Kevin Madison (Compose/Sound Design, DMA1) is a musician starting his first year as a doctoral student at CalArts this year. Trained as a classical pianist, his credits there include performing as a soloist with the Brevard Symphonic Orchestra, premiering his piano compositions at Carnegie Hall and performing in the Bowie Symphonic: Blackstar national tour in 2019. His compositional interests range widely in genre, from the avant-garde to hip-hop. He recently won 3rd prize in the PASIC Percussion Composition contest, for his piece my technology, scored for piano and vibraphone. In December he'll be releasing an EP of electronic music and rap under his artist name "Kev Pastell" and with the Geryon Label of which he is a member. When Five Years Pass is his debut as a sound designer.