Tim Libby is in his 21st year as Director of Bands at Cherry Creek High School. Prior to that he taught at Gateway High School in Aurora for four years. He graduated, with honors, from the University of Northern Colorado with degrees in Music Education and Trumpet Performance. His ensembles have been selected to perform at the CMEA Conference 10 times and the Music For All National Concert Band Festival twice, and his Marching Band is a 14-time CBA State Finalist. In 2013, Mr. Libby was named the Cherry Creek High School Teacher of the Year, and in 2015 he was recognized by School Band and Orchestra Magazine as one of 50 Directors Who Make A Difference. Mr. Libby is an active clinician and adjudicator. He has enjoyed the opportunity to work with all levels of students from Alabama, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Washington and Wyoming, as well as in China and the Middle East. He served as Interim Director of the Lamont Wind Ensemble at the University of Denver in the fall of 2011 and was the Principal Conductor at the Lebanese Band Association for the Promotion of Music (LeBAM) International Summer Band Camp held in Beirut, Lebanon from 2012-2017. As a freelance trumpet player, Mr. Libby’s experience includes performances with Arturo Sandoval, Clark Terry, Milt Hinton, Bobby Shew, Bill Watrous, Peter Erskine, Dave Brubeck, The Manhattan Transfer, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Earth Wind & Fire, The Four Tops and many others.