Ryan Ross Smith is a composer, performer, sound designer, engineer and educator currently based in the Catskills region of New York State. Smith has performed throughout the US, Europe and UK, including performances at MoMA and PS1 [NYC] and Le Centre Pompidou [Paris, FR], has had his music performed throughout North America, Iceland, Denmark, Australia and the UK, has presented his work and research at conferences including NIME, ISEA, ICLI, ICLC, SMF and TENOR, and has lectured at various colleges and universities. As a sound designer/engineer, Smith has produced a range of work, including projects for ABC (David Blaine's "Drowned Alive"), Kassen Brothers Production (Smith composed and produced the score for "Puncture"), and WNYC's Studio360, in addition to working as a ringtone mastering engineer and freelance audio engineer/producer. Smith is also known for his work with Animated Music Notation, and his Ph.D. research website is archived at animatednotation.com. He currently teaches Audio Production at the State University of New York at Oneonta.