Laura Brackney lives and learns in Austin, TX. She is a clarinet and piano private lesson teacher, published composer, and a member of both the UT Javanese Gamelan Ensemble and Leaf Chimes free-improvisation group. Additionally, she volunteers with COTFG, organizes musical events for bicyclists, and tends her vegetable garden. Since obtaining her BM in Theory and Composition from Southwestern University in May 2014, she has had her work premiered at the Blanton SoundSpace, the 78th Birthday of the UT Kniker Carillon, and the New Media Art and Sound Summit.