David Stenson (b.1982) completed an M.F.A. in Composition and Theory at Brandeis University. His first two formative years of composition study were spent with Nils Vigeland at the Manhattan School of Music, and he finished undergraduate studies at the New England Conservatory of Music (BM, with honors), taking studio lessons in composition and electronics with John Mallia. David's compositional interests include microtonality, auditory perception, digital signal processing, algorithmic music, computer-assisted composition, and noise.