B.Mus. M.Mus. (San Francisco Conservatory); Ph.D. in Musicology, (University of California). Alumnus of Aspen Music School and Hochschule Mozarteum. Taught at San Francisco Conservatory, San Diego Mesa College and University of California. Finalist in International Guitar Competition (Toronto). Recipient of San Diego Fellowship and MUSICA grant from Institute of International Education. Prize winner, Erste Internationaler Wettbewerb, Freiburg. Performances in USA, Europe, and New Zealand. Studies with Pepe Romero. Judge for Guitar Foundation of America International Competition; Co-director, California State University Guitar and Lute Institute. A frequent featured performer at festivals and an adjudictor, he is heard regularly on CBC Stereo and is president of the Victoria Guitar Society.