Judith Shatin (www.judithshatin.com) is a composer whose music, called “something magical” by Fanfare, has been commissioned by groups including the Barlow and Fromm Foundations, the McKim Fund of the Library of Congress, the Lila Wallace-Readers Digest Arts Partners Program, and ensembles including Ash Lawn Opera, Da Capo Chamber Players, Kronos Quartet, an dthe National and Richmond Symphonies. Twice a fellow at the Rockefeller Center in Bellagio, she has held residencies at Brahmshaus (Germany), MacDowell, Yaddo, the VCCA and La Cité des Arts (France), among others. A staunch advocate for her fellow composers, she has served on the boards of the League/ISCM, American Composers Alliance, and International Alliance for Women in Music. In demand as a master teacher, Shatin has been BMI composer-in-residence at Vanderbilt University, senior composer at the Wellesley Composers Forum, and will soon serve as master artist at the Atlantic Center for the Arts. Her music is widely recorded on the Centaur, Innova, New World, Neuma, and Parma labels. Judith Shatin is William R. Kenan Jr. Professor at the University of Virginia, where she founded the Virginia Center for Computer Music.