We are a collective of self-publishing wind ensemble, concert band, orchestra, and string ensemble composers, writing music that aids instrumental music educators in engaging students, developing student skills, and meeting classroom goals.

Katherine Bergman

Composer

Katherine Bergman is a Minnesota-based composer who draws on literature, environmentalism, and found materials to create music that has been described as hypnotic and visceral. 

Arthur Breur

Composer

Arthur Breur describes himself as a “composer for hire” and focuses on melodic and motivic composition for live performers. He currently lives on a floating home on the Columbia River in Portland, Oregon.

Dr. Garrett Hope

Composer

An award-winning composer of film and concert music, Dr. Garrett Hope engage with performers and audiences to tell stories and create life-changing experiences.
 

Dr. Chris Teichler

Composer

Dr. R. Christopher Teichler is currently Associate Professor of Music and Director of Instrumental Music at Tabor College (Hillsboro, KS) and Composer in Residence for the MidCities Chamber Singers.

News

Midwest Clinic 2019 Update

Congratulations to Katherine Bergman, Arthur Breur, and Garrett hope! Included in this year's Midwest Clinic reading sessions will be: BAND: Over Wild Solitude - Katherine BergmanPolaris - Garrett Hope ORCHESTRA: Boundary Layer - Garrett HopeNina Bobo (Trad....