Dale is originally from Massachusetts, where he graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Boston. He has been the music director at the Dean Junior College Theater Department in Franklin, at the Massasoit Community College in Brockton and at three UU churches in Massachusetts. He taught music in the Marshfield, Mass. public schools for seven years.
Dale also has extensive experience teaching private piano studies to both children and adults of all ages and is currently on the faculty at the Portland Conservatory of Music and Waynflete School.
Dale's performance experience is extensive and varied, ranging from cabaret to college music theater, from classical to jazz.