Christian Earl has taught instrumental music in the Utah public schools for fifteen years. Mr. Earl is currently Director of Bands at Fairfield Junior High School in Kaysville, Utah. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Instrumental Music Education from Weber State University, where he studied composition with Thomas R. Root. He has been involved in various music education organizations, and served as editor of Interface, Utah's Music Educator Journal for four years. He is a member of the National Band Association, MENC, and served for four years on the new band music reading committee in Utah. Currently, he serves as Associate Conductor of the Salt Lake Symphonic Winds.