|As a trombonist
4 years in Indiana University bands
8 years as band and orchestra teacher in high schools in Mt.Pleasant, MI, Calumet City, IL, and Bloomington, IN
2 years as band and orchestra director in Central Michigan University
7 years as associate director of bands at Indiana U.
17 years conductor of Bloomington Community Band
30 years teaching conducting classes at Indiana University
36 years teaching band arranging at I. U.
24 years teaching instrumental methods classes at I. U.
As composer and arranger
Composer of 34 works for concert band or orchestra (14 of these were published)
Composer and/or arranger of numerous chamber works for winds or percussion, 7 of which were published
Author of two instruction books for trombone or baritone
President of Central & Southern Indiana School Music Association
President of Indianapolis In-and-about Music Educators
President of North Central Division of Music (10 states)
Educators National Conference
President of National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors
Elected to Phi Beta Mu Hall of Fame
Named Musician of the Year by Indiana Music Educators Association
Awarded two fellowships at Huntington Hartford Foundation for music composition