Hannah Novak, bassist

Hannah Novak is a professional orchestral freelance double bassist in the Chicago area. She currently studies at DePaul University with Alexander Hanna, and previously studied at Rice University with renowned bass pedagogue Paul Ellison. She enjoys rock climbing and dark chocolate, and is very happy to be a member of New Music Chicago.

Anthony Lanman, composer & guitarist

Anthony Joseph Lanman is an active and passionate musician that divides his time between composing, performing, teaching and advocacy for new classical music. As a composer, Anthony creates music that reaches general audiences as well as new music connoisseurs. Embracing influences that range from progressive rock and metal, to medieval and renaissance music, to jazz, […]

Cam Cunningham, composer/songwriter

“I’m originally from Cincinnati, Ohio. I grew up in a household of music lovers, who encouraged me to pursue music. I picked up guitar at age 12 and immediately started composing my own songs. I attended the University of Chicago where I studied Music Composition under Mwata Bowden, Augusta Read Thomas, and Anthony Cheung. I […]

Rose Bishop, flute

International prize-winning flutist Rose Bishop serves as Instructor of Flute at St. Ambrose University, Coe College, Cornell College, and Kirkwood Community College. An active orchestral musician, she serves as Principal Flute of the Southeast Iowa Symphony Quincy Symphony Orchestras and Second Flute/Piccolo with the Ottumwa Symphony Orchestra, and has performed with Orchestra Iowa, the Dubuque […]

Ari H. Scott, cello & composition

Ari Hunter Scott is a cellist, composer, and improviser based in the Chicago area. She currently plays with ensembles in the Chicago area while pursuing a Master’s in Music Performance at DePaul University and composing as a freelancer. Scott’s practice as a cellist spans both orchestral, chamber music, and solo performance. She is a member […]

Rebecca Gaspelin, soprano

Rebecca May Gaspelin, soprano, received her Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the Chicago College of Performing Arts, and her Master of Music degree at Loyola University in the studio of Luretta Bybee. She is currently in the piano studio of Joachim Polack  She has been heard singing with organizations such as the […]

Natasha Bogojević, composer & pianist

Natasha Bogojević is an award winning and internationally acclaimed composer and pianist. She is regarded as the creator of highly original, passionate and imaginative pieces. Her music is not possible to categorize; while deeply rooted in classical tradition she is constantly searching for different inspiration to create new, engaging and inventive scores. She is the […]

Elliott Lupp, composer

Elliott Lupp is a composer, improvisor, visual artist, educator, and sound designer whose work often invokes images of the distorted, chaotic, visceral, and absurd. This aesthetic approach as it relates to both acoustic and electroacoustic composition has led to a body of work that, at the root of its construction, focuses on the manipulation of […]

Pedram Diba, composer

Pedram Diba (b.1993) is an Iranian-American composer of acoustic, acousmatic, and mixed music residing in Chicago. Diba’s music and research has been showcased in festivals such as IRCAM Forum 2022, Festival Temporel 2021, NOVA Contemporary Meeting 2021, 4th Annual Research on Contemporary Music Conference, Concert Vivier InterUniversitaire 2020, New Music Gathering 2018, White Ibis Ensemble […]

Cameron Roberts, saxophonist & developer

Cameron is a musician and software developer living in Chicago. He earned a B.A. in Computer Science and a B.Mus. in Saxophone Performance from Northwestern University and is currently a graduate student at the Chicago College of Performing Arts. He has performed in solo and chamber recitals across the country, but his current primary artistic […]