Beth Bradfish is a composer and sound artist whose goal is to bring her audience as close to sound as possible – like a musician holding a cello to his or her heart. She composes for chamber ensembles, orchestras as well as installations and sound objects she designs. Beth's work was commissioned (2013) by Access Contemporary Music as part of the Open House Chicago celebration of the Chicago Architectural Foundation. Her work has also been performed at Spectrum NYC, Constellation (Chicago), Issue Project Room (NYC) and she was selected as a featured composer in the Oscillations series of Experimental Sound Studio. She is president of Chicago Composers’ Consortium, serves on the board of Experimental Sound Studio, and has taught as an artist in residence at the School of the Art Institute Chicago. Beth has been awarded an artist’s residency fellowship at Ragdale and a Field/Work residency with the Chicago Artists Coalition. She was recently awarded a New Works Residency for 2018 with Harvestworks New Media (NYC), an Individual Artist Support grant from the Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago (DCASE), and sponsorship at High Concept Labs (Chicago). She received her MFA in Music Composition from Vermont College of Fine Arts in 2015.