Brad Decker’s music has been acknowledged and performed both nationally and worldwide. He was most recently a selected finalist for the 2005 ASCAP/SEAMUS Student Composer Competition, the Bourges 31e Concours International de Musique et d’Art Sonore Electroacoustiques, the IV Edition Pierre Schaeffer International Competition of Computer Music, and the 2004 Concurso Internacional de Música Eletroacústica de São Paulo. His music has also been performed at numerous American festivals. Dr. Decker is Visiting Assistant Professor of electronic music at Illinois Wesleyan University, and Visiting Lecturer at the University of Illinois. His dissertation on Franco Donatoni was deposited in January 2006.