Tabes Bridges, composer & baritone

Tabes Bridges is a Chicago-based composer and baritone whose music takes listeners on fantastic journeys of harmony, language, and color. A longtime choral singer, Tabes is obsessed with the interplay between words and music, and his long-term artistic goals include 1) pushing the limits of textual sources in choral music, and 2) expanding the boundaries […]

Myron Silberstein, composer

Composer Myron Silberstein (b. 1974) began his career as a pianist dedicated to bringing attention to composers whose work had fallen into obscurity. Immersion in the music of Vittorio Giannini, Nicolas Flagello, Ernest Bloch, and Paul Creston led to the development of his own compositional voice. Silberstein’s music is Romantic in outlook while making liberal […]

Megan DiGeorgio, composer

Megan DiGeorgio is a composer, violist, vocalist, educator, and arts administrator based Chicago, Illinois. As an artist, Megan believes in collaboration and community, rather than competition. She takes joy in creating and inspiring others to create. She most enjoys working in a spirit of genuine collaboration with other artists, musical and non-musical, and she strives […]

Han Guel Lee, pianist, composer, electronics

Han geul Lee is a multifaceted musician, known for his innovative approach to the piano as a composer, improviser, and instrument maker. He has explored a wide range of piano repertoire, from early baroque to premiere performances of new music and continues to explore theuntapped sonic capabilities of the piano with experimental techniques and electronics […]

Mark Snyder, composer & engineer

Mark Snyder is a drummer, tubist, video artist, composer, engineer, producer & teacher living in Chicago. Mark’s multimedia compositions have been described as “expansive, expressive, and extremely human.” As a producer, writer, engineer, and performer, his discography includes world, electroacoustic, pop, rock, classical, and country records. A two-time quarterfinalist for the Grammy Music Educator of […]

Blair Boyd, composer

Blair Boyd is a Chicago-based composer whose highly energized compositions engage with physical movement and the perception of time. Her works have been performed throughout the U.S. and internationally including Cheltenham Music Festival (U.K.), impuls Festival (Austria), and HighScore New Music Festival (Italy), as well as broadcast on BBC Radio 3. Dr. Boyd holds degrees […]

Cole Reyes, composer

Cole Reyes (b. 1998) is a Michigan-based composer, educator, conductor, and performer originally from the Chicagoland Area. His music explores the intersection between personal experience and the world beyond. He has collaborated with artists such as JACK Quartet, the Rhythm Method Quartet, Bergamot Quartet, Juventas New Music Ensemble, BlackBox Ensemble, Del Sol Quartet, Transient Canvas, […]

Han Xu, composer

Xu Han 许瀚 ( Beijing China) is a composer, scholar, sound artist, trombone & euphonium player, instrument hacker, coder, and improviser who draws inspiration from Buddhist Philosophy and hands-on aesthetics. Han is currently a composition doctoral candidate at Cornell University. He finished a music master degree in composition (graduating with distinction) from the Royal Northern […]

William Copper, composer

William Copper is an American composer of contemporary classical music, a theorist, and the world’s authority on Intonalism, the science of structuring music according to intonation. His music is praised for its beauty, structural integrity, and innovative originality. Copper’s studies began in mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and as his interests turned to […]

Josh Rodriguez, composer

Known for his energetic rhythms, rich harmonic language, and striking colors, award-winning composer Josh Rodriguez (b. 1982) continues to gain recognition as an emerging composer and collaborator on a national and international scale. Born in Argentina and raised in Guatemala, Mexico and the United States, Rodriguez’s musical imagination has been formed by this bilingual, multi-cultural […]