Comprehension.
2000-2005 MUSIC DIRECTOR & CO-FOUNDER - Ithaca Community Orchestra.
2000-2003 PART-TIME TEACHER - Gossett Center, Ithaca, NY, Teaching music appreciation.
2000/2002 INSTRUCTOR - Ithaca Music Academy, Ithaca, NY. Teaching piano, flute, theory, composition, improvisation & ensemble workshops.
1996-99 LECTURER (PART-TIME) - Highbury College (UK) Taught music theory, private flute and piano lessons.
1995-2000 MUSIC DIRECTOR/ADMINISTRATOR - Portsmouth New Music Orchestra (UK)
1994-95 LECTURER (PART-TIME) - University of Southampton (UK) Taught music theory.
1992-1994 MUSIC DIRECTOR - Absolute Theatre Company, Hendersonville, NC.
1985-88 INSTRUCTOR - The Crowden School, Berkeley, California, USA. Taught music theory, composition, harmony, counterpoint, ear-training, musicianship, conducting and ensemble coaching, private flute and piano lessons.
1983-85 MUSIC DIRECTOR - Falls Church Civic Band, Falls Church, VA.
1981-85 MUSIC DIRECTOR/ADMINISTRATOR - New Music Orchestra of Washington, DC.
1979-81 INSTRUCTOR - Music Schools in Bonn, Bruehl, Wesseling and Koenigswinter, West Germany, also at the Ursulinen Gymnasium, Hersel. Responsible for teaching music theory, composition, appreciation, improvisation, 20th Century music, keyboard harmony and conducting school orchestras.
1977-79 GRADUATE ASSISTANT - Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. Taught music theory, keyboard harmony, ear training.
1976-77 TEACHING FELLOW - University of Pittsburgh. Same duties as above.
1975-76 GRADUATE ASSISTANT - Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Taught flute and chamber music.
1974-75 JUNIOR FACULTY - Boston Conservatory of Music. Taught flute.
1972-73 INSTRUCTOR - Musikschule der Stadt Bonn, W. Germany. Taught flute, private flute and piano lessons.

SHORT COMPOSER RESIDENCIES/WORKSHOPS/GUEST LECTURES:
MIT Dramashop 1975
Siegerland Orchester, Germany 1980
Collegium Musicum, Universit├Ąt, Bonn, Germany 1980
Folger Theatre Company 1984
Randolph County Schools NC 1993
COMA, Basingstoke, England 1999
Various Schools, Portsmouth area, England 1995-2000
Roberts School, Syracuse, NY 2001
Cornell University, Music Dept., 2001