Dr. Garrett Hope’s purpose is to use his God-given creativity and communication skills to entertain and enlighten people, draw people together for a common cause, and to coach composers and creatives to become unstoppable.
As a composer, Garrett engages with performers and audiences to tell stories and create life-changing experiences. Especially for students. He loves working with educational ensembles. Garrett also writes music for independent films. He has won several awards for his music.
As a coach and public speaker, Garrett empowers people to unlock their creativity and to become successful at making a living practicing their art. He does this by helping them identify and break through the beliefs that they hold about themselves that are preventing them from achieving their potential. He helps creatives build networks and make strategic business decisions so they can make a living doing what they love.
Garrett also launched The Portfolio Composer podcast where he coaches composers in building careers in composition and interviews successful composers, authors, business leaders, and thinkers. Through The Portfolio Composer Garrett is available as a personal coach to help you grow as a creative.
Garrett holds degrees from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, the University of Northern Colorado, and Colorado Christian University. He is a native of Colorado, but currently lives in Nebraska with his wife and daughter.