Dr. Madelyn Byrne is director of Palomar’s Electronic Music Ensemble and a composer of both acoustic and electro-acoustic music. Much of her recent work combines acoustic instruments with computer-generated sounds, including For ANWR (commissioned by Yoon Jeong Heo); Rain, Sea, and Sky (commissioned by the NOISE Ensemble); and Dream Tableaux (commissioned by Colin McAllister). Past honors include ASCAPlus awards, honorable mention in the Suoni di Legno competition, winner of the Friends and Enemies of New Music Composition competition, and recordings on CRI Records and Innova Records. Dr. Byrne’s music has been selected for many new music festivals including several International Computer Music Conferences, Electronic Music Midwest, WIU’s New Music Festival, Imagine II, and Merging Voices, and has received additional national and international television, radio and internet performances. Dr. Byrne completed her DMA in Composition at The Graduate Center in 1999 and joined the Palomar College Faculty in the fall 2000 semester. She has also been a guest composer at Columbia University’s Computer Music Center. Her composition In a Winter Landscape for flute and computer-generated sounds will be performed on a New York Composer’s Circle concert this June with flutist Ellen Weller. For more information, visit her website at www.madelynbyrne.com.