Degrees from Northwestern University, Roanoke native, Bassoonist with RSO, Shenandoah Symphony Lexington, and Winds of the Blue Ridge. Roanoke City band director retired. Minister of music, Windsor Hills Baptist Church. Married to Judith Woodyard Felty, two children, and four grandchildren.
- Private Bassoon studies
- M.M.Ed., Northwestern University
- B.M.Ed., Northwestern University
- Jefferson High School