Let Noise Ring

Program Notes
"Let Noise Ring" was composed in 2011 for tube-o-phone and computer. The tube-o-phone is an instrument that I built in 2010 for a class project at Lewis University.

Biographical Sketch
William Blocker was born in the small town of New Lenox, IL where he graduated from Lincoln-Way Central High School. He is currently a senior at Lewis University majoring in Music Merchandising and minoring in Music Technology. He is the creator and builder of the “tube-o-phone,” a homemade instrument. His musical interests include creating and recording sounds as well as composing music. He studies bass guitar with Bob Ferraris and participates in recording ensemble at Lewis University. Some of his musical influences include Johnny Cash, Bob Marley, Keith Moseley, Victor Wooten, and Bela Fleck. When he is not working on music related activities, he enjoys watching Chicago sports and hanging out with his dog Maddie.