From Salem, OR, Sean Russell Hallowell is a musician and composer living in San Francisco, CA. He holds an A.B. in music and comparative literature from Brown University in Providence, RI, and a Ph.D. in historical musicology from Columbia University in New York City, NY, where he wrote a dissertation on the metaphysics of compositional tradition in Medieval Europe. For the last year he served as Lecturer in the History and Literature of Western Music at the University of California, Berkeley, and this fall he will begin a postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University. His music has been showcased by such organizations as the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States, The New Music Conflagration, Inc., and Vox Novus. He may be reached @ <isorhythmics[at]gmail[dot]com>.