Ariyo Shahry Composer and Web designer.

As an active composer and arranger, Mr. Shahry explores the connections of the past, present, and future, specifically with inspiration from the natural world, poetry, and visual art. He incorporates music with a vast spectrum of acoustic and electronic musical styles into a variety of settings. As member of the Baltimore Composers Forum, he works with many of the area's finest musicians including Joseph Satava, The Capitol Hill Chamber Players, and the harp?saxophone duo "Pictures on Silence." Mr. Shahry is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Music degree at The Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University where he studies composition with Michael Hersch and French horn with Philip Munds. He is the recipient of the Louis Cheslock Memorial Scholarship, the Randolph S. Rothschild Scholarship, and the Eugene Scheffres and Richard E. Hartt Scholarship.