Born in London England, Fred is a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston, and holds a B.M. in Commercial Arranging.
Inspired by the music of Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder and "Star Wars" from an early age, music has always been an intregal part of his life. As a performer, he has worked with many fantastic artists including: Shirley Jones, John Davidson, Tony Sandler, and the R&B band: Cameo.
As a music editor, Fred has worked for, amongst others, Lisa Berman, and Lorie Line. Fred currently resides with his family in Minneapolis, where he writes and performs with the jazz group "Story City."
He also works for MakeMusic, producers of Finale®, the world's best-selling music notation software, as a Music Editor and Engraver.