has been teaching in the Bellefonte Area School District
He is an alumnus of Bellefonte (class of '77) and went on to Penn State University to get his Bachelor's Degree in music education.
has taught general music, chorus, and instrumental lessons at all three levels of instruction; middle school, elementary, and high school, since being hired at Bellefonte
has assisted with the high school band for 14 years in all areas of the program, specializing in marching band and jazz band.
He is also the music director at St. John's Catholic Church in Bellefonte, playing the organ and directing the adult and children's choir.
He is currently a member of the music fraternity Phi Mu Alpha, the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA), Music Educators National Conference (MENC), Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA) the Elks Lodge and Nittany Country Club.