Danny Clay is a composer / sound artist / teaching artist / general noise- maker from Ohio, currently based in San Francisco. His work utilizes musical games, open forms, found objects, archival media, toy instruments, classroom collaborations, graphic notation, digital errata and cross-disciplinary research. He has collaborated with numerous musicians and organizations including Phyllis Chen, Kronos Quartet, San Francisco Opera, Post:Ballet, Third Coast Percussion, Thingamajigs, 826 Valencia, Sarah Cahill, ICE, Quinn Walker, Little Opera and Wil Bolton. He teaches composition to elementary schoolers, and currently curates Project Object, a netlabel of experimental music by kids. He also serves as a resident curator at the Center for New Music in San Francisco, a frequent host of Music from Other Minds on KALW, and occasional writer for I Care If You Listen.