Chace Williams (b. 1996) is an active composer and audio engineer currently residing in Bowling Green, Ohio. His music has been performed throughout the United States as well as internationally in China, Hong Kong, and Romania. Chace’s primary focus is electroacoustic music, combining and processing the sounds of live instruments with their digitally manipulated counterparts. His output covers a wide range of styles and mediums, from acoustic solo, chamber, and large ensemble works to electronic works.
Chace has written for ensembles such as the National Repertory Orchestra, String Noise, Quasar, Strings and Hammers, and the Mosaic Trio. He is currently the 2019 Production and Recording Fellow for the National Repertory Orchestra where he was commissioned to write a fanfare as part of the Bravo! Vail Music Festival. Recently, Chace completed a residency at the Xi’an Liangjiatan International School in Xi’an, China. His works have been published on multiple labels including Zinnia for tuba and live electronics on the SEAMUS 2017-18 Interactions CD and Electric Screwdriver for marimba and fixed media on the percussion CD Onyinyo.
Chace’s work Spurge for piano and electronics was presented at the SEAMUS 2019 National Conference at the Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory as well as being the selected winner for Eunmi Ko’s Tributes to Isang Yun. In 2018, He was a featured composer on the Hyperbolic Chamber Music’s New Music Master Work series. Chace was also a selected composer of the Black Sheep Contemporary Ensembles call for scores for his co-composed piece ‘Tuvan’. He attended SPLICE Institute 2016 and 2017 as a participant composer.
Chace is currently pursuing a Master of Music degree in composition at Bowling Green State University under the tutelage of Elainie Lillios. He holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of South Florida where he studied with Baljinder Sekhon. Chace is a member of ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers). His works are published exclusively by Ciccarello Publications.