Many of Crumb's compositions include programmatic themes and elements of mysticism, which are often reflected in his visually stunning scores.
American composer Gordon Getty's vocal works are heavily inspired by nineteenth and early-twentieth poetic texts.
Salonen has composed chamber and orchestral works that are staples of the modern repertoire.
Moon is a pianist, composer, and concert organizer.
Hartke is a member of the faculty at the Thornton School of Music at University of Southern California
Hoover is a composer of many works for flute and has received awards from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Hailstork is a Professor of Music at Virginia's Old Dominion University.