Seth CusterSeth Custer was selected by the Music Teachers National Association as the Distinguished Composer of 2010 for his saxophone quartet, Touch & Go. In 2009, he earned his Ph.D. in composition from the University of Iowa, where he studied with composer David Gompper. Custer remains active as a performer, composer and clinician, and is the head of the theory and composition department at Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC. In addition, he is the program director of the National Federation of Music Clubs Junior Composers Institute, held annually in Minneapolis, MN, and for the past two years has served as the coordinator of the South Carolina Music Teachers Association Commissioned Composer program. Recent commissions include works for brass sextet, saxophone/electronic media, youth orchestra, and saxophone quartet.