Ben Johnston is a music composer specializing in Extended Just Intonation. He was born in Macon, Georgia in 1926 and studied with music legends Harry Partch, John Cage and Darius Milhaud. Johnston taught composition and theory from 1951-1983 at the University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign.

Jon Roy is a writer, filmmaker, composer and visual artist. Read his bio here.

This is our weblog and the main way we work together since we live far apart.

Other team members include:
The Kepler Quartet: Sharan Leventhal (Violin), Eric Segnitz (Violin), Brek Renzelman (Viola), and Karl Lavine (Cello). Read their bios here.

Tim Johnson provides Csound realizations of Ben’s string quartets for reference.

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