Award-winning composer Caleb Hammer (b. 1995) hails from Kalamazoo, Michigan, and currently resides in Austin, Texas. He studied composition at Western Michigan University with Dr. Richard Adams and Dr. Lisa R. Coons where he also chaired as the Vice President of the WSCA. His music has been performed nationwide since 2017 with some notable premieres taking place with the Desert Winds, Blue Lake Concert Band, and the West Point Band. Caleb is a current member of the Millennium Composers Initiative and is an active member of the new music community in the United States.