Laurence Wittig is a life-long resident of Arizona whose choral works can be found in the catalogues of several publishing companies. He is a graduate of Northern Arizona University and Arizona State University. For 34 years he was Director of Choral Activities at Paradise Valley High School in Phoenix, Arizona, but has experience teaching grades 5-12. He is Past President of Arizona ACDA and has also been an officer in Arizona Music Educators Association. He also has 40 years experience in church music. Mr. Wittig continues his choral work and composition in retirement. He is proud to have been a part of the Shawnee Press Library for over 30 years.