• Played trumpet in high school in Britt, IA.
• Retired from music after high school graduation.
• After retiring from work, I purchased a used horn in 2017, started taking lessons and playing again.
BANDS/GROUPS I HAVE PLAYED OR AM PLAYING IN
• Town North Concert Band *
• New Horizons Band Dallas *
• BSChE from Iowa State University in 1968.
• Worked in the oil refining and petrochemical industries and retired from this in 2012.
Most of this time was spent in technology licensing, doing both technical and commercial
work. We alternated living in the Houston area and in Southern California, and moved to
Dallas in 2014.
• My wife, Margaret, and I moved to Dallas to be closer to our daughter, son,
their spouses and our five grandchildren who all live in Dallas.
• Helping watch or transport grandchildren when our daughter or daughter-in-law need assistance.