Composer Robert Ashley is best known for his experimental operas, particularly his pioneering opera set for television, "Perfect Lives". Born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, he was a founding member of the ONCE Group, and a member of the Sonic Arts Union, which included David Behrman, Alvin Lucier, and Gord
Alexina Louie is a Juno-Award winning composer and has been commissioned to write major works for most of Canada’s leading performers, ensembles, and orchestras. Her works have also been performed internationally.
She was born in Vancouver in 1949, and is the child of second-generation Canadi
György Ligeti was a 20th-century Hungarian composer, most well-known for his works used in the films of Stanley Kubrick. Ligeti’s early works were influenced by his countryman Béla Bartók. After fleeing Hungary’s communist regime in the late 1950s, Ligeti arrived in Cologne and worked in an el
Adam Scott Neal (b. 1981) is a composer, originally from Atlanta and now based in New York. He spent a year in Belfast, Northern Ireland, where he worked at the Sonic Arts Research Centre (Queen's University Belfast) and earned his MA in Sonic Arts. He also holds a Bachelor of Music in music technolo