|Country||United States of America|
|Occupation||Composer, Performer, Teacher|
Born in Mobile, AL. Education at U. of Southern Mississippi and U. of Texas at Austin. Taught 40 years at Mississippi College in Clinton, MS. Clarinetist. Composer of over 150 works for voice, piano, band, orchestra, opera, chorus. Retired from teaching in 2010. Accepting commissions for new works.
Awards include Ostwald Prize, VocalEssence Carol Contest, Miss. Institute of Arts and Letters.