BIO

Elizabeth resides in Phoenix, AZ after receiving her Masters in Music Composition from Arizona State University in 2010. At ASU, she studied with Rodney Rogers, Roshanne Etezady and Glenn Hackbarth. Elizabeth attended Baylor University where she received her Bachelors in Music Composition in 2008 and studied with Scott McAllister (Black Dog, X, Tarkus).

Elizabeth’s works have been heard around the greater Phoenix area including the PHX Art Museum and the Desert Botanical Gardens, coast to coast in the U.S. and in Italy. Her music has been performed at the Cortona Sessions for New Music, the 2010 and 2011 highSCORE Festivals, the Oregon Bach Festival Composer’s Symposium, the New Dischord Festival, the Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival, and at The Cell Theatre in NY, NY. Elizabeth is the winner of the AZ Centennial Composer Competition (Judges’ Award) and the 2009 winner of the Cambridge Chamber Singers’ Annual Choral Composition Competition. Elizabeth ran the podcast, Train Wreck in Progress, with fellow composer Kurt Mehlenbacher for two years. She currently sings with the Phoenix Symphony Chorus and is the director for the “oh my god, my body, my ears!” festival.

For a full press package, or any other questions, please email Elizabeth at ekbayer@gmail.com. This bio may be copied and shorted as needed.


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