Stuart P. O’Neil (b. 1969) has taught vocal and instrumental music for Kansas public schools since 1993. He received a bachelor of music education degree from the University of Nebraska and a master of music theory degree from the University of Kansas. His compositions for concert band, brass ensemble, choir, jazz band, orchestra, and various chamber ensembles have been performed by music ensembles throughout the Midwest and overseas. In addition to his work as a teacher and composer, Mr. O’Neil also serves as an arranger, accompanist, adjudicator, and conductor. He currently lives in Lawrence, Kansas, with his family.