John Beeman is an award-winning composer and music educator for 27 years who has taught at all levels from elementary music to university classes. Mr.Beeman studied with Peter Fricker and William Bergsma at the University of Washington where he received his Masterís degree. He has attended the Ernest Bloch Composersí Symposium, the Bard Composer-Conductor program, the Oxford Summer Institutes, and the Oregon Bach Festival and has received awards through Meet the Composer, the American Music Center and ASCAP. Compositions have been performed by Ensemble Sorelle, the Mission Chamber Orchestra, the Ives Quartet, Fireworks Ensemble, Paul Dresher, the Oregon Repertory Singers and Schola Cantorum of San Francisco. John Beeman's educational compositions have been performed by numerous schools including Los Altos and Mountain View High Schools, Satanta (Kansas) High School, Presidio Middle School, Egan and Blach Junior High Schools, and the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra.