I am a retired professional musician. I taught oboe and music history at Bradley University and directed the Collegium Musicum. I also taught oboe, directed the Collegium Musicum and served as chair of the woodwind faculty at Lutheran Summer Music for 15 years. I have been a professional church musician - organist and choirmaster. And served for some time as the chorusmaster and a chorister for Opera Illinois and Sugar Creek Symphony and Song. For many years I also also an active freelance oboist playing in numerous orchestras and chamber ensembles. Finally I was the English Horn player with the ensemble WiZARDS! - A Double Reed Consort, with whom I made 5 recordings. Currently I am serving as the Senior Pastor at Peace Lutheran Church in Steeleville, IL.