AARON KEYT is a Pacific Northwest composer with ties to Seattle and Anchorage. He has traveled and worked throughout Alaska; his works include “Footprints" from Denali and Yukon-Charley, “Nulbay Park” for clarinet and piano (celebrating the birds of Anchorage), and works in progress from Adak and Chignik Lagoon/Port Heiden. Aaron studied composition and trombone at the University of Washington and did graduate work at Princeton University with Milton Babbitt and J.K. Randall. He has written for piano, organ, chamber ensembles, and computer. Also an active improviser, Aaron is a founding member of Banned Rehearsal, a Seattle ensemble now in its 33rd year.