Tim and Julie Smith have been professional music ministers for over 35 years in the Phoenix , AZ area. They have written and recorded dozens of collections of music ranging from liturgical music, theater, children’s music, and bilingual music. Their songs have been published in the SPIRIT & SONG hymnals by Oregon Catholic Press, in the VOICES AS ONE hymnals by World Library Publications, and several of their song collections are available through Resource Publications, Inc. in San Jose , CA .

Together, they have written 5 musicals which have been performed in New York , Texas , Illinois , Washington , California , Colorado , and Ontario , Canada . In addition, they have given many concerts, workshops, teachings, and repertoire sessions throughout the country. Tim grew up in Phoenix , Arizona in a musical family. He graduated from Arizona State University in 1982 with a degree in music education. He also received a Masters in Arts in Liturgical Music from Santa Clara University in 1995. Julie grew up in Minnesota and also graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in English Literature and a minor in music. She later studied music at Grand Canyon College and received a Masters certificate from Corpus Christi Institute. Tim and Julie met while playing music at the ASU Newman Center in 1981 and were married in 1984. They have five brilliantly talented children (Bernadette, Jeremiah, Dominic, Ezekiel, and Immanuel) who also participated in the recording of several Music, Movement & Magination songs.