Ken is a graduate of Northern Illinois University, and an alumni of the Huskie Marching Band. He current teaches elementary, middle and high school orchestra in District #247 in Sycamore, Illinois. He as also been the guest conductor at several orchestra festivals, including the Illinois Summer Youth Music clinicing at the University of Illinois. Ken marched the Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corp and has worked on the visual staff at Prospect High School. He is a member of the AAmerican String Teachers Association, 1994-preset, theKishwaukee Community Symphony Orchestra andPhi Mu Alpha Sinfonia music fraternity.