Former Director of Bands in the Medford (Oregon) Schools starting 1974, Larry produced outstanding bands every year at Hedrick Junior High. He also taught trumpet at Southern Oregon University and served on the graduate faculty of the American Band College.
At the Western International Band Clinic, he was the master of ceremonies for the various concerts at the convention in Seattle, Washington. He was also the honor band chair and dealt with all 600 high school musicians during their time at the convention.
His Medford Mid-High School Band was selected and performed at the first Western International Band Clinic in January 1980 in San Jose, California.