Rebecca G. Jarvis received her B.A. in Music Education from Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota. She also holds a Masters of Arts in Education from Hamline University in St. Paul. She has been a middle school and high school band director for the past 25 years, teaching in public schools in Minnesota and Texas. Both her middle school and high school band programs earned state and regional awards. She lives in Plymouth, Minnesota and enjoys composing for concert band and smaller instrumental ensembles.