Boston Pops conductor who directed music in the 2002 Olympics.
He studied conducting at the Brevard Music Center.
He has been a part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic as well as the Boston Pops Orchestra.
He married his second wife, Ann Louise Heatherington, on August 22, 1981, then married Lucia Lin on September 8, 1996. He married Emiley Elizabeth Zalesky on Ocotber 7, 2007.
Like Albert Brooks, he attended Carnegie Mellon University.