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EDUCATION AND STUDY

  • High School - Ft. Collins, Colorado (graduated at age 16)
  • Pasadena Jr. College (California)
  • University of Southern California (USC)
  • Denver University
  • University of Colorado, B.M. in Trumpet (1941)
  • Eastman School of Music, M.M. in Music Theory (1947-48)
    M.M. in Composition
  • (Also: within a few hours of having degrees in Psychology and in English Literature.)

 

TRUMPET TEACHERS

  • Harold Mitchell
  • Herbert L. Clarke
  • Hyram Lammes
  • John Leick
  • Louis Maggio
  • Mabel Keith Leach
  • William Vacciano (studied indirectly)

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Public Schools in Rifle, Colorado
  • Public Schools in Englewood, Colorado
  • San Francisco State College
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana (starting 1946)
  • Retired as Professor of Music from Indiana University in 1988

 

PERFORMING AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Don Macs Orchestra
  • Los Angeles Philharmonic (substitute)
  • California Orchestra (substitute)
  • Freelance Trumpet in the Los Angeles area (including radio shows, Ice shows, etc.)
  • Freelance Trumpet in the Denver, Colorado area K.O.A. Radio Station
  • Denver Symphony
  • Professional arranger

 

TRUMPET CLINICS

  • U.C.L.A
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Nevada
  • Appalachian State University
  • California State University in Chico (1982)
  • University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
  • University of Alaska
  • Performed and lectured at the first (ITG) International Trumpet Guild meeting (1975)

 

VIDEO TAPED PRESENTATIONS

  • University of Alaska (Video tape series to be released soon)
  • Taped show for Public/Educational TV, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Video tape series for the California State University in Chico
    (topics included The Acoustics of the Trumpet and Gestalt Psychology)

 

ARTICLES

  • Series of Articles on arranging for the School Musician
  • ITG lecture published in Charles Colin's New York Brass Journal (1975)