BRIAN GABER, Professor of Contemporary Media at Florida State University, earned his Master of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, and soon after toured the U.S., Canada, and Japan with the Glenn Miller Orchestra. Mr. Gaber has produced music and other audio for radio, television, video and multimedia for clients world-wide including Compuserve, Inc., and Kawai America, Inc. Active as a composer and arranger, Gaber has had his works, Jam Session for Symphony Orchestra, There's a Meetin' Here Tonight!: A Celebration of African American Spirituals, and Three American Voices, performed by more than 50 professional orchestras across the country. Ancestral Waters for mezzo soprano, jazz trio and orchestra had its first public performance by the Baton Rouge Symphony. His compositions and arrangements for jazz ensemble are published by Increase Music and have been performed by high school, college and professional bands across the U.S., Europe, and Russia. Mr. Gaber directs the Bachelor of Arts in Commercial Music program and teaches courses in music business, music technology, and audio production.