Michael Boyd, Associate Professor of Music at Chatham University, is a composer, scholar, and experimental improviser.
His music embraces experimental practices such as installation, multimedia, and performance art, and has been performed in a variety of venues throughout the United States and abroad. His user-driven installation Confessional recently won the 2016 FETA Prize in Sound Art. Boyd has published articles in Perspectives of New Music, Tempo, and Notes. He is active in his community, currently serving a second elected term on the Wilkins Township Board of Commissioners. Boyd often bikes to work and periodically competes in mountain bike races.