He has lived in Chicago where his music studio is located since 1986. In 1988, he participated in a summer course in Computer Music at the University of Chicago. In 1990-91, he studied the Suzuki Method for Piano at the Chicago Music Institute under Yasuko Joichi.
Since 2000, has served on the jury of the Chopin Youth Piano Competition in Milwaukee. He founded the Chicago Chopin Society in 2003 and has been president since its inception.
MTNA, CAMTA, American Composers Forum