Dr Andrea Mazzariello is a composer, performer, writer, and teacher. His musical practices include writing songs, making electronic music, and working in notated traditions. His work explores treatments of his own original text, plays with computers and electronics, and engages the physiology of performance in novel ways. He writes about listening, musical media, and pedagogy, and teaches and mentors music-makers working in a wide variety of genres and approaches. He teaches composition and music technology at Carleton College, directs the composition program at the Sō Percussion Summer Institute, and mentors young beatmakers and producers at The Key in downtown Northfield, MN.