Dave Soldier is a neuroscientist at Columbia University, who is also known as a composer and musician combining pop and classical traditions. He has appeared as performer or arranger in a variety of CDs, and he composes works in a variety of genres ranging from rock to jazz. He is the founder and violinist of the band Soldier String Quartet and he has collaborated with artists Robert Dicks, Trisha Brown, and John Cale among many others. He wrote his first opera composition for Naked Revolution, a work commissioned for The Kitchen’s 25th anniversary season in 1997. For more information, please visit: http://davesoldier.com/index.html