After training on piano, viola, organ and percussion, Roger Butler discovered the ultimate instrument to be the electronic studio. Whilst studying under the inspirational direction of Reginald Smith Brindle at Bangor University, he founded his first electroncic music studio. After further research throughout Europe he began developing a range of experimental courses in electronic and instrumental composition. Currently Head of Music Technology at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, he has written for the concert hall, the theatre and dance. Works include instrumental solos, chamber and orchestral music, choral works, and mixed media, often employing live electronics or electroacoustic music.