Ben Wylie is a composer, improviser, and sound artist based in Vancouver, BC. His work is concerned with tuning systems, theatricality, light, space, coded text, natural phenomena, drones, resonance, amplification, and many other things. His music has been performed across the United States and Canada by ensembles and performers including Boston Musica Viva, the Bozzini Quartet, Chris Watford, the Ludovico Ensemble, Naomi Sato, Sylvie LaCroix, Stereoscope Duo, Rick Sacks, Brandon Ilaw, and Ecstatic Waves, among others. He has been commissioned by a number of instrumentalists including Andrew D'Antonio, Brandon Ilaw, Leia Slosberg, Marina Hasselberg, and many others. He graduated with a BM in Composition from the Boston Conservatory in 2014, where he studied with Marti Epstein, Curtis Hughes, and Jan Swafford. He received an MFA in Interdisciplinary Studies from Simon Fraser University in 2016, where he studied with composer Owen Underhill and theater artist Steven Hill. He has participated in workshops and masterclasses with Ken Ueno, Evan Ziporyn, Chen Yi, Michael Pisaro, Phyllis Chen, Daniel Biro, Annesley Black, Anthony Tan, Christopher Adler, and Christopher Butterfield, among others. As an improviser he has created live scores for choreographers Linnea Gwiazda and Emmalena Fredriksson, he has also been featured in the 2015 Big Joy Festival, Quiet City concert series, and Sawdust Collector concert series. He is the host and producer of RE:composition, a show about contemporary music on Vancouver's Co-Op Radio.