About Heather

Heather Ellis Koehn (b. 1979) is an Oklahoma-based composer, arranger, and educator. Heather's original compositions have been performed by groups throughout the southern United States, and she was recently named a winner of the 2018 Dallas Winds Fanfare Competition. Heather received her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. In addition to writing concert works and marching band arrangements, Heather is a National Board Certified Teacher and directs junior high band at Coweta Public Schools and is the creative director of the award-winning Coweta Tiger Pride Marching Band. Heather's compositions and arrangements provide a "meaningful experience to performer and listener alike", and she believes that music can be a most powerful force for social change.