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Carol Brittin Chambers

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Carol Brittin Chambers


Carol Brittin Chambers (b. 1970, Lubbock, Tx.) is an American composer, educator and arranger.

Ms. Chambers received a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Texas Tech University and a Master of Music degree in trumpet performance from Northwestern University. She studied under Vincent Cichowicz, Will Strieder, John Paynter, Arnold Jacobs, and James Sudduth.

Chambers is the owner and composer of Aspenwood Music, where she is commissioned each year to compose and arrange works for concert band, marching band, and various other ensembles, as well as The Crossmen Drum Corps. In addition to marching music, Chambers also enjoys writing works for concert band, solo instruments, and small ensembles. She was most recently named the winner of the 2019 WBDI (Women Band Directors International) Composition Competition.

She is currently on the music faculty at Texas Lutheran University where she teaches trumpet and music education. In addition to writing and teaching, she also maintains an active performance schedule, including appearances with the Mid-Texas and San Antonio Symphonies, as well as the San Antonio Brass.

Before coming to TLU, Chambers taught band for many years in the North East Independent School District, in San Antonio, Texas. She was an assistant band director at Ed White Middle School, Lee High School, and Bush Middle School. She also taught private lessons in NEISD.

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  • Carol Brittin Chambers, Aspenwood Music
  • The Horizon Leans Forward..., compiled and edited by Erik Kar Jun Leung, GIA Publications, 2021, p. 281.
  • Rand, Catherine. "Kalos Eidos." In Teaching Music through Performance in Band. Volume 12, Compiled and edited by Andrew Trachsel, 397-404. Chicago: GIA Publications, 2021.
  • Richardson, Brett A. "Sunchaser." In Teaching Music through Performance in Band. Volume 12, Compiled and edited by Andrew Trachsel, 295-301. Chicago: GIA Publications, 2021.