Kyle Vanderburg (b. 1986) is a composer of eclectically polystylistic music fueled by rhythmic drive and melodic infatuation. His works have been performed by Brave New Works, Access Contemporary Music, Luna Nova, and the New IMPROV! Century Ensemble (N!CE). Kyle holds affiliations with ASCAP, the American Composers Forum, the Society of Composers Incorporated, the Oklahoma Composers Association, the National Association of Composers/USA, the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States, and the International Computer Music Association. Additionally, he was asked to write the program notes for the Springfield (Missouri) Symphony's 2008-2009 season, and was honored in 2009 for his contribution to the Drury University Wind Ensemble. A native of Missouri, Kyle holds degrees from Drury University (AB), where he studied composition with Carlyle Sharpe and conducting with Christopher Koch, and the University of Oklahoma (M.Mus.), where he studied with composers Marvin Lamb, Konstantinos Karathanasis, Roland Barrett, and Marc Jensen. He has also participated in composition masterclasses with David Maslanka, Chris Brubeck, Eric V. Hachikian, Joël-François Durand, and Benjamin Broening. He is currently a DMA candidate in composition at the University of Oklahoma, where he holds a graduate research assistantship in music IT.