Libby Meyer is a composer whose work reflects the natural rhythms and patterns of the world around her. Her music including chamber, orchestral, choral, wind symphony, film, dance and theater has been commissioned and performed throughout the United States. She is a co-founder of the Keweenaw Soundscape Project established to aurally document the Keweenaw region and surrounding lands for ecological, social and artistic value. She is a member of the Landscape Music Composers Network, a group of composers and musicians from across the United States who have created substantial bodies of work connected to landscape, nature, and place, and for whom inspiration from the natural world is an ongoing focus. Libby has served as Composer-in-Residence at Isle Royale National Park and the Visby International Center for Composers (Sweden). She has received awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Jackson Center for Teaching and Learning, The Michigan Tech Research Excellence Fund, The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, The Sorel Foundation and The American Composers Forum. She is the artistic director of New Music for a New Year an annual festival of new music taking place in Michigan's Upper Peninsula each January. Libby is also an active composer of theatrical incidental music and has written music for several productions by Tech Theater Company including Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, Silent Sky by Laura Gunderson and most recently Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Recent performances include Wild Beauty for violin, clarinet, piano and percussion (Juventas New Music Ensemble, Boston and City Water, Vallejo, CA) a new score for 1925 film The Red Kimona released by Kino Films in November of 2018 and Lakescape commissioned by the Keweenaw Symphony (funded by the National Endowment for the Arts) in honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. In spring of 2019 a CD of choral works will be recorded with Capella Clausura at WGBH Studios in Boston. Libby lives near the shores of Lake Superior in Hancock, Michigan with her husband Evan, their Pyrenees Mountain dog, a secretive cat, a flock of chickens and thousands of honey bees. When not composing she enjoys kayaking on the "Big Lake", horse backing riding, gardening and hiking in the beautiful Keweenaw Peninsula. She holds a DMA in Music Composition from Northwestern University and is a Lecturer in Music Theory/Composition at Michigan Tech University.