Sean Ellis Hussey is a Chicago-based composer currently pursuing a master of music composition from Roosevelt University Chicago College of Performing Arts. Sean has been recognized through numerous awards including selected student composer at the 2017 Chicago Electro-Acoustic Music Festival, the Cleveland Chamber Symphony Emerging Composer Award in 2014, and the 2017 OperaFEST featured composer at Roosevelt University. Current projects include a commission from Appleton West High School wind ensemble and choir that explores how the public misunderstands educators, an opera that touches on the friction between social justice agendas and historically driven opera performance practices to premiere in November, and a concert music documentary project in collaboration with vocal quartet Åkervinda. For more info visit seanellishusseycomposer.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition to composing music, Sean is an avid food experimenter, reader of anything fascinating, writer of ideas he’s not trained to write about, and wisher-of-dogs being allowed in his apartment.