Brian Garbet has composed acoustic and electroacoustic music for film, theatre, and concert. While at SFU, he was a Jeu de Temps/Times Play national prizewinner for his composition Ritual. He has received airplay and performances across Canada, the United States, New Zealand, and Finland. After years of touring and recording with the rock band Crop Circle, Brian completed his Master of Music at UBC. Currently a PhD candidate at the University of Calgary under the supervision of Laurie Radford, he has also studied with Barry Truax, Hildegard Westerkamp, Rodney Sharman, Robert Pritchard, Keith Hamel, and Allan Bell. Recently, Brian returned from a research residency in the United Kingdom where he was working with Joseph Hyde, P.A. Tremblay, and Trevor Wishart.