Halimah Muhammad is a composer and musician from Pensacola, Florida. Muhammad began composing along with playing the trumpet in her middle school years and French horn during her high school years. She has also played the guitar since the sixth grade.

 Her passion for composing arose from playing various music literature that impressed her as she participated in band ensembles at school. As a result of observing works that caught her eye, Muhammad sought to create her own remarkable compositions instead of always performing and listening to the works of other composers.

 She received her bachelor's degree in Music Composition from Stetson University in DeLand Florida in May of 2021. At Stetson University, Muhammad studied composition with Dr. Manuel de Murga. Muhammad recently received her Master of Music degree in May of 2023 from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale,Illinois where she studied composition with Dr. Christopher Walczak. 

Halimah Muhammad explores writing compositions for a variety of wind and string instruments that each contain unique moods. Her first composition for a large ensemble , An Air Travel Journey for wind ensemble, was recently completed in the spring of 2023.

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