Robert Swift, a native of New York State, is now Professor of Music Emeritus at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire. Mr. Swift earned his B.S. in music education from Hartwick College and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees, also in music education, from the Eastman School of Music. His 50-year teaching career includes time at public schools, colleges, and universities in New York, Tennessee, and New Hampshire. Mr. Swift has numerous musical publications in print, including works for voice, choir, and organ.