Ericsson Hatfield (b.1995) is a composer, performer, and educator. His compositions integrate classical and modern techniques to create a fresh musical language. As a composer, he won first prize for his work “Constellations” as the youngest applicant to the Tribeca New Music Festival in 2018. In 2020, he won the Kristen Pankonin Award at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, resulting in a commission to compose a song cycle for solo voice and piano, and received an Honorable Mention in the Conservatory’s Biennial Choral Composition Competition. His work as an educator includes the textbook “Techniques of Canonic Counterpoint,” to be published in 2021. He studied Composition at the European American Musical Alliance in Paris with David Conte, with whom he is currently studying in the Master of Music program at the San Francisco Conservatory. As a violinist, Hatfield attended the Meadowmount School of Music for three summers where he studied violin with Sally Thomas and Ann Setzer. While pursuing his Bachelor’s Degree in Performance at New York University, he studied under Cyrus Beroukhim, Stephanie Chase, Gregory Fulkerson and Radim Kresta. Hatfield remains an active teacher, solo performer, and chamber musician.