Joined Hochstein Faculty in: 1979
Additional position(s) at Hochstein: Chair, Voice Department
Master of Science degree from the University of Buffalo with additional work at the Manhattan School of Music, the University of Missouri and SUNY Brockport; Bachelor of Science degree from SUNY Fredonia. Lifetime member of the Music Educators National Conference and the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA)in which he served on National and State Committees.
2004 recipient of the NYSSMA Distinguished Service Award. Past Urban Chair for NYSSMA and member of the Multicultural Committee and Awards and Recognition Committee of NYSSMA. Certified All-State Vocal Adjudicator for NYSSMA and frequent guest conductor for area All-State choirs and All-County choirs throughout New York State. Public school music educator for over 35 years; adjunct professor of choir, Alfred University.