Stephen Davismoon was born in London. He has had a professional composition career for over 20 years, and has written music for a broad range of ensembles and situations – from solo pieces through to works for full orchestra, with and without voices. He has also written anumber of live electronic/interactive; electroacoustic and sound-art installation pieces. He has had performances in Brazil, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Iceland, Italy, Lithuania, Spain, Switzerland, UK, Ukraine, Uruguay and theUSA. He has worked with many notable musicians, institutions and festivals along the way: Roberto Fabbriciani; Rohan de Saram; Die Neuevocalsolisten; Scottish Opera; Centro Tempo Reale; Das Experimentalstudio der Heinrich Strobel Stiftung; Jan Kopinski; Richard Craig; Tara Boumann; Luciane Cardassi, CCMIX Studios; Edinburgh International Festival – ‘Behind the Scenes’; Martyn Brabbins; Jean-Philippe Wurtz; Le Champs Libre; Ensemble Linea; Ensemble 900;Brake Drum Percussion Ensemble; The Bergensen, Barbirolli and Edinburgh Quartets; Klangwerktage Hamburg; Finestre sul Novecento Treviso; The Tampere Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra. He is currently Professor of Contemporary Composition and Director of Music and Dance at the University of Salford, Manchester, England.