Kansas born & presently living in Missouri. Attended Wichita State University and the University of Kansas. Percussionist, singer and composer of music ranging from orchestral to adult choral; children's choir to church music. His most recent works, Shenandoah Spring 1862, was commissioned and premiered by the Cypress Symphony in Orange County, CA in July of 2012. The 70s Peter Allen tune, I Go To Rio, was written and performed on the 2015 Japan tour by the Hollywood Film Orchestra.