Biography

I am a Professor of Music at El Camino College where I teach Music History, World Music, Music of The Beatles, Music Appreciation as well as Studio Trumpet, private conducting & composition lessons. I have had two operas premiered and have recently finished a screenplay about Hector Berlioz and his Symphonie Fantastique. My wife, an art historian, and I travel extensively and enjoy rock climbing, concert and gallery going.

Research Interests

  • Screenwriting
  • Opera
  • Twentieth-century Music
  • Irish Literature
  • Hector Berlioz

Affiliations

El Camino College – Professor of Music
Copper Mountain College – Online Instructor

Links to My Work