Biography & Photographs
I studied at
The University of Michigan School of Music under Nelson Hauenstein and
Michael Stoune, graduating in 1972. I then embarked on a
career in music publishing and began writing the Christian songs for
which I am best known. My songs Alleluia No.
1 and The Light of Christ
can be found in
the hymnals of the Episcopal, Lutheran, Methodist, and Roman Catholic
Michigan, I was
the principal flutist with Dexter Community Orchestra. I
served as principal flutist with Ann
Arbor Civic Band from c. 2001 to 2006. I have played in
musical theatre productions with Croswell Opera House (Adrian,
Michigan); Chelsea Area Players; Tecumseh Youth
Theatre; Salina Area Players; Ann Arbor Comic Opera
Guild; EMU Theatre Department; Ave Maria
College; and Southgate Community Players. In 2000,
I was the flute soloist performing Peter Schickele's Concerto
for Flute and Orchestra at the Ann Arbor Summer
In 2004 and 2005, I performed The Breath
of the Spirit - a new work for two readers,
flute and organ -
in New York City; Paris, France; in Lisbon,
Portugal. I have since performed it in Ann Arbor,
Michigan, and Sarasota, Florida.
have many years of teaching experience with beginners, intermediate,
advanced, and adult students. I moved to Tennessee in
Tommy, sitting on my lap. He is a Havanese, and he
is the best dog who ever lived.
October, 2004, at L'Eglise Saint-Augustin, in Paris, where
Breath of the Spirit.
Performing in the Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris.