ROBERT SIBBING was born
in 1929 in Illinois. He earned B.M. and M.A. degrees from
University of Iowa and an Ed.D. from University of Illinois, studying
composition with Hunter Johnson, Robert Kelly, Phillip Bezanson,
Richard Hervig, Tom Turner, and Phillip Greeley Clapp.
A performer as well as a
composer, Sibbing is Professor Emeritus in saxophone at Western
Illinois University, and a clarinetist in the Knox-Galesburg Symphony.