Diane Thome- Composer of a wide variety of works which span solo, chamber, choral, orchestral and electronic media, Diane Thome was the first woman to write computer-synthesized music. Her compositions have been presented in Europe, China, Australia, Israel, Canada and throughout the United States. She has been the guest of the Ecole National Claude Debussy, featured on French radio, composer-in-residence at the University of Sussex, participant at the Bennington Chamber Music Conference and Composers Forum of the East, and an invited composer at International Computer Music Festivals. Her collaborative works include Night Passage, an environmental theater piece presented at the Moore College of Art in Philadelphia, and Angles for virtual reality artwork shown at the Beinnale des Electroniques in Paris. Thome's music has been recorded on the CRI, Opus One, Crystal, Tulstar, Capstone, and Centaur labels. The first woman to receive a Ph.D. in music from Princeton, she holds an M.F.A. in composition, an M.A. in theory and composition from the University of Pennsylvania, and two undergraduate degrees with distinction in piano and composition from the Eastman School of Music. A member of American Composers Alliance and BMI, she is currentlyProfessor of Theory and Composition at the University of Washington's School of Music.See also Diane Thome HPC #09428.