Carol Brittin Chambers, composer and arranger, is currently on the music faculty at Texas Lutheran University. In addition to writing and teaching, she also maintains an active performance schedule, including appearances with the Mid-Texas and San Antonio Symphonies, as well as the San Antonio Brass.
Chambers has arranged and orchestrated show music for numerous high school marching bands across the country, as well as The Crossmen Drum Corps. High schools include CT Johnson HS, San Antonio, TX (2016, 2011 BOA Grand Nationals Finalist, 2014 BOA San Antonio Super-Regional Champion & BOA Houston Champion, multi-year State Finalist), Keller HS, TX (2015 BOA Grand Nationals Finalist, 2016 & multi-year BOA Regional and State Finalist), Hendrickson HS, TX (2016, 2014 BOA Regional Finalist, 2016 State Advancement), Broken Arrow Senior High School, OK (2006 BOA Grand Nationals Finals Champion), and Ronald Reagan High School, San Antonio, TX (2005 Bands of America Grand Nationals Semi-Finals Champion), to name a few. In addition to her own shows, she also orchestrates all the shows of Aaron Guidry, which can be found at www.yataforluda.com.
In addition to marching music, Chambers also enjoys writing works for concert band, solo instruments, and small ensembles.
Before coming to TLU, Chambers taught band for many years in the North East Independent School District, in San Antonio, TX. She was an assistant band director at Ed White Middle School, Lee High School, and Bush Middle School. She also taught private lessons in NEISD.
Chambers received a Bachelor of Music Education from Texas Tech University and a Master of Music in Trumpet Performance from Northwestern University. She studied under Vincent Cichowicz, Will Strieder, John Paynter, Arnold Jacobs, and James Sudduth. She and her husband Mark have three children: Catherine, Joshua, and Julia.