Jordan Bennett (b.1984) is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Choral Conducting at the University of Central Arkansas. Here, he serves as the graduate assistant for the Concert and Chamber Choirs and will complete his studies in May of 2010. He has now been composing for four years,and in the Fall of 2007 he conducted the premiere of his first piece, Adoramus Te. This piece was written during his undergraduate studies for the Concert Choir at Arkansas Tech University, where he graduated Magna cum laude in May of 2008 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Vocal Music Education. Since then, he has composed several pieces that have been performed by choirs at Arkansas Tech University as well as his current choirs at the University of Central Arkansas. He was also selected as a finalist in the world renowned Ithaca College Choral Composition Contest for his newest choral piece, To the Desert.