With musical works for band possessing an imaginative,
well-crafted style that resonates with performers
and audiences worldwide, Timothy Loest has become
a name in instrumental music synonymous with creativity,
versatility and accessibility.
Mr. Loest had his first work published in 1995,
and today he is an exclusive composer and arranger
for The FJH Music Company Inc. The bestselling
supplemental methods he has written for FJH include
Warm-ups and Beyond and Rhythms and
Beyond. and he is a co-writer of Measures
of Success®: A Comprehensive Musicianship
As a clinician, Mr. Loest delivers engaging and
thought provoking presentations on various aspects
of instrumental music. He frequently guest conducts
bands throughout the United States and regularly
Mr. Loest received his Bachelor of Music Education
degree from Illinois State University, and his
Master of Music degree from Northwestern University.
He holds membership in NAfME, ASCAP, Illinois
MEA, the Illinois Grade School Music Association,
and the Christian Educators Association International.
Mr. Loest is band director at F.E. Peacock Middle
School in Itasca, Illinois. An ASCAP award-winning
composer, he strives to advance music education
through his writing and teaching.
Mr. Loest can be contacted through his website:
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