Early training at the San Francisco Conservatory and with Canadian composer Harry Freedman. BM, MA, Doctor of Music from Northwestern University where his principal teachers were Ben Johnston, Alan Stout, William Karlins and as Teaching Assistant to Gary Kendall in computer music. Additional graduate study U.C. Berkeley with John Thow and Gerard Grisey. Advanced Master Classes with Jacob Druckman and Bernard Rands at the Aspen Music Festival, and with Judith Weir at the Oregon Bach Festival. Additional Instruction with Samuel Adler, Milton Babbit. Taught Computer Music as Visiting Assistant Professor in Music Theory and Technology at the prestigious Oberlin College at the age of 25. Resident Composer Brooklyn College Computer Music Center. Adjunct faculty Union County College, N.J. Visiting/Guest Lecturer/Artist/Speaker: NYU, U. Mass. Amherst, Kobe Tokiawa College, Atlanta College of Art, Univ. Miami FL, College Music Society Southern Regional Conference Univ. of Florida Tampa, International Conference for the Web Delivery of Music (Wedelmusic/InteractiveMusic Network) Univ. of Leeds, England, Project Bar B Que (Interactive Audio Think Tank), Graphite2006 Univ. Teknologi Malaysia UTM. New Interfaces for Musical Expression 2009 Carnegie Mellon Univ. FutureMedia Fest 2010 Georgia Tech, Presenter SIEGE 2014. 2010 North American Continent Winner of Intel Software Partner Program Fast Track Experience. Technology Association of Georgia - Chair, Digital Media & Entertainment Society. Commissions: San Francisco Chamber Symphony, Stoney Brook Contemporary Players. Awards: BMI Student Composers, Highest Honors Northwestern U., American Music Center, National Saxophone Society, Kensington Symphony, others. Grants: Meet the Composer, Ekstein Trust.