Program Notes
Objects was generated entirely through digital synthesis using Csound.

Biographical Sketch
Ben Murphy is a composer and performer of acoustic and electroacoustic music, currently living in Bowling Green, Ohio. His music has been performed in Australia, Italy, England, and across the United States at such events as the SEAMUS National Conference, Mountain Computer Music Festival, International Computer Music Conference, soundSCAPE Festival, and the Australasian Computer Music Conference. This year, he was awarded First Place in the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Young Artist Composition Competition.

Murphy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Composition and Music Technology from the University of Montana, where he was an active member of the University of Montana Percussion Ensemble and Symphonic Wind Ensemble, and co-composed and performed as a percussionist in an electroacoustic duo. In 2011, he was awarded the Presser Foundation Undergraduate Scholar Award, the highest honor for a music student at the University of Montana. He is currently studying composition and music technology with Elainie Lillios and Mikel Kuehn at Bowling Green State University.