A Pacific Northwest native, Barret Anspach composes chamber music, orchestral music, pop music, and ballet scores. His commissioned score for Signature marks his second orchestral premiere for PNB (his first was created for Andrew Bartee’s 2012 arms that work). He has also been commissioned by Joel Sachs for the New Juilliard Ensemble and has collaborated with a variety of artists in other disciplines, including performance artist Rachel Mason, choreographers Andrew Bartee and Zack Winokur, photographer/filmmaker Michael Hart, and musician Jenn Ghetto. Following studies with Dr. Samuel Adler, Mr. Anspach graduated in 2010 as Master of Music from The Juilliard School. He and songwriter Seth Garrison form the dream pop group Night Cadet. Mr. Anspach lives in Seattle and is the brother of former Company dancer, Jessika Anspach.