Dr. Jeff Gorbski is a composer, arranger, orchestrator, and educator. He holds a doctorate in Education, with degrees in music and music composition. When he retired, he had been the percussion studio director at Carson-Newman College for seven years. While there, he wrote for and conducted the percussion and marching percussion ensembles, having composed and arranged many pieces during his tenure. He also taught composition, orchestration, and other music classes. He has lectured at several national and international conferences and has written for various trade publications and journals. He was then, and still is, a champion for the performance of student compositions, particularly large ensemble works. Dr. Gorbski is currently a freelance arranger/orchestrator, and still teaches composition and orchestration online to students willing and eager to learn the craft.