Composer/Theorist Ann K. Gebuhr (BM, MM, PhD from Indiana University) has established a national and international presence as a composer. Her music has been performed by symphonies including the Houston Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, Filharmonie George Enescu (Bucharest, Romania), Louisville Orchestra, Evergreen Chamber Orchestra and the Waterloo Symphony. She is a MacDowell Colony Fellow and the first woman to twice be awarded the Creative Artist Award in Composition by the Cultural Arts Council of Houston. The composer of two full-length operas on libretti by Robert Hatten, she was also awarded a Scholar in Residence at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Study and Conference Center in Bellagio, Italy. A book, Hildegard!, was published in 2012, and a compact disc, Eight Contemplations on Texts by Hildegard was released on the Impression Arts label. Houston, Texas is her home.