Composer Ben Justis (b. 1990) has been arranging and writing original music since high school. He has composed works for solo instrument, duets and chamber groups, choir, jazz combo, orchestra, concert band, and marching band. His music has been played in Colorado and across the country. He is a Tapspace publishing artist and past president of the CSU Student Composers Alliance. Some of his most notable teachers include Eric Hollenbeck, James David, and Forrest Pierce. Ben resides in Lawrence, Kansas where he is working on his graduate composition degree.