is one of the most performed composers of band music in the world. A
recipient of numerous ASCAP awards, his trend-setting compositions
and arrangements have a style and energy that are truly exceptional.
Equally recognized for his contributions to education, he currently
serves as Department Chair of Music Education at Capital University
in Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Swearingen frequently appears as a guest
conductor, adjudicator, and clinician throughout the United States,
as well as Japan, Australia, Europe, Canada, and the Republic of China.