Chris Beaty is an award winning composer, instrumentalist and engineer. His work can currently be seen on ABC news, The National Geographic channel, PBS and at the Smithsonian museum in Washington DC. Coming up in the Twin Cities music live scene, Beaty joined forces with Asche and Spencer and became lead composer. After holding that post for 17 years, he branched out on is own and currently creates about 25 hours of broadcast media music annually. Working from his own studio, Beaty also handles session guitar work, music and sound design for installations and education materials.