Robert J. Coe is an award-winning, internationally recognized composer of contemporary classical music. Coe’s music has been performed in Europe, Australia, and throughout North America by such illustrious ensembles as ETHEL, the Hobart Wind Symphony, the Videri String Quartet, and the Phoenix Quartet. Coe’s works have been selected for the Bruno Maderna International Composition Competition (First Prize), the Sarofim Composition Award (First Prize), the 2017 ISCM World Music Days (Official Selection), and the Cypress Symphonic Band Call for Scores (Official Selection), among others. Coe’s music has also been presented at the 2017 Aldebaran Festival, the 2017 TUTTI Festival, and the 2015 Denali Music Festival, and upcoming performances are scheduled for the AURA Contemporary Ensemble, Concertia, the Emily Carr String Quartet, and ensembles at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Coe is a 2017-2018 Da Camera Young Artist, and is published by Aldebaran Editions. He is currently pursuing a Master of Music at the University of Houston studying with Dr. Rob Smith.