Areas of Expertise
Choral activities, choral techniques, the child's voice and boy's changing voice
Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)
Director of Choral Activities; associate professor; Butler University Choir conductor; teaches conducting and music education
Training from the University of Wisconsin, the University of Colorado and Indiana University, where he received a master's degree in choral conducting
Outstanding University Music Educator of the Year (1992) by the IMEA
Association Memberships (professional/educational)
ACDA; OAKE; MENC; Pi Kappa Lambda.
Founder and Artistic Director of the Indianapolis Children's Choir; founded the Indiana All-State Children's Honor Choir and the Indiana Middle/Junior High School Honors Choir which he conducted for three years each; conducted Mixed, Men's, Women's, Junior High and Children's All-State Choirs and festival choirs; conductor of regional and national honors choirs; conducted the ACDA Southern, Southwest, North Central; guest faculty member at various universities; choral author for Silver Burdett, writing and editing choral music for grades 6, 7 and 8; produced teaching video entitled "Vocal Techniques for the Young Singer"